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.

Germany’s Medical Valley

The region of Franconia may not be one of the first that spring to mind when you think about innovation in the health industry, but it should be. After all, there’s a reason that there are 850,000 medical patients in this corner of Germany.

Clever Cooperation

This May, IBM Watson and Bavaria’s Fortiss institute opened a joint technology center in the Bavarian capital Munich.

Faster 3D Printing

3D printing is set to get a whole lot faster. Eight times faster, to be precise.

New Cancer Test

Researchers at the University of Erlangen in Bavaria in southern Germany have developed a screening method for cancer that just requires a blood test.

Research Factory for Fuel Cells and Hydrogen

Powering vehicles – and especially trucks and buses – with hydrogen is considered a very promising and particularly climate-friendly alternative as long as it comes from water whose molecules have been split into hydrogen and oxygen using electricity generated by renewable source. Among the German organizations aiming to further develop this technology is Hyfab Baden-Württemberg, a research factory for fuel cells and hydrogen.