German University Develops Anti-Viral Light Curtain

Researchers at the Tropical Institute of the Ludwig Maximillian University (LMU) Clinic in Munich have come up with a novel way to prevent the spread of virus-carrying aerosols: a pathogen-killing barrier of ultraviolet light.

Germany’s Quantum Future

Faster, more powerful and smarter – that’s what Germany is aiming to become by supporting the development of quantum supercomputers. International quantum hardware and application companies are starting to take notice.

Hydrogen Electrolyzer Maker Enapter Wins Earthshot Award

Thai-Italian-German company Enapter has been given the “Fix our Climate” Award of the Earthshot Prizes, created by Britain’s Prince William. The award was made for Enapter’s modular AEM electrolyzer, which produces hydrogen for a variety of applications, including private homes.

Dresden Project Uses AI to Improve Semiconductor Production

Making microchips requires completely sterile environments and lots of ultrapure water. That always meant, in turn, that the control valves for such water had to be laboriously monitored by human beings. But not any more.

German Apps Help Fight Diabetes, Obesity

Start-up Oviva from the city of Potsdam near Berlin believes that one key to combatting conditions like diabetes, obesity and physical intolerances is nutrition. So it has come up with two apps to help people manage what they eat.

Hamburg Launches Fully Automated Digital Train

The 2021 Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress of future mobility in Hamburg got off to an innovative start in mid-October with a premier: the maiden 23-kilometer trips of autonomous self-driving trains on the city’s aboveground public transport system.

German Researchers Create Coating to Self-Darken Windows

Researchers at Fraunhofer Institutes in Würzburg and Dresden have come up with a smart coating for windows to make them darken as they heat up.

Carbon Neutral Shipping Takes Big Step Forward

Container ship sets sail from Germany for first-ever voyage powered by CO2-neutral liquid natural gas.

Dresden University Builds Giant Flywheel Energy Storage

The Technical University of Dresden hopes that bigger will not only be better but also point down a new path for the future.

Dresden’s Surgical Robots

Modeling and implementing the use of artificial intelligence during operations.