Creating Shapeshifting Materials That Change With Button Press

January 20, 2023 | Manufacturing
Fraunhofer

Researchers at Fraunhofer are currently working on programmable materials that can change shape on demand. One of the first applications will be for matresses, aiming at stopping bed sores for bed-ridden patients. Initial pilot projects with industry partners are already underway.

https://www.fraunhofer.de/en/press/research-news/2023/january-2023/changing-shapes-at-the-push-of-a-button.html