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Adlershof and innovation go hand in hand. Here you will find a selection of award-winning personalities, products and projects, across science, business and media.

Adlershof Prizes and Success stories

Alexander Föhlisch. Credit: HZB

03.07.2015

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... [more]

Younicos ISO Certificate

29.05.2015

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... [more]

Logo: BeJEL

29.05.2015

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... [more]

Anja Hanßke, Institute for Energy Technology, TU Berlin

23.04.2015

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... [more]

Xiaozhuo Wang, founder of Brilliance Fab Berlin

13.04.2015

Laser technology for the world market

Adlershof Ferdinand-Braun-Institut has pooled its resources with the Chinese company Sino Nitride Semiconductor:

The potential is enormous: With a view to developing products based on German laser technology, the Adlershof Ferdinand-Braun-Institut,... [more]

Illustration: SciStyle Thomas Splettstößer

02.04.2015

Femto-snapshots of reaction kinetics

International team decodes bonding behaviour of iron pentacarbonyl / Application as a catalyst for storing solar energy:

Following six years’ work, an international team comprising eleven research institutions has been successful in observing precisely how light affects... [more]

Artificial catalysts imitate natural photosynthesis. Image Credit: HZB

23.01.2015

The path to artificial photosynthesis

HZB researchers describe efficient manganese catalyst capable of converting light to chemical energy:

Scientists at the Helmholtz Center for Materials and Energy (HZB) in collaboration with the School of Chemistry and ARC Centre of Excellence for... [more]

13.10.2014

Adlershof Equipment for Nobel Prize Winners

Congratulations to Stefan W. Hell, W.E. Moerner, and Eric Betzig:

Nobel Prize Winners Stefan W. Hell (right) and W.E. Moerner (left) at PicoQuant's single molecule workshop in 2014.PicoQuant congratulates Stefan W.... [more]

05.06.2014

Emad Aziz receives Nernst-Haber-Bodenstein-Award

German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry has honored the Adlershof scientist for outstanding scientific achievements:

On 29. May 2014, the German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry has honored Prof. Dr. Emad Flear Aziz with the Nernst-Haber-Bodenstein-Award. Aziz... [more]

Credit: Jan Pauls, 50Hertz

22.05.2014

Younicos wins GreenTec Award 2014

WEMAG battery park is laureate in the category energy:

Younicos is celebrating a triple achievement. The specialists for intelligent storage and grids have won the GreenTec Award for 2014. Berlin-based... [more]

Pfeiffer Vacuum catalog, "The Vacuum Technology Book" was awarded first prize as the best industry catalog

28.03.2014

INKA Award for „The Vacuum Technology Book“

Pfeiffer Vacuum receives award for best industry catalog:

Pfeiffer Vacuum is the winner of the "INKA" 2013 Award for the best catalog in the Print category. The Pfeiffer Vacuum catalog called... [more]

11.03.2014

Adlershof Great Minds

What they research. What they are working on. Why they feel at home in Adlershof:

They invent new materials and technologies, discover smart measuring devices and ensure continued progress in the turnaround of energy policy. their... [more]

World record value for the open-circuit voltage of 582 mV for c-Si on glass

20.02.2014

Next generation technology of thin film silicon on glass

Demonstration of a world record value for the open-circuit voltage of 582 mV for c-Si on glass by HZB researchers:

MASDAR PV and HELMHOLTZ-ZENTRUM Berlin have strengthened their R&D partnership, focusing resources on development of next generation thin film Si... [more]

17.02.2014

Dr. Martin Hempel receives the Adlershof Dissertation Prize 2013

On February 13, the Adlershof Dissertation Award was granted to Dr. Martin Hempel of the Max-Born-Institute (MBI). In competition with two other... [more]

20.12.2013

Adlershof Scientists in the Top 10 of Physics 2013

MBI achieves breakthrough with observation of hydrogen atoms:

The top 10 breakthroughs in physics in 2013 have been announced today. Director Marc Vrakking of the Max Born Institute, Phd-student Aneta Stodolna... [more]

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