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Dresden Nexus Conference 2020: Same Time, Virtual Format, Registration Opened

The Dresden Nexus Conference (DNC2020) will take place from 3 to 5 June. In view of the current Coronavirus pandemic, the conference will be offered entirely virtually and free of charge. The international conference will focus on the question of how a circular economy can contribute to a sustainable society and what role the Nexus Approach, i.e. the integrated management of natural resources, can play in this. Jointly organised by the United Nations University (UNU-FLORES), the Technische Universität Dresden (TU Dresden), and the Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER), registration for the virtual DNC2020 is now open.

Under the theme “Circular Economy in a Sustainable Society”, the third Dresden Nexus Conference (DNC2020) in June will be devoted to important issues of...

19.05.2020 | nachricht Read more

Aachen Machine Tool Colloquium AWK'21 will take place on June 10 and 11, 2021

The 30th Aachen Machine Tool Colloquium will take place on June 10 and 11, 2021, at the Eurogress Aachen. Due to the developments concerning the spread of the corona virus (SARS-CoV-2), the AWK has been postponed from 2020 to 2021 with regard to the safety and health of participants, customers and employees and will therefore not take place in the usual three-year cycle.

With the upcoming year and the effects caused by the corona virus, which are already affecting many manufacturing companies and will have a long-term impact on...

07.04.2020 | nachricht Read more

International Coral Reef Symposium in Bremen Postponed by a Year

Due to the corona crisis, the International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS) will not be held this summer. The new conference dates are July 18 to 23, 2021. The University of Bremen explained that the dynamic spreading of the virus, the protection of all participants, and the travel restrictions were the factors that led to this decision. The accompanying public events, which were planned to take place in the town, are to also take place one year later, if possible. The silver lining of this situation could be that the conference will now be part of the university’s 50th birthday celebrations in 2021.

“This decision was a difficult one to make for our partners and our team but it was necessary,” says Professor Christian Wild from the University of Bremen....

06.04.2020 | nachricht Read more

13th AKL – International Laser Technology Congress: May 4–6, 2022 in Aachen – Laser Technology Live already this year!

Owing to the progressing coronavirus pandemic, the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT has decided to cancel the International Laser Technology Congress AKL in 2020. The safety and health of our attendees, partners and employees has top priority for us. The next AKL will take place from May 4 to 6, 2022, thus maintaining its regular biennial rhythm.

However, so that interested parties do not have to wait another two years for the live demonstrations in Europe's largest laser system park, which are firmly...

02.04.2020 | nachricht Read more

“4th Hybrid Materials and Structures 2020” takes place over the internet

The "4th Hybrid Materials and Structures 2020", originally announced for the Karlsruhe site, will take place despite the ongoing coronavirus situation - over the internet. The exciting and interesting programme, which features top-class plenary lectures from the industry, will remain unaffected by this.

The following plenary speakers have signed up for the "4th Hybrid Materials and Structures 2020":

26.03.2020 | nachricht Read more

Most significant international Learning Analytics conference will take place – fully online

On March 25, the “International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge 2020” (LAK20) will be hold as a complete online format. The conference, joined by attendees across the world, is organised from Frankfurt am Main. Responding rapidly to the spread of the Coronavirus, the team of organisers has rescheduled and completely switched to a virtual conference. The event is the worldwide most significant forum for this discipline in digital education. Learning Analytics reflects the measurement and analysis of data from technology-based learning processes that are, for instance, gained in online courses or software tutorials. Learning is thus meant to be supported and optimized.

“Especially at an international level, Learning Analytics has been shown to have a relevant impact on education“, says Professor Dr. Hendrik Drachsler from...

23.03.2020 | nachricht Read more

MOC2020: Fraunhofer IOF organises international micro-optics conference in Jena

In recent decades, micro-optical technologies have made enormous progress and have been able to advance into a wide range of application areas. The automotive sector in particular benefits from the efficient and compact optics, since the size of the components is usually very limited and the energy balance of vehicles must be continuously optimized. These and other applications for micro-optics will be discussed by international experts at the Microoptics Conference MOC2020 in Jena from September 24 to 26th, 2020.

Already in 2004, the city of Jena was chosen by the Japanese Society for Applied Physics as the venue for the International Microoptics Conference MOC (MOC'04).

