The “Conference on Laser Polishing – LaP” at the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT is an international meeting point for all experts using or researching laser polishing. For the third time, the conference took place in Aachen and offered a comprehensive overview of research results and trends relating to the industrial use of laser polishing for metals, glass and plastics. On September 12 and 13, some 80 participants from a total of 15 different countries exchanged knowledge as well as ideas and gained insights into the laboratories at Fraunhofer ILT.
Laser polishing processes can be used in many different applications and combinations, for example in machining micro-structured metal surfaces and complex...09.11.2018 | Read more
Save the date: international symposium on spatial cognition in Magdeburg
Scientists from Germany and abroad will be meeting in Magdeburg from 27 to 29 November 2018 to discuss latest research on spatial cognition in aging and...06.11.2018 | Read more
Am 15. November 2018 lädt das Fraunhofer-Institut für Hochfrequenzphysik und Radartechnik FHR zu seinem ersten Space Talk nach Wachtberg ein. Jeder von Weltraum und Weltraumforschung Begeisterte ist herzlich eingeladen mit den Experten des Instituts und von der europäischen Raumfahrtorganisation ESA zu diskutieren und sich auszutauschen. Fokus dieses Space Talks ist, ob und wie Weltraumschrott unsere moderne Gesellschaft gefährdet und wie die Weltraumradare des Fraunhofer FHR hier helfen können. Interessierte können sich unter www.spacetalks.net zu der Veranstaltung anmelden.
Die berühmten unendlichen Weiten sind alles andere leer. Schon im erdnahen Weltraum schwirrt es nur so von Technik, die unserer Gesellschaft das Leben...23.10.2018 | Read more
The German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK) is hosting a global meeting of world leading scientists to answer the question: How can the benefits of medical research reach the patient?
DZHK Conference on Translational Medicine in Berlin, 9th to 10th January 2019
Scientists and healthcare professionals all over the world ask themselves this question as diseases like dementia, cardiovascular diseases and cancer continue...17.10.2018 | Read more
The development of innovative industrial applications based on optimized 5G networks is crucial for the success of 5G. Fraunhofer FOKUS offers the testbed “Berlin 5G Playground”. During the Berlin5GWeek from November 13-16, researchers will demonstrate various applications and characteristics of the intelligent software-based 5G network infrastructure in this test environment – from future factory controls in private networks to temporarily installed 5G network islands for special applications or rural areas.
Berlin-Charlottenburg, a van parks at the roadside. It is equipped with diverse modems and antennas. The vehicle is a temporary node in the 5G mobile network...16.10.2018 | Read more
24 - 26 October 2018, Bad Staffelstein, Bavaria (Germany)
The activities in the development, manufacture and application of cellular materials are steadily growing. Meanwhile, R&D of cellular materials constitutes a...02.10.2018 | Read more
Since 2014, one section of the New Silk Road rail route has directly connected Chongqing in central China with the city of Duisburg in the heart of Europe. What is the significance of this major project for Sino-European cooperation? On 11 October 2018, representatives of academia, politics and industry will come together at the Fourth International Forum in Duisburg to explore this issue.
The Confucius Institute Metropolis Ruhr and the Institute of East Asian Studies (IN-EAST) at the University of Duisburg-Essen are expecting a large number of...01.10.2018 | Read more
Together with the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society – The German Internet Institute, TU Berlin is organizing a multidisciplinary conference on "Research towards Trustworthiness and Self-Determination in a Networked Society", to be held on 24 and 25 September in Boston, USA.
In addition to talks to be given by renowned experts such as Professor Gerald C. Kane from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College and Professor...21.09.2018 | Read more
Angela Merkel, Bill Gates, many ministers and two Nobel laureates at the 10th World Health Summit 2018
The 10th World Health Summit – one of the world’s most prominent strategic forums for global health – is being held in Berlin from October 14-16, 2018....03.09.2018 | Read more
17. – 19. June 2019, Kiel, Germany
Intelligent materials integrate novel functionalities into materials. Examples include self-responsive materials, switchable materials and biofunctional...27.08.2018 | Read more
Biochips have been developed at TU Wien (Vienna), on which tissue can be produced and examined. This allows supplying the tissue with different substances in a very controlled way.
Cultivating human cells in the Petri dish is not a big challenge today. Producing artificial tissue, however, permeated by fine blood vessels, is a much more...
Faster and secure data communication: This is the goal of a new joint project involving physicists from the University of Würzburg. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research funds the project with 14.8 million euro.
In our digital world data security and secure communication are becoming more and more important. Quantum communication is a promising approach to achieve...
On Saturday, 10 November 2018, the research icebreaker Polarstern will leave its homeport of Bremerhaven, bound for Cape Town, South Africa.
When choosing materials to make something, trade-offs need to be made between a host of properties, such as thickness, stiffness and weight. Depending on the application in question, finding just the right balance is the difference between success and failure
Now, a team of Penn Engineers has demonstrated a new material they call "nanocardboard," an ultrathin equivalent of corrugated paper cardboard. A square...
Physicists at ETH Zurich demonstrate how errors that occur during the manipulation of quantum system can be monitored and corrected on the fly
The field of quantum computation has seen tremendous progress in recent years. Bit by bit, quantum devices start to challenge conventional computers, at least...
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