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Optics, Excellence and Autonomous Horsepower: Minister of State Hendrik Hoppenstedt visits the PZH
For the third time, Dr. Hendrik Hoppenstedt, member of the German Bundestag, is a guest at the PZH at the end of September 2018, where he will find out how much has changed in a few years. After an overview of the PZH and current research topics, which Professor Hans Jürgen Maier, as spokesman of the PZH Board of Directors, will explain to the guest, two topics will be the focus of the guest's att
Success for the Excellence Cluster proposal PhoenixD, in which the PZH is significantly involved!
On 27 September 2018, the application for "PhoenixD - Photonics, Optics, and Engineering - Innovation Across Disciplines" was accepted in the Excellence Strategy of the Federal Government and the Federal States. Combined with other approved clusters of Leibniz University (LUH) and Hannover Medical School (MHH), LUH and MHH may now apply as an Excellence Network.
IFW coordinates major new research project "Drive train 2025" (press release 17 October 2018)
With around four million euros, the Federal Ministry of Economics is supporting the project to produce car drive trains more efficiently in order to significantly save energy and emissions during production and the use phase. In mid-October 2018, the network partners will meet at the PZH for a kick-off.
Research report: Understanding digitalisation online
Research report: Exploiting opportunities by choosing suitable locations in metropolitan regions
DFG Funding Atlas: Production Engineering and Physics Acquire Highest Third-Party Funding (press release 5 July 2018)
In the Funding Atlas 2018 of the German Research Foundation (DFG), Leibniz University Hannover achieved excellent results regarding the acquisition of public funding. Across Germany, Leibniz University Hannover came in second regarding the highest DFG grants awarded in the scientific disciplines Mechanical Engineering and Production Engineering, with a total of 37.3 million euros. With 29.7 millio
Lower Saxony Sponsors Lightweight Construction Research -3.5 million euros for innovation network “JoinTHIS” (press release 16 August 2018)
An interdisciplinary research project on lightweight construction with carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic materials (CFRP) carried out by Leibniz University Hannover, Clausthal University of Technology and TU Braunschweig has been awarded 3.5 million euros of funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), as well as from the State of Lower Saxony.