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Sustainable, carbon-neutral mobility: How quick could we get there?

If the same, tech-neutral sustainability criteria would be applied to electromobility and alternative fuels, Europe could move much faster towards a clean and sustainable mobility, especially with...

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HIF Global launches e-fuels company in Germany

HIF Global continues its global expansion to produce highly innovative fuels with the launch of HIF EMEA // Armin Schnettler and Thorsten Herdan to lead the new branch company headquarteredbased in...

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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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New study by the University of Bayreuth on life-cycle assessment of metals shows: The lifetime of technology-critical metals is short

Worldwide, almost all technology-intensive industries depend on highly available metallic raw materials. Therefore, precise and reliable information is needed on how long these raw materials remain in...

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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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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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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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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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