Newsletter 2017

April 2017: The bioeconomy

April 2017: The bioeconomy

Nature is a treasure trove that contains an infinite number of natural resources. Bioeconomics is all about putting these resources to good use in industry and business with a view to making products more sustainable and efficient. Many researchers are working on ideas and solutions. In this edition we present a number of exciting projects. You can also read why a Greek business psychologist sees Germany as a particularly good place to conduct her research, learn about current funding programmes and discover our number of the month. More April 2017: The bioeconomy

March 2017: Robots for humans

March 2017: Robots for humans

Who wouldn’t appreciate a helping hand around the home from time to time? Thanks to the latest developments in robotics, we can be relieved of almost all domestic chores. In this edition we present some interesting robots. You can also read why an Iranian musicologist sees Germany as a particularly good place to conduct his research, learn about current funding programmes, discover our number of the month and find an answer to a question that no doubt interests us all: how can I appear as intelligent as possible? More March 2017: Robots for humans

February 2017: The sharing economy

February 2017: The sharing economy

Cars, music, flats, sofas: the number of things we are sharing is increasing all the time. What began as a trend in the IT industry has now evolved to become a new sector in its own right, the “sharing economy”. In this edition we present a number of exciting research projects in this area. You can also read why an Argentinian biotechnologist sees Germany as a particularly good place to conduct her research, learn about current funding programmes and discover our number of the month. More February 2017: The sharing economy

January 2017: Happiness research

January 2017: Happiness research

What would make me happy – or even happier? This is a question that many people ask themselves, especially when a new year is just beginning. Researchers in Germany are also exploring possible answers to this question. In this edition we present a number of exciting projects and their results. You can also read about how a bioengineer in Karlsruhe intends to improve cancer treatment, learn about current funding programmes, discover our number of the month and find out whether birds can sleep on the wing. More January 2017: Happiness research