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Eight scientists awarded EMBO Installation Grants

EMBO announces the selection of eight scientists as recipients of the 2014 Installation Grants. The grants will help the scientists to relocate and set up laboratories in the Czech Republic, Poland, Portugal and Turkey.

“Our grants directly support young scientists going to participating member states to establish their own research groups. The awards help talented researchers...

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European team of Aerosol researchers with participation of TROPOS awarded

The Hagen-Smith Prize of Aerosol research goes 2014 to an international team with participation of TROPOS researchers for a summary paper about chemical characteristics of particulate matters in Europe. The team has been analysing data of 24 sites across the continent. One of these is the TROPOS research site in Melpitz near Leipzig. During the last 10 years these paper was cited around 400 times.

The selection has been made by an international committee of eminent scientists from six countries. „Your contributions are truly seminal and have been...

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EuropeanPioneers fund 12 Start-ups with over 2 Million Euros

Today marks the beginning of the 8 month cycle for "FIWARE ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME" – 265 applicants from 30 countries for the project areas: Smart City Services, Pervasive Gaming, E-Learning and Social Connected TV – Next round for applying opens in May 2015 at http://www.europeanpioneers.eu 

The founders of twelve start-ups from 10 European countries have gathered this morning in Berlin: Today marks the beginning of the 8 month period held by the...

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Katja Heinze receives research award for intelligent food packaging with freshness indicator

Chemistry professor from Mainz University developed in a collaborative research project a novel foil packaging material that displays information on food freshness by means of color changes

The Mainz chemistry professor Katja Heinze and her Luxembourg cooperation partner Dr. Patrick Choquet have received the Interregional Research Award for the...

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Siemens inventors awarded for innovative railway technology

Ralf Beyer and Peter Faubel are two of the twelve employees who have won the Siemens “Inventor of the Year 2014” award. Both are active in the field of railway technology and together have over 90 patents to their credit. Their clever ideas have spawned products that make the web-based maintenance of rail vehicles possible or which use wireless communication to optimize the power consumption of classification yards.

Web-based maintenance of rail vehicles

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Distinguished award for Fraunhofer MEVIS research scientist

– a video illustrates the function of the award-winning method

Fabian Zöhrer, physicist at the Fraunhofer Institute for Medical Image Computing MEVIS in Bremen, received the GHTC® – the German High Tech Champions Award on...

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Where light and motion become one

Physicist Tobias Kippenberg measures and manipulates oscillators that are tiny yet still visible to the naked eye. Their optical and mechanical properties are governed by the laws of quantum physics. In recognition of his innovative work he has been awarded the National Latsis Prize 2014.

The laws of quantum physics apply in general at very small scales, governing the behaviour of elementary particles or atoms. Tobias Kippenberg, professor at...

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Starting Grants awarded to 27 young researchers

Twenty-seven outstanding young researchers have received an SNSF Starting Grant. The funding level, duration and funding conditions are in line with those of the European Research Council (ERC). This transitional measure of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) offered the Swiss research community an adequate substitute for ERC grants.

The SNSF set up Temporary Backup Schemes (TBS) in March 2014. They enabled excellent researchers working or planning to work at Swiss research institutions to...

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Chips für die Kommunikationstechnik der Zukunft

Prof. Dr. Frank Ellinger erhält den Forschungspreis Technische Kommunikation der Alcatel-Lucent Stiftung für Kommunikationsforschung.

Prof. Dr. Frank Ellinger erhält heute den mit 20.000 Euro dotierten Forschungspreis Technische Kommunikation der Alcatel-Lucent Stiftung. Der Elektrotechniker...

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Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences für Emmanuelle Charpentier

HZI-Forscherin für Entdeckung des CRISPR-Cas9-Systems geehrt

Einer der diesjährigen Breakthrough Prizes in Life Sciences ging an die HZI-Forscherin Prof. Emmanuelle Charpentier. Die zwölf Auszeichnungen, jede mit einem...

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Die letzten 5 Focus-News des innovations-reports im Überblick:

Im Focus: Yellowstone's Thermal Springs -- Their Colors Unveiled

Scientists from Montana and Germany develop simple new model that explains the brilliant deep hues of Yellowstone National Park’s most beautiful thermal springs

Researchers at Montana State University and Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany have created a simple mathematical model based on optical...

Im Focus: Intelligent façades generating electricity, heat and algae biomass

Materials scientists of Jena University (Germany) coordinate new EU-project on intelligent façades

Windows that change their light permeability at the touch of a button, façades, whose color can be changed according to the sunlight, façades and window parts...

Im Focus: Quantum physics just got less complicated

Here's a nice surprise: quantum physics is less complicated than we thought. An international team of researchers has proved that two peculiar features of the quantum world previously considered distinct are different manifestations of the same thing. The result is published 19 December in Nature Communications.

Patrick Coles, Jedrzej Kaniewski, and Stephanie Wehner made the breakthrough while at the Centre for Quantum Technologies at the National University of...

Im Focus: First series production vehicle with software control

Siemens has unveiled the first electric series production vehicle with the central elec­tronics and software architecture RACE.

This technology, developed in the research project of the same name, replaces the entire control system with standard hardware and a kind of "operating system...

Im Focus: Trigger mechanism for recovery after spinal cord injury revealed

After an incomplete spinal cord injury, the body can partially recover basic motor function. So-called muscle spindles and associated sensory circuits back to the spinal cord promote the establishment of novel neuronal connections after injury.

This circuit-level mechanism behind the process of motor recovery was elucidated by Prof. Silvia Arber's research group at the Biozentrum, University of Basel...

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