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Health - Innovation - 15.02.2024
Digitalisation in the healthcare system
Research team at the University of Göttingen aims to overcome digital barriers in the healthcare sector Digitalisation offers enormous opportunities within the healthcare sector: The evaluation of radiological image files using artificial intelligence can reduce the workload of radiologists, while the electronic maternity pass can improve the care of mothers-to-be.
Physics - Innovation - 08.02.2024
How electron spectroscopy measures exciton ’holes’
Researchers gain insights into charge transfer at atomically thin interfaces between semiconductors. Semiconductors are ubiquitous in modern technology, working to either enable or prevent the flow of electricity. In order to understand the potential of two-dimensional semiconductors for future computer and photovoltaic technologies, researchers from the Universities of Göttingen, Marburg and Cambridge investigated the bond that builds between the electrons and holes contained in these materials.
Innovation - Event - 29.01.2024
Safer and more energy-efficient vehicle systems
Safer and more energy-efficient vehicle systems: Research cooperation paves the way for future developments in AI-supported system design Scientists from Technischen Universität Ilmenau and Robert Bosch GmbH have been honored at the renowned IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI) for their pioneering contribution to AI-supported system design.
Physics - Innovation - 27.01.2024
Liquid crystals to control polarization inside laser-written waveguides
Researchers have developed a new way to control and manipulate optical signals by embedding a liquid crystal layer into waveguides created with direct laser writing. The new devices enable electro-optical control of polarization, which could open new possibilities for chip-based devices and complex photonic circuits based on femtosecond-written waveguides.
Chemistry - Innovation - 08.12.2023
Catalysis Laboratory CaRLa: Successful Cooperation Extended
Heidelberg University and BASF continue research cooperation - One main area of research is the chemical recycling plastic waste BASF and Heidelberg University will do research together for another five years in the Catalysis Research Laboratory (CaRLa) founded in 2006. The two partners have signed an agreement to this effect, extending their successful research cooperation until 2028.
Innovation - Health - 15.11.2023
Plasma Technology in the Bathroom
Skin blemishes are a problem many people are familiar with. Cold plasma can be a remedy, as shown by studies at Ruhr University Bochum, Germany. A Worldfactory start-up is already getting off the ground, too. Cold plasma has an antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effect. This is shown by studies conducted by the Chair of Applied Electrodynamics and Plasma Technology at Ruhr University Bochum, Germany.
Health - Innovation - 03.11.2023
Viral Impostors: Breakthrough for Virus Research
The penetration of viruses into cells can now be tracked with unprecedented accuracy thanks to Würzburg researchers and their innovative design for pseudoviruses. Pseudoviruses resemble impostors: although harmless, they are designed in such a way that they can hardly be distinguished from their dangerous relatives.
Health - Innovation - 31.10.2023
Start-up dedicated to developing new antibiotics
Smartbax nominated for Falling Walls award It all began with basic research: While conducting laboratory experiments, a team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) came across an active agent against multidrug-resistant bacteria with a fundamental difference to antibiotics developed to date. The researchers have since established a start-up to develop a new drug based on this agent.
Physics - Innovation - 30.10.2023
Monitoring nuclear weapons stockpiles with radio waves
Monitoring whether states are complying with disarmament treaties is not an easy task. An international team has been exploring remote monitoring with the help of two antennas and a couple of mirrors. An international research team has proposed a new method for monitoring nuclear disarmament treaties.
Innovation - 30.10.2023
New Research Group: Construction of Tissue in Laboratory
The focus lies on complex sound fields and their interaction with particles and cells An interdisciplinary research group combining mechanical engineering and biotechnology has taken up its work at the Institute for Molecular Systems Engineering and Advanced Materials (IMSEAM) of Heidelberg University.
Environment - Innovation - 19.09.2023
New system automatically ensures quality of drinking water
In a large-scale international collaborative research project, the Technische Universität Ilmenau has developed a system for automated monitoring and quality assurance of drinking water during ongoing supply operations. The digital online monitoring system detects impurities in the water in the pipes and initiates their cleaning in an emergency.
Innovation - Physics - 14.09.2023
Possibility discovered for more sensitive sensors - TUM
Theoretical extension of parametric amplification Possibility discovered for more sensitive sensors Sensors in electronic devices work with high-frequency signals. For maximum accuracy in the measurements, the parametric amplification effect is used. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) are investigating how this effect can significantly expand the functionality of sensors.
Economics - Innovation - 12.09.2023
Taking employees’ fears seriously
Digital transformation and the associated changes in operational processes can trigger fears among employees that have a negative impact on their engagement at work. Companies must actively counteract these fears to prevent transformation processes from failing. This is the conclusion of a study conducted by the Universities of Göttingen and Groningen on more than 1,000 employees in the finance organization of a multinational company in Germany.
Innovation - 18.08.2023
Spectrum of apps shrinks after ban on personalized ads
Impact of targeted advertising ban A ban on using apps to collect data in order to personalize advertising would significantly reduce the spectrum of available apps and the number of updates, according to a study by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) based on the ban concerning Android apps for children.
Computer Science - Innovation - 09.08.2023
How randomized data can improve our security
With an innovative approach, Bochum scientists and international colleagues are creating new standards for data security in the cache of electronic devices. Huge streams of data pass through our computers and smartphones every day. In simple terms, technical devices contain two essential units to process this data: A processor, which is a kind of control center, and a RAM, comparable to memory.
Innovation - Pharmacology - 31.07.2023
Pills from the 3D printer
Pills could soon be produced in shapes that resemble design objects. And this would not be just an aesthetic gimmick, but would serve to release active medical ingredients in the body in a controlled manner. A group of computer scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Informatics in Saarbrücken and the University of California at Davis have developed a process that uses a combination of computation and 3D printing to produce tablets that dissolve in liquids over a specified period of time.
Agronomy / Food Science - Innovation - 20.07.2023
Fertilizing 2.0: Simple, precise and digital
A new technology will facilitate quick, easy and precise fertilizing in the field in the future. Thanks to the combination of biosensor test strips and satellite-based remote sensing data, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is developing a method for determining the nutritional condition of cereals and the perfect amount of fertilizer.
Innovation - Environment - 14.07.2023
When Introducing Bioeconomy Get People on Board
Anyone Keen to Introduce the Bioeconomy Will Have to Get People on Board First Study: When Introducing Bioeconomy Get People on Board Just like others, green industries are also battling "NIMBYism." Innovative production methods are needed in order to tackle global challenges such as climate change, population growth and ecosystem loss.
Environment - Innovation - 22.05.2023
Investigating Collective Action
Sustainability research: Wolfram Barfuss appointed new Argelander professor at the University of Bonn How can people work together to forge new, environmentally sustainable paths in a complex system? This is the question being tackled by Jun. Wolfram Barfuss, the new Argelander professor in the Innovation and Technology for Sustainable Futures Transdisciplinary Research Area (TRA Sustainable Futures) at the University of Bonn.
Electroengineering - Innovation - 05.05.2023
TU Ilmenau develops bio-inspired microphone for speech recognition
The Technische Universität Ilmenau, together with research partners, has developed a microphone inspired by biology that picks up sound similar to the human ear. The microphone could help improve speech recognition for controlling a variety of digital applications. In the future, the new process could even make overall acoustic systems consisting of a microphone and speech recognition more efficient, so that they consume less energy.