Fraunhofer UMSICHT Institute Branch Sulzbach-Rosenberg

Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety, and Energy Technology UMSICHT

Institute branch Sulzbach-Rosenberg

Our research focuses on technical innovations in the fields of environmental, process and energy technology as well as circular economy and recycling.

The aim is to promote sustainable management, environmentally friendly technologies and innovative behavior. Our intention is to strengthen the economic ability to change.

The Sulzbach-Rosenberg branch of the institute analyzes, develops, tests and optimizes technical processes and sees itself as an interface between science and industry. For industrial and public clients, the latest findings are translated into marketable technologies, products and services.

News from the Institute branch Sulzbach-Rosenberg


Press Release / 13.3.2023

Waste Management Atlas of Kuwait

eMiskWaste Project


Press Release / 28.2.2023

UMSICHT develops thermal management for large-scale hydrogen research project


Press Release / 7.2.2023

Pilot plant for the production of sustainable hydrocarbons goes on stream


Press Release / 6.2.2023

Project »SynergyFuels« makes biofuel production more efficient


Press Release / 26.1.2023

Bavaria promotes Circonomy Hub for carbon cycles


Press Release / 30.11.2022

UMSICHT develops oxyfuel combustion for biogas with CO2 separation


Press Release / 26.10.2022

Construction of the pilot biorefinery completed

Update Phy2Climate


Press Release / 10.10.2022

Sustainable and climate-neutral: Transforming waste into hydrogen

Events and Trade Fairs


European Biomass Conference & Exhibition / June 05, 2023 - Juni 09, 2023

Fraunhofer UMSICHT at the EUBCE

Fraunhofer UMSICHT is involved in this year's EUBCE 2023 in Bologna - the largest biomass conference and exhibition in the world.


Conference/ June 05, 2023 - June 07, 2023

Fraunhofer UMSICHT with lecture at Waste-to-Resources 2023

Dr.-Ing. Peter Degener’s lecture will be about the sustainable waste management in developing countries. He will report on the EGIDD project, where sustainable waste management has been developed in 3 model regions in Tunisia.

Our departments


Recycling Management


Renewable Energy

Current research projects


A waste management plan for the Emirate of Kuwait

Inventory, data collection and roadmap are the key points of the project.



Conversion of sewage sludge into fuel and hydrogen


Recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment in Ghana

Project EAG2-Rec: An innovative technology for downstream processing of WEEE in Ghana



From Farm to Market: Converting Animal Manure into Fertilising Products.

Contact Persons

Our most important contact persons at a glance – from the institute's directors, on the heads of departments to administrative and staff positions.


Management and Administration

Department Renewable Energy

Department Recycling Management


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