Full Speed Ahead

An exciting new ‘Port of Science’ is being built near the university district in the historic trading city of Magdeburg. With overseas investors already taking advantage, it is on course to become one of the largest research clusters in Germany.

Germany Invests Hundreds of Millions in Green Hydrogen

Germany is putting its money where its mouth is in terms of hydrogen-based energy technology. Economic Affairs and Energy Minister Peter Altmaier has promised to make Germany the “world number one,” and three German ministries are pumping hundreds of millions of euros into programs toward that end.

Autonomous Flight Testing

Stuttgart University is heading a project aiming to support the development of energy-efficient, electric, autonomous flight by establishing two testing areas in southern Germany.

Recycling CO2

When environmentalists talk about carbon dioxide, it’s most about how to reduce it. But what if the greenhouse gas could be recycled into something beneficial?

Attractive Repellent

Greasy fingers and stainless steel surfaces – a combination that’s irritating countless people in and around the home. Now Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute thinks it’s found a solution to this age-old problem.

Ultrasound for Ear Infections

US company OtoNexus Medical Technologies has teamed up with Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS to develop an innovative new diagnostic device for inner-ear infections.

Autonomous Taxis

German powerhouses Bosch and Daimler are planning to roll out autonomous taxis on the streets of San Jose, California. Tests have been scheduled for the second half of 2019.

Cancer Fighting Record

Good news in the fight against a deadly disease.

We Campus

Automotive giant Volkswagen has established the think tank “We Campus” with a difference in the heart of Berlin, on Alexanderplatz square.

Valuable Fumes

Thyssenkrupp has opened a research group with the aim of transforming off-gasses created in steel production into methanol, which can be used as fuel.