Dr. Sven Ramelow was awarded an Einstein Junior Fellowship

The Einstein Foundation Berlin supports the HU scientist's research in the field of quantum optics:

The experimental physicist and head of the Emmy Noether junior research group "Nonlinear Quantum Optics", Dr. Sven Ramelow, is doing research in the project "Sensors with entangled photons in the middle infrared" at…


SCIENION announces expansion in the UK with the opening of new R&D and manufacturing facilities

SCIENION’s UK operations to become global hub for contract manufacturing services:

Together with numerous guests from politics, economics, life sciences and medical diagnostics, SCIENION the precision liquid handling specialist and part of bioconvergence powerhouse BICO, celebrated the opening of…


Jump into the (cold) deep end!

Essay by Uli Kunz, marine biologist, underwater photographer, and environmentalist:

My first underwater experience was certainly not my bravest. After encountering a scary pike in Lake Constance as an eight year old, I made a hasty escape. It took a few days of recuperation before I dared another…


How much traction does Berlin Research 50 have?

In conversation with Anja Sommerfeld, who manages the association of non-university research institutions in Berlin:

In early 2020, an interdisciplinary initiative of non-university researchers “for a fair, healthy, and sustainable future” created Berlin Research 50 (BR50). How much traction does BR50 have? To find out, we spoke to…


The pollutant investigator

Markus Venohr conducts research for cleaner waters in Adlershof:

Had Markus Venohr not looked at the Rhine every day from his childhood room in Duisburg, or had he not been canoeing with his parents in numerous holidays with his parents, he might well have become a musician.…


Hoist the sails!

Our technology park community has the best tips for water sports in the region:

Our campus is not only home to outstanding researchers and entrepreneurs but also to dedicated water sports enthusiasts. There are even some Olympic athletes among them. To their great advantage, they live and work in…


“Do not tarry, water carry”

The Einstein Research Unit “Climate and Water under Change” is sketching out the future of water in Berlin and Brandenburg in cooperation with the public:

Water as a resource in rural areas, the city, the ecosystem, and as part of municipal wastewater management: The research platform “Climate and Water under Change” (CliWaC) is bringing in the public to tackle the…


Advancing the energy transformation with hydrogen

Year-round storage for buildings and as a regional energy source – how two Adlershof-based companies are fostering the gas’s practical applications:

A typical summer day in Adlershof: blue skies, a few clouds, the sun is shining. Shining on the free-standing solar cells along Rudower Chaussee. Their electricity charges a car, while the rest disappears into an…


From dolphin sounds to underwater internet

EvoLogics looks towards animal role models for its autonomous diving robots:

A new headquarters is being built on Adlershof’s Wagner-Régeny-Straße. It belongs to a high-tech company that connects underwater infrastructures in oceans, rivers, and lakes, and develops autonomous robots…


The perfect wave

SURF ERA is bringing the ocean into the city:

“I'm just a surfer who wanted to build something that would allow me to surf longer.” This quote is attributed to Jack O’Neill, who was not only a passionate surfer from the Santa Cruz area in California but also a…


10-year-anniversary of Pensatech Pharma in Adlershof

Turning active ingredients into dosage forms:

The systems are running at full speed in the laboratories of Pensatech Pharma GmbH. As a service provider for the pharmaceutical industry, the company tests and develops dosage forms that often make certain drug…


A very special molecule

MBI researchers investigate the peculiar properties of water:

Researchers at the Max Born Institute are investigating the peculiar properties of water: They are researching fundamental physical and biophysical processes on ultrafast time scales. There is no life without water.…


Data for the expansion of wind power and photovoltaic plants

RLI publishes comprehensive package with potential areas:

Geodata can help with the expansion of renewable energies and thus in the acceleration of the energy transition. The Reiner Lemoine Institute (RLI) is now publishing a comprehensive data package with potential areas…


Science up close at Adlershof Technology Park

At long last, the “Long Night of the Sciences” could take place once again:

Thousands of visitors flocked to the “Long Night of the Sciences”, which took place on 2 July in Berlin and Potsdam. The fact that the Science and Technology Park Adlershof again was once again one of the crowd…


Adlershof Journal July/August 2022

Everything flows. We get to the bottom of water:

The pollutant investigator: Markus Venohr researches for cleaner waters // “Do not tarry, water carry”: CliWaC is sketching out the future of water // Dolphin sounds for underwater internet: Diving robots from…


New OECD test guideline for determining the particle size of nanomaterials

Work by BAM, BAuA and UBA provides decisive milestone for standardised testing of nanomaterials:

The OECD has published a new test guideline for the measurement of spherical and fibrous nanomaterials. It is an important building block for the implementation of legal requirements for chemicals, such as the REACH…


Detecting fluorescence signals from nanoscale thin films

New measurement technique from INNOVENT e.V. and Ferdinand-Braun-Institut opens up a variety of possibilities in product labeling:

Researchers from INNOVENT e.V. and Ferdinand-Braun-Institut gGmbH have developed a measurement technique that allows to detect nanoscale fluorescent thin films for the first time without using expensive laboratory…


Atomic displacements in High-Entropy Alloys examined

High-entropy alloys of 3d metals have intriguing properties that are interesting for applications in the energy sector:

An international team at BESSY II has now investigated the local order on an atomic scale in a so-called high-entropy Cantor alloy of chromium, manganese, iron, cobalt and nickel. The results from combined…


Successful "Women in Natural Science School 2022 – Energy for (your) future"

30 scientists from 14 countries held meeting in Blossin:

About 30 women of 14 different nationalities from all career levels who are active in different areas of natural sciences – from astrophysics to biochemistry, and from environmental science to mechanical engineering –…


Bruker introduces new EDS detectors for elemental analysis in electron microscopes

With XFlash® 7, users benefit from further increased analytical performance, higher productivity and lower cost of ownership:

Bruker Corporation introduces the new XFlash 7 detector series for its QUANTAXTM energy dispersive X-ray spectrometer (EDS) systems, enabling chemical analysis of material samples in electron microscopes with ultimate…