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Without climate-neutral fuels, CO2 targets will be missed

Renewable and alternative fuels are essential for climate protection in the mobility sector and support energy security // Open letter from Scientists to the European Commission, the Council and the...

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EFI Annual Report: Germany needs an integrated research and innovation strategy

On 9 March, the EFI Annual Report 2022 was handed over to Bettina Stark-Watzinger, Federal Minister of Education and Research // Core Topics 2022: Position of Germany and the EU in key technologies /...

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Continuity in an era of transformation

The Executive Committee of the FVV has confirmed its long-standing chairman Prof. Dr. Peter Gutzmer in office. The mechanical engineer, who was last the Chief Technology Officer of Schaeffler, has...

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BMWK Innovation Day German Mittelstand: 23 June 2022 - Save the date!

On 23 June 2022, it's that time again: The Innovation Day for SMEs of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) will serve as a showcase for successful innovations and a...

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AiF Senate welcomes new members from national politics

The Federation of Industrial Research Associations (AiF) appoints Dr Daniela Brönstrup from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) and MdB Dr Holger Becker (SPD) to the...

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MTZ Project Reports: Test Rig Configuration for the Investigation of an Industrial-type Centrifugal Compressor Stage

Centrifugal compressors are an essential part of the industrial environment and, as such, are subject to the most stringent requirements in respect of operational efficiency in large parts of the...

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AiF Facts & Figures 2021/22 - now online

The German Federation of Industrial Research Associations (Arbeitsgemeinschaft industrieller Forschungsvereinigungen AiF) published current facts & figures // Distribution of funds in the Industrial...

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New hydrogen engine alliance founded

Industry and research work closely together in new initiative // The hydrogen engine can make an important contribution to achieving climate goals

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Particulate emissions of alternative fuels – OWI and KIT develop a method to analyse and predict PM reduction potential

In a current research project contracted by FVV, OWI Science for Fuels gGmbH and the Institute of Internal Combustion Engines at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology intend to develop a new method to...

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The AiF annual magazine ZOOM 2020/2021 shows the contribution of IGF to solving the great challenges of our time

How did SMEs cope with the Corona crisis? How does the AiF support SMEs in making contributions to solving the major challenges of our time? What ideas does politics have to strengthen SMEs with an...

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Industrial Collective Research (IGF): Effective funding instrument with a unique selling proposition

Industrial Collective Research (IGF) has successfully facilitated pre-competitive, cross-industry and transfer-oriented cooperation between industry and science in Germany since 1954. This is...

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CfP | 1st Conference Powertrains for Renewable Fuels

FKFS to host conference on Powertrains for Renewable Fuels from 22 to 23 November 2022 // The event is aimed at participants from industry, science and politics who are interested in challenges and...

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Results of the AiF Peer Reviewer Election 2021

At the AiF (Arbeitsgemeinschaft industrieller Forschungsvereinigungen / Federation of Industrial Research Associations), around 200 honorary experts ensure that only the best projects in open-themed...

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