By 2050, the world's population is expected to reach nine billion, with over two thirds of people living in cities. On Tuesday, December 9, ICT and sustainability experts will convene at the German Center for Research and Innovation (GCRI) in New York to discuss future solutions for urban systems.
Urbanization, globalization, demographic and climate change are continually placing higher demands on our cities. How will cities of the future address the...08.12.2014 | Read more
Polymer research tackles global challenges
The next Congress of the European Polymer Federation (EPF) will be held in Dresden, Germany, from June 21 to 26, 2015. It is organized by the Leibniz-Institut...01.12.2014 | Read more
Upcoming IAMO conference on agricultural production and trade in Central Asian regions
‘Regional Economic Cooperation in Central Asia: Agricultural Production and Trade’ (ReCCA) is the title of the conference which will be hosted by IAMO from...21.11.2014 | Read more
The European project mascil and the DZLM are hosting a conference on the topic of educating the educators. International approaches to scaling-up professional development in maths and science eduation. Conference. 15-16 December 2014, Essen, Germany
The European project mascil and the DZLM are hosting a conference on the topic of educating the educators. This international conference will connect...13.11.2014 | Read more
Proposals to be submitted by 12 January 2015
The German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB) will be hosting the 36th Annual IATUL Conference 2015 of the International Association of...12.11.2014 | Read more
Third “Santander International Summer School” being held from 17 to 28 November in Santiago de Chile
Outstanding young researchers from Latin America and Europe will gather in Santiago de Chile from 17 to 28 November 2014 for the third “Santander International...11.11.2014 | Read more
The event will take place at the Nanyang Executive Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore on the 9-10 July 2015.
Select Biosciences South East Asia is pleased to present the second annual International Bioprinting Congress.05.11.2014 | Read more
A new and innovative meeting point for scientists, technology seekers and business developers has been established by the Association of German Biotechnology Companies (VBU) in DECHEMA: On 24 and 25 March 2015, the first products2come conference will offer an innovative exchange and partnering platform – all live and online. The most innovative institutions are candidates for the p2c Champions Award sponsored by the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft.
The idea grew from years of experience and discussions with technology transfer experts. “Finding the right partners to bring an innovation from the lab to the...05.11.2014 | Read more
The European Wood-Based Panel Symposium has established itself as the meeting place for the international wood-based panel industry. From 8 to 10 October 2014, the Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research WKI and the European Panel Federation EPF, with support from the International Association for Technical Issues Related to Wood iVTH and Sasol Wax, organized the 9th European Wood-Based Panel Symposium in Hanover.
About 260 experts from Germany and abroad were informed by means of 24 specialist presentations on topics such as “Raw Materials”, “Environment and Health” and...05.11.2014 | Read more
ESAFORM is a European association with the mission to stimulate applied and fundamental research in the field of material forming. Its annual conference is used to achieve one of the association’s main goals: Spreading scientific and technological information related to material forming within academic and industrial communities.
Date: 15th – 17th April 2015
Place: Graz University of Technology, Austria
The 18th International ESAFORM Conference on Material Forming (ESAFORM 2015) is jointly organised by Graz University of Technology and VIRTUAL VEHICLE Research...28.10.2014 | Read more
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...
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...
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...
In a development that holds promise for future magnetic memory and logic devices, researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley...
A team of biologists has identified a set of nerve cells in desert locusts that bring about 'gang-like' gregarious behaviour when they are forced into a crowd.
Dr Swidbert Ott from the University of Leicester's Department of Biology, working with Dr Steve Rogers at the University of Sydney, Australia, has published a...
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