As part of his first official tour of Saxony, German Federal President Joachim Gauck called in at the Technische Universität Dresden where he met the team of scientists who founded Novaled and won the President’s own award for technology and innovation – the Deutscher Zukunftspreis (German Future Prize).
The number of eco-city initiatives around the world is growing. But what is an “ecological” city? Uniform standards and certification systems have so far been lacking. The Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER) has become a partner in an international network that investigates how cities are “greening” all over the world and is looking for common evaluation schemes...
Researchers from Dresden discover a new material that conducts electric currents without loss of power over its edges and remains an insulator in its interior.
In the afternoon of February 28, 2013, Minister President Stanislaw Tillich inaugurated the largest research instrument in Saxony: the ELBE –Center for High-Power Radiation Sources at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR). Heart of the ELBE is a superconductive accelerator that can speed up electrons to an energy level of almost the speed of light.
On February 27, 2013, TU Dresden’s excellence cluster "Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden" (cfaed) was officially opened.
In the presence of the Saxon State Minister for Higher Education, Research and the Arts, Sabine von Schorlemer, the mayor of the city of Dresden, Helma Orosz, and numerous representatives from academia and industry, the Cluster of Excellence "Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden" (cfaed) of the TU Dresden will officially be opened on February 27, 2013.