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Hannover Messe: Key materials for the hydrogen economy - reliable and sustainable

How safe is hydrogen as an energy source of the future? Which materials need to be upgraded for the use of hydrogen and how can they be recycled? What do efficient processes look like? Research teams from the Fraunhofer IWKS and the Fraunhofer LBF will be showcasing current developments in the production, transport, storage and use of hydrogen at HANNOVER MESSE, April 22 to 26, 2024, Hall 13, Stand C16, at the LandesEnergieAgentur Hessen LEA stand.
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Fraunhofer IWKS scientist Mario Schönfeldt successful in ideas competition

The Energy & Climate Protection Foundation has been organizing the "Energy and the Environment - My Idea for Tomorrow" ideas competition every year since 2011 in order to promote young scientists. It is aimed at young scientists working on the topic of the energy transition and climate protection as part of their doctorate. At the foundation's "Energy Campus" symposium on November 17, 2023, Mario Schönfeldt, research associate at Fraunhofer Research Institution for Materials Recycling and Resource Strategies IWKS, was delighted to win second place.
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Prof. Dr. Anke Weidenkaff elected to the German Academy of Science and Engineering

Prof. Dr. Anke Weidenkaff was elected as a member of acatech - German Academy of Science and Engineering and will be involved in the Materials Science and Engineering thematic network in the future. The election took place at the last General Assembly on October 10, 2023 in Berlin. The proposal was submitted by the Presidium.
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Dr. Guoxing Chen receives the FCPAE award as one of the “Top 10 Leading Chinese Talents in Science and Technology in Europe”

At the 14th European Forum of the FCPAE (Federation of Chinese Professional Associations in Europe) from 20 to 21 October 2023 in Brussels, Dr Guoxing Chen, scientist at Fraunhofer IWKS, was honoured with the “Top 10 Leading Chinese Talents in Science and Technology in Europe” Award 2023.
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