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Save and circular hydrogen technology

The safety and reliability of hydrogen-exposed materials and components are essential prerequisites for establishing hydrogen as a future renewable energy carrier or storage system. Increasing the acceptance of hydrogen by validating and improving the reliability and safety of hydrogen-carrying components are key challenges for emission-free mobility and supply infrastructure. At the same time, the recyclability of the materials used plays a central role in securing raw materials and resources as well as in reducing the carbon footprint. In this context, the Fraunhofer Performance Center GreenMat4H2 will present current analysis concepts and individual validation methods for materials and systems in the field of hydrogen technology at the Hessian joint booth at the Group Exhibit Hydrogen + Fuel Cells EUROPE (Hall 13, Booth C36).
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Prof. Dr. Anke Weidenkaff appointed as member of the National Academy of Sciences

The Presidium of the Leopoldina has appointed Prof