29 Aug (Tue) – IWES and NORDCERAM Bremerhaven

Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems IWES Bremerhaven und
NORDCERAM GmbH Bremerhaven

Long field trip, IF-IS GEX 02

Tuesday, August 29th, 2023
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Will be announced in the conference office.
Language: If participants who are English-speaking (but not German-speaking) are present, the language will be English.
– The food in the fishing port has to be paid by the participants themselves; participation and transport are free of charge
– Remember to bring drinks and sun protection
– Bring your identity card

We invite to the excursion to Bremerhaven.

1st stop: IWES Shape the future – Develop new technologies for wind energy and hydrogen together with us

Pursue your passion for renewable energies and turn your ideas into reality.
Together with your colleagues you will get to apply innovative solutions with our unique test benches, state-of-the-art technology, and by shaping your field of activity freely. You can see one of these test rigs, the nacelle test rig, up close during the excursion and be convinced of its dimensions. With us, you can address exciting scientific questions, carry out experimental trials and tests and, alongside our customers and partners, take on current technological challenges.
 We offer an inspiring working environment with a broad range of personal development opportunities. At Fraunhofer IWES, you can create genuine added value for a climate-friendly future.
 We see ourselves as identifiers of opportunities and safeguarders of the future who are contributing to the energy transition and a viable global future with our dedication to innovation, our technological excellence, and the special IWES spirit.


2nd stop: NORDCERAM

Dear professional engineers,
We are delighted to invite you to a tour of our state-of-the-art ceramic tile plant. As one of the leading ceramic manufacturers, we would like to offer you the opportunity to take a look behind the scenes of our production facility and to find out more about our technologies and processes.
Our Nordceram factory in Bremerhaven was opened in 2002 and now has almost 200 employees. We produce porcelain gres tiles ranging from 30x60cm to 60x120cm as well as tiles for outdoor use in the formats 60x60cm and 40x80cm with a thickness of 20mm. Around 13,000 m² of tiles are produced here every day.
During the tour, you will have the opportunity to visit our various production areas, including raw material processing, ceramic production and quality control. Our colleagues will provide an insight into our working methods and answer any questions you may have. We look forward to focusing on the theme of this year’s Summer University during your visit and reporting on the sustainability of our products and production.
We are proud to be able to show you our innovative factory and technologies and are sure that you will benefit from this visit and gain valuable experience.
We look forward to welcoming you to our plant.
Yours sincerely,
Nordceram Produktion GmbH. A plant of the Steuler Tile Group

3rd stop: Shop window fishing port Bremerhaven.

After the company tours, there will be the opportunity to stroll through the fishing port, eat a fish sandwich and enjoy the maritime evening atmosphere.


Departure from Bremerhaven Fischereihafen: approx. 7 p.m.
Arrival Uni Bremen: ca. 8:15 p.m.

>Registration necessary