Henrik Lystad appointed as New Chair of ECN
The ECN members elected at the Annual Meeting 2015 of the European Compost Network on 24th June 2015 in Brussels Henrik Lystad, representing the Waste Management Association of Norway (Avfall Norge) and member of the ECN Board since 2011, as chairman for the next election period.
Obituary: Prof. Dr. Bernhard Raninger and Ms. Dong Shanshan
It is with a deep sense of sadness and shock that we must pass on the following sad information: On the 1st of November 2013, our dear colleagues Prof. Dr. Bernhard Raninger and Ms. Dong Shanshan died in a tragic car accident in Fushun (close to Shenyang) while on a business trip.
The Poul la Cour Prize
Dr. Ian Mays, CEO and founder of RES has been awarded the prestigious Poul la Cour Prize by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) for his tireless contributions to the development of wind energy on the international stage.
Fraunhofer receives European Innovation Prize for concentrator solar cells
The prize honours research has a high potential for future applications in economy and society and was given to a team led by Dr. Andreas Bett developing new solar cells at the Institute.
Solar guru Grätzel wins 2010 Millennium Technology Prize
The winner of the 2010 Millennium Technology Prize is Professor Michael Grätzel from Switzerland for his third generation low cost dye-sensitized solar cells.
Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting
A scientist from the Alfred Wegener Institute will become the new Executive Secretary of the Antarctic Treaty system from August 2009
"Science Year 2009-Research Expedition Germany"
Geoinformatics students Johannes Schöning and Thomas Bartoschek from the University of Münster invite pupils to explore geoinformatics with their hands, feet and mind.
Prof. Manfred Schwerin appointed into the research- and technology advisory board for bioeconomy.
The German Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) has founded the research and technology advisory board for bioeconomy to strengthen Germany's position in this field.