This year’s prestigious “German Future Prize” has gone to a team of scientists from Carl Zeiss Microscopy in the eastern German university town of Jena.
Location / R&D
The automated and autonomous driving of the future depends on radar and LiDAR (light detection and ranging) technology. But the space available for systems inside motor vehicles is limited.
Germany is one of the world leaders in R&D, but the system functions somewhat differently than in other countries. Two advantages: a more practical approach and greater connections between universities, extra-academic institutes and the private sector. Watch our video!
Self-proclaimed “start-up foundry” Campus Founders and the ZFHM Future Fund Heilbronn are establishing a twelve-week incubator program for fledgling artificial intelligence companies in the southwestern German city.
Renowned German research institution Fraunhofer Society is establishing Europe’s first testing and innovation center at an industrial water treatment plant.
With Germany phasing out coal-based power , alternative opportunities and sectors are opening up in the country’s traditional mining areas.
German R&D powerhouse the Fraunhofer Society have come up with a new form of bio-based polylactide (PLA) particle foams for food shipping containers.
The Association of Researching Pharmaceutical Companies (vfa) says 36 newly approved medications have been introduced to the German market in 2022. That continues the strong innovation trend from 2021, when 46 new medicines were introduced in the calendar year, vfa added.
What makes the research and development landscape in Germany so unique? And what advantages does it offer for international business? Fraunhofer Society’s Sebastian Bosse gives the answers.
Scientists at the University of Leipzig have identified an enzyme, PHL7, that degrades PET plastic much more rapidly than previously believed possible. The discovery could revolutionize the recycling of PET plastic.