Acatech appointment

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Executive Director Professor Albert Heuberger receiving letter of appointment to acatech.

Professor Albert Heuberger now a member of the National Academy of Science and Engineering.

In January 2017, Professor Albert Heuberger, executive director of Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, was appointed a member of the National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) alongside 34 other researchers and scientists. Acatech, the leading academy of science and engineering in Germany, plays an instrumental role in advising government and the public on matters pertaining to science and technology.

»On behalf of the institute and myself, I am honored to accept this appointment and welcome this wonderful new opportunity to take our institute and our ideas out into the wider community,« explained Professor Heuberger. »This takes us a step closer to fulfilling our mission and realizing our vision, which is to deliver cutting-edge research that provides direct benefits for the economy and society.«