03.03.2020 | nachricht Read more

70th Lindau Meeting: 660 young scientists from around 100 countries experience first “Lindau Moment" today

- Confirmations for the invitation to the 70th Meeting sent out today
- Network of academic partners expanded again
- Selection process supported by alumni of previous Meetings
- Application for the 71st Lindau Meeting 2021 from September
- Further information available at lindau-nobel.org – #LINO70

Young scientists from 101 countries are invited to the 70th anniversary of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. This was the result of the decision taken today...

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70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting: Around 70 Laureates set to meet with young scientists from approx. 100 countries

- 12 Laureates will be in Lindau for the first time, among them the Nobel Laureates awarded in 2019 William Kaelin, Jr. (Physiology or Medicine), Michel Mayor (Physics), Olga Tokarczuk (Literature) and M. Stanley Whittingham (Chemistry)

- Interaction with over 600 young scientists from approx. 100 countries

- Adoption of the "Lindau Guidelines for global, sustainable and open science in the 21st Century”

- Host country UK reports on Brexit and science, the story so far

- Lindau stalwart Edmond Fischer celebrates his 100th birthday in the spring

- Further information available at www.lindau-nobel.org – #LINO70

To mark the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, the organisers are delighted to announce that a record number of highly decorated scientists will be attending:...

12.02.2020 | nachricht Read more

11th Advanced Battery Power Conference, March 24-25, 2020 in Münster/Germany

Join the international battery network with industrial and scientific poster exhibitions, where Scientists, Young talents and industry experts share their latest insights for applications in batteries and energy infrastructure.

One of the highlights of the growing battery business worldwide, the 11th International Advanced  Battery Conference 2020, March 24-25, 2020 in Münster,...

16.01.2020 | nachricht Read more
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Die letzten 5 Focus-News des innovations-reports im Überblick:

Im Focus: New double-contrast technique picks up small tumors on MRI

Early detection of tumors is extremely important in treating cancer. A new technique developed by researchers at the University of California, Davis offers a significant advance in using magnetic resonance imaging to pick out even very small tumors from normal tissue. The work is published May 25 in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.

researchers at the University of California, Davis offers a significant advance in using magnetic resonance imaging to pick out even very small tumors from...

Im Focus: I-call - When microimplants communicate with each other / Innovation driver digitization - "Smart Health“

Microelectronics as a key technology enables numerous innovations in the field of intelligent medical technology. The Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering IBMT coordinates the BMBF cooperative project "I-call" realizing the first electronic system for ultrasound-based, safe and interference-resistant data transmission between implants in the human body.

When microelectronic systems are used for medical applications, they have to meet high requirements in terms of biocompatibility, reliability, energy...

Im Focus: When predictions of theoretical chemists become reality

Thomas Heine, Professor of Theoretical Chemistry at TU Dresden, together with his team, first predicted a topological 2D polymer in 2019. Only one year later, an international team led by Italian researchers was able to synthesize these materials and experimentally prove their topological properties. For the renowned journal Nature Materials, this was the occasion to invite Thomas Heine to a News and Views article, which was published this week. Under the title "Making 2D Topological Polymers a reality" Prof. Heine describes how his theory became a reality.

Ultrathin materials are extremely interesting as building blocks for next generation nano electronic devices, as it is much easier to make circuits and other...

Im Focus: Rolling into the deep

Scientists took a leukocyte as the blueprint and developed a microrobot that has the size, shape and moving capabilities of a white blood cell. Simulating a blood vessel in a laboratory setting, they succeeded in magnetically navigating the ball-shaped microroller through this dynamic and dense environment. The drug-delivery vehicle withstood the simulated blood flow, pushing the developments in targeted drug delivery a step further: inside the body, there is no better access route to all tissues and organs than the circulatory system. A robot that could actually travel through this finely woven web would revolutionize the minimally-invasive treatment of illnesses.

A team of scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems (MPI-IS) in Stuttgart invented a tiny microrobot that resembles a white blood cell...

Im Focus: NASA's Curiosity rover finds clues to chilly ancient Mars buried in rocks

By studying the chemical elements on Mars today -- including carbon and oxygen -- scientists can work backwards to piece together the history of a planet that once had the conditions necessary to support life.

Weaving this story, element by element, from roughly 140 million miles (225 million kilometers) away is a painstaking process. But scientists aren't the type...

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