European Innovation Prize for Fraunhofer (image) Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Caption Shortly before the fall of the Berlin Wall employees of the former secret police shredded about 40 million pages of documents by hand. Credit Fraunhofer IPK Usage Restrictions Link: Download Picture The picture may be used for editorial purposes only. It is protected by copyright. The use is free of charge if the reference is mentioned. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.