The Technische Universität Dresden is part of the Excellence Initiative - an alliance for excellence in research and culture. Learn more about the Excellence Initiative, the TU Dresden and its strategic local partners.

The co-operation of all DRESDEN-concept partners is aimed at the development and use of synergies in research, education, infrastructure, and administration.

ALL ON BOARD – towards Excellence - FULL STEAM for Science DRESDEN-concept cordially invites (young) researchers of all DDc-partners to the Science Cruise on Thursday, 17 August 2017.


Nobel Laureates at TU Dresden

Four Nobel Laureates will give a public talk at TU Dresden in the summer term 2016. On April 13, the Norwegian neuroscientist Edvard Moser opens the series with his talk “The GPS of the brain: Grid cells and the neural map of space”.[more]


Gut bacteria drive growth of stem cells in colon cancer

Prof. Dr. med. Sebastian Zeißig, group leader of the DFG Research center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRDT) - Cluster of Excellence at the TU Dresden and physician at the Department of Medicine I, Dresden Hospital Carl Gustav Carus has now shown a decisive role of gut bacteria in the regulation of intestinal stem cells and the development of colon cancer.[more]


Identification of a key molecule for the initiation of regeneration in axolotl

The research team of Prof. Elly Tanaka at the DFG Research Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD) - Cluster of Excellence at the TU Dresden achieved a breakthrough in the elucidation of important regulatory processes in the restoration of the axolotl’s limbs. The publication of these results in Nature, one of the world’s leading scientific journals once again proves the efficiency of...[more]


World’s First Parallel Computer Based on Biomolecular Motors

A study reports the realization of a parallel computer based on designed nanofabricated channels explored in a massively parallel fashion by protein filaments propelled by molecular motors.[more]


International Laser Symposium & International Symposium »Tailored Joining« is taking place from 22th-24th of February in Dresden

We are pleased to invite you to the ultimate laser and joining event!The 9th International Symposium in Dresden combines, once again, the former workshops »FiSC« and »High-power Diode Lasers« as well as the »Tailored Joining Symposium« into one unique conference.


Call for participation in the counter-demonstration on 6th February and in the “Human Chain” on 13th February 2016

The board of the umbrella organisation addresses an appeal to all members of the 22 institutions, to take a stance for a peaceful and cosmopolitan Dresden. There are numerous occasions to do so, particularly on 6th and 13th February 2016. The demonstration on 6th of February takes place from 1-3 p.m.[more]


Discussion: Between free speech and hate speech

The discussion is scheduled on January 27 th at Deutsches Hygiene Museum at 7 p.m. It is part of the series "Between inside and outside. Flight and migration as a challenge for Europe" which takes part as a cooperation with the TU Dresden, SLUB and in the context of DRESDEN-concept e.V. [more]

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