Advancing research for nearly 20 years. Driving innovation in technology and industry.
The Fraunhofer USA Center Mid-Atlantic (CMA) comprises two divisions: Software and Systems Engineering and Molecular Biology. Located in Riverdale, Maryland, the Software Engineering Division drives critical thinking and software-enabled solutions for its customers in industry, government and academia. Affiliated with the University of Maryland, the Center conducts applied research aimed at designing and developing software-intensive systems that are safe, secure, tested and verified. Key focus areas include advanced AI applications for manufacturing, healthcare and life sciences, and supply chain illumination and management. The Biotechnology Division, located in Newark, Delaware, develops advanced technologies, emphasizing applications in human health and has recent grants with the NIH, DoD, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The Division has active research programs on thermostable formulations of target pharmaceuticals and design of vaccine candidates. Additional research interests at the Division focus on metabolic engineering of cell cultures and the discovery and characterization of novel antimicrobials.