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Rainer Erdmann, Managing Director and one of the founders of PicoQuant gives partners, customers, staff and his family props during the festive soiree.


PicoQuant – Counting Photons since 20 Years

Company celebrates 20 years of excellence in time-resolved optical instrumentation:

In 1996, four young scientists and engineers set themselves the goal to develop optical instrumentation designed by scientists for scientists and...

Dr. Benjamin P. Fingerhut - Foto: MBI


Benjamin Fingerhut wins Robin Hochstrasser Young Investigator Award

Group Leader of the Junior Research Group “Biomolecular Dynamics” was honoured:

Dr. Benjamin Fingerhut, junior group leader at the Max Born Institute (MBI) receives the 2016 Robin Hochstrasser Young Investigator Award. The award...

Red Dot Award


ISAS design wins a Red Dot Award

Corporate Design of the Research Institute awarded:

We have known it for a long time, but now we have it "in red and white", so to speak: Our ISAS Corporate Design is really special. That ...

Dr Bernd Gruska presenting the new SENperc PV at on-site session „Top 10 Highlights“


SENperc PV awarded at photovoltaic exhibition in China

SENTECH’s new metrology tool for solar cell production was one of the "Top 10 Highlights" at the SNEC PV Power Expo 2016:

SENTECH presented the new, innovative SENperc PV – a metrology tool for quality control in PERC solar cell manufacturing. Al2O3/SiNx layer stacks and...

from left: Klaus Hirzel (CEO Lufft), Alexa Schick-Hirzel (Marketing Lufft), Ranga Yogeshwar (Journalist). Credit: KD Busch/compamedia


Lufft joins Germany's innovation elite

Sensor manufacturer ranks among the top 100 companies:

For the twenty-third time, the TOP 100 - Germany’s most innovative small and medium-sized companies - are acclaimed. This year, G. Lufft Mess- und...


Bessel Prize for Prof. Dr. Gabriele Travaglini

45.000 EUR for research at the institute of physics and IRIS Adlershof:

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Travaglini from Queen Mary University London receives the Friedrich-Wilhelm Bessel Prize from the Alexander-von-Humboldt...

Leibniz President Matthias Kleiner, Neysha Lobo Ploch, Walter Gibas, Jens Raß, Tim Kolbe (from left)


Adlershof start-up UVphotonics awarded with Leibniz-Gründerpreis 2016

UV photonics will bring innovative UV-LED technology to market:

FBH's start-up company UVphotonics NT GmbH has been awarded with the Leibniz-Gründerpreis (Founder Award) 2016. The prize is endowed with ...


Thomas Elsaesser is the 2016 recipient of the Ellis R. Lippincott Award

Director at the Max-Born-Institute is honored for his seminal research contributions:

Thomas Elsaesser, Director at the Max-Born-Institute and Professor for Experimental Physics at Humboldt University, Berlin, receives the Ellis R....

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Younicos is among 2015’s Top Global Cleantech companies

Energy storage pioneer again recognized as innovation leader:

Younicos is among the 100 most innovative companies for green technologies around the globe. The energy storage pioneer was chosen by the...

The award, which is endowed with a Euro 1,000 prize, was presented by Dr. Ulrich von Hülsen (left), a member of Pfeiffer Vacuum GmbH management. / Photo: G. Otto, GSI


Award for doctoral research on high-precision measurement of magnetic moment of proton

Pfeiffer Vacuum GmbH and GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH present joint doctoral candidate award:

For the second time, Pfeiffer Vacuum and GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung (GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research) have jointly...

Frank Siewert. Credit: HZB


Frank Siewert wins Giovanni Sostero Award

Adlershof scientist honored for achievements in optics metrology:

Frank Siewert was honored in particular for his contributions on the development of latest metrology for Synchrotron Optics. He has “pushed the...

Alexander Föhlisch. Credit: HZB


From Excited Atoms to Functionality

ERC Advanced Grant Awarded to Alexander Föhlisch:

Under the EU Horizon 2020 Programme for Research and Innovation, Alexander Föhlisch has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant. The physicists is...

Younicos ISO Certificate


Younicos achieves ISO 9001:2008 certification

One of the first companies in the energy storage industry to reach this level of standardized excellence:

Younicos, a global leader in intelligent grid-scale energy storage solutions, is pleased to announce that it has received ISO 9001:2008 Quality...

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Financial stimulus for Helmholtz Research

Joint Lab BeJEL receives 1.4 million EUR grant:

The Berlin Joint EPR Laboratory (BeJEL) operated by HZB and Freie Universität Berlin has pulled in six of 27 subprojects within a DFG priority...

Anja Hanßke, Institute for Energy Technology, TU Berlin


Adlershof to network cold, heat, and regenerative electricity

Primary energy needs shall achieve a 30 percent cut by 2020 in spite of the growth:

About a thousand companies, sixteen research institutes, and nearly 22,000 people are working in Adlershof. The Technology and Science Park is...