Geoscientist Bernd Schöne participating in investigation of marine ecosystems over the past 6,000 years / SEACHANGE project awarded ERC Synergy Grant worth EUR 11.8 million
Geoscientist Professor Bernd Schöne of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and his cooperation partners in Great Britain and Denmark have been awarded an...28.10.2019 | Read more
Prestigious European Research Council grant will support interdisciplinary team’s work to improve climate models and the way how Earth system data are analysed and interpreted by combining machine learning with physical models of the atmosphere and land.
An interdisciplinary team of four researchers from the German Aerospace Center (DLR), the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, the University of Valencia,...14.10.2019 | Read more
The Innovation Award Laser Technology is a European research and technology prize provided with 10.000 Euro prize money and awarded at 2-yearly intervals jointly by the associations Arbeitskreis Lasertechnik e.V. and the European Laser Institute ELI in recognition of outstandingly innovative work in the field of laser technology. The call for proposals is open. Closing date for applications is January 15, 2020. Application instructions and information for online-submission can be downloaded at www.innovation-award-laser.org. The official presentation of the award will take place in Aachen´s town hall on May 6, 2020 at the International Laser Technology Congress AKL´20.
The Innovation Award addresses laser manufacturers, laser users and researchers, who have successfully conceived and implemented an innovative...
Researchers of the Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden received the MaterialVital Award 2019 of the Federal Ministry of Science and Education (BMBF) within the ProMatLeben initiative.
Dr. Passant Atallah, Dr. Lucas Schirmer, Dr. Uwe Freudenberg and Prof. Dr. Carsten Werner from the Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden e.V. (IPF)...05.09.2019 | Read more
The Jung Foundation for Science and Research has awarded the young gastroenterologist Dr. Sebastian Zundler from the Chair of Internal Medicine I at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) the Ernst Jung Career Advancement Award for Medical Research 2019. He has been awarded the prize for his research project on the importance of intestinal tissue-resident memory T cells in the development and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. The Foundation has provided prize money of 210,000 euros to support Zundler’s project over the next three years, focussing on investigating these types of cells with the aim of discovering therapeutic approaches for the future.
Communication between cells and inflammation13.06.2019 | Read more
IDTechEX Printed Electronics Europe 2019: Best Institute / Academic R&D Award granted to consortium of Fraunhofer IAP, imec und TNO/Holst Centre
ESJET printing is a new printing technology for large-scale, solution-processed displays of the future. It enables higher resolution and drop on demand...11.04.2019 | Read more
Chemnitz University of Technology develops learning algorithm for improved car body manufacturing in BMBF-funded project
The digitization of production is currently one of the most important fields of action in the area of auto body production and its related technologies, so...02.04.2019 | Read more
The international doctoral program “QUSTEC” will be established at the European Campus
The project “Quantum Science and Technologies at the European Campus” (QUSTEC) has been selected by the European Commission as a joint international and...07.03.2019 | Read more
"PROMYS" project researchers receive funds to develop miniaturized sensors for biomedical devices
Germany's Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is providing more than 6.7 million euros to support the "Processes and Materials for...05.02.2019 | Read more
A research project in cartilage regeneration, in which the Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics at Ulm University participates together with partners from eight european countries, was recently financed by the European Commission with 5.5 million Euro. Named RESTORE, the project aims to create 3D matrices incorporating smart nanomaterials to repair knee cartilage lesions thereby reducing or delaying the onset of osteoarthritis, which currently affects 242 million people worldwide.
A research project in cartilage regeneration, in which the Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics at Ulm University participates together with...28.01.2019 | Read more
Solar cells based on perovskite compounds could soon make electricity generation from sunlight even more efficient and cheaper. The laboratory efficiency of these perovskite solar cells already exceeds that of the well-known silicon solar cells. An international team led by Stefan Weber from the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPI-P) in Mainz has found microscopic structures in perovskite crystals that can guide the charge transport in the solar cell. Clever alignment of these "electron highways" could make perovskite solar cells even more powerful.
Solar cells convert sunlight into electricity. During this process, the electrons of the material inside the cell absorb the energy of the light....
Empa researchers have succeeded in applying aerogels to microelectronics: Aerogels based on cellulose nanofibers can effectively shield electromagnetic radiation over a wide frequency range – and they are unrivalled in terms of weight.
Electric motors and electronic devices generate electromagnetic fields that sometimes have to be shielded in order not to affect neighboring electronic...
A promising operating mode for the plasma of a future power plant has been developed at the ASDEX Upgrade fusion device at Max Planck Institute for Plasma...
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The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM l Stade is presenting its forward-looking R&D portfolio for the first time at...
With an X-ray experiment at the European Synchrotron ESRF in Grenoble (France), Empa researchers were able to demonstrate how well their real-time acoustic monitoring of laser weld seams works. With almost 90 percent reliability, they detected the formation of unwanted pores that impair the quality of weld seams. Thanks to a special evaluation method based on artificial intelligence (AI), the detection process is completed in just 70 milliseconds.
Laser welding is a process suitable for joining metals and thermoplastics. It has become particularly well established in highly automated production, for...
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