6th eehe Conference –
Electrics / Electronics in Hybrid and Electric Vehicles and Electrical Energy Management
17-18.5.2017 in Bamberg
The performance capacity of 12V on-board networks has finally reached its limits. The start of series production of vehicles with an additional 48V system...10.01.2017 | Read more
Software and Services for Science (S3)
The Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) – German National Library of Science and Technology is organising the Second Conference on Non-Textual Information...09.01.2017 | Read more
9th International Symposium
Advanced Battery Power – Kraftwerk Batterie
Aachen, 29-30 March 2017
Life in our modern world without batteries is almost unthinkable, and electricity will in future come more often from batteries than from a socket.05.01.2017 | Read more
IAMO to hold two expert panels at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture in Berlin
In 2017, the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) will take place during the International Green Week under the title “Agriculture and Water - Key to...22.12.2016 | Read more
“Digital production” is increasingly turning into an integral part of successful turbomachinery manufacturing: How digitalization approaches can enhance efficient manufacturing and lifetime of modern turbomachinery components will be the central aspect of the fourth “ICTM Conference” on February 15 and 16, 2017, in Aachen. Online registration for the conference is open now, with an early bird price until December 16, 2016.
The event, which is organized by the Fraunhofer Institutes for Production Technolgy IPT and Laser Technology ILT, provides attendants of the turbomachinery...16.11.2016 | Read more
Smallest structures, complex parts or individual implants – due to its flexibility additive manufacturing has a high potential for use in modern production technology. Therefore, this topic is perfectly suited for the ”Innovation Day Laser Technology – Laser Additive Manufacturing” that is organized by NiedersachsenMetall and the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) to transfer the latest research and development results to industrial application. On November 09th, 2016, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are invited to come to the LZH to inform themselves about laser-based additive manufacturing.
Laser technology can complement or even replace conventional processes. There is a wide range of application fields, especially for laser additive processes....01.11.2016 | Read more
GESIS will host the 3rd annual International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2). The conference has quickly grown into the premier venue specialized on the new field of computational social science. The conference features distinguished keynote speakers who attract attention beyond the borders of their individual research disciplines.
After successful events in Helsinki 2015 and Evanston, IL 2016, the conference will now take place in Cologne, Germany, on July 10-13, 2017.14.10.2016 | Read more
Regional and international experts meet at the Samarkand Conference
In cooperation with the Samarkand Agricultural Institute, Uzbekistan, and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), IAMO organizes a...14.10.2016 | Read more
World Health Summit – Day Three: A Call to Action
(Berlin, October 12, 2016)
On Monday, the eighth World Health Summit concluded in Berlin with a record number of participants and a clear call to action. 1,800 participants from more...12.10.2016 | Read more
The international conference addresses the multiple functions of green infrastructure in the sustainable transformation of cities. It aims to critically reflect the planning and implementation of green infrastructure in cities and regions across Europe. Particular attention is paid to the long-term management of green infrastructure against the background of recent economic trends in spatial development on the one hand, and new approaches of participation and empowerment on the other. Thus, the conference aims to introduce the concept of green infrastructure into political debates based on a critical review of conceptual discussions as well as planning practice.
We would like to invite you to submit an abstract for the International Conference "Panacea Green Infrastructure? Multidimensional Contributions to Competitive...30.09.2016 | Read more
Researchers from the University of Hamburg in Germany, in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Aarhus in Denmark, have synthesized a new superconducting material by growing a few layers of an antiferromagnetic transition-metal chalcogenide on a bismuth-based topological insulator, both being non-superconducting materials.
While superconductivity and magnetism are generally believed to be mutually exclusive, surprisingly, in this new material, superconducting correlations...
Laser-driving of semimetals allows creating novel quasiparticle states within condensed matter systems and switching between different states on ultrafast time scales
Studying properties of fundamental particles in condensed matter systems is a promising approach to quantum field theory. Quasiparticles offer the opportunity...
Among the general public, solar thermal energy is currently associated with dark blue, rectangular collectors on building roofs. Technologies are needed for aesthetically high quality architecture which offer the architect more room for manoeuvre when it comes to low- and plus-energy buildings. With the “ArKol” project, researchers at Fraunhofer ISE together with partners are currently developing two façade collectors for solar thermal energy generation, which permit a high degree of design flexibility: a strip collector for opaque façade sections and a solar thermal blind for transparent sections. The current state of the two developments will be presented at the BAU 2017 trade fair.
As part of the “ArKol – development of architecturally highly integrated façade collectors with heat pipes” project, Fraunhofer ISE together with its partners...
At TU Wien, an alternative for resource intensive formwork for the construction of concrete domes was developed. It is now used in a test dome for the Austrian Federal Railways Infrastructure (ÖBB Infrastruktur).
Concrete shells are efficient structures, but not very resource efficient. The formwork for the construction of concrete domes alone requires a high amount of...
Many pathogens use certain sugar compounds from their host to help conceal themselves against the immune system. Scientists at the University of Bonn have now, in cooperation with researchers at the University of York in the United Kingdom, analyzed the dynamics of a bacterial molecule that is involved in this process. They demonstrate that the protein grabs onto the sugar molecule with a Pac Man-like chewing motion and holds it until it can be used. Their results could help design therapeutics that could make the protein poorer at grabbing and holding and hence compromise the pathogen in the host. The study has now been published in “Biophysical Journal”.
The cells of the mouth, nose and intestinal mucosa produce large quantities of a chemical called sialic acid. Many bacteria possess a special transport system...
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