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Tartan Details - Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft 70th Anniversary

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft 70th Anniversary" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 12557
Designer: Whitson, Fiona; Andrews, Simon & Jung, Stephanie
Tartan date: 26/03/2019
Registration date: 9 July 2019
Category: Commemorative
Restrictions: Yes. Copyright rests with Fraunhofer UK Research Ltd.
Permission to weave should be sought from Fraunhofer UK Research Ltd.

Registration notes: Created to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. This event coincides with the 7th Anniversary of Fraunhofer UK Research Ltd, Glasgow, the only affiliated entity of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft in the UK. The colours of this sett take inspiration from the Scottish-German partners and draw on the family tartans of Scottish scientists and engineers: green represents Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft’s corporate colour; blue is the University of Strathclyde corporate colour and is from the tartan of founder John Anderson; red represents James Clerk Maxwell, Physicist; purple represents James Watt and white represents William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, Physicist, light, the electromagnetic spectrum, the works of Maxwell and Fraunhofer. The two white lines denote the spirit of international collaboration.
Woven Sample: A woven sample of this tartan has been received by the Scottish Register of Tartans for permanent preservation in the National Records of Scotland.
Registrant details: Mr Simon Andrews, 99 George Street Tic, Glasgow, , Scotland, G1 1RD
[email protected]
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