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.

DRESDEN-concept is an alliance of 26 research institutions. DRESDEN stands for Dresden Research and Education Synergies for the Development of Excellence and Novelty.


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]


Discussion: Between a culture of welcome and Xenophobia

How do the populations of Italy, Poland and Germany react to the current refugee crisis? Which motives fuel the resentments and and lead to racism? How do the political elites handle protest and do they respond to offers of aid?[more]


The city of Dresden’s Local Action Program (LAP) for democracy & tolerance and against extremism - supports civil courage workshops for Dresden-concept institutes

Financed by public funds through the Lokales Handlungsprogramms für Demokratie und Toleranz und gegen Extremismus by the city of Dresden DRESDEN-concept e.V. was able to offer and organize Violence Intervention workshops for employees oft he DRESDEN-concept Institutes. German and International employees learned how to intervene  nonviolently and how to get involved. [more]

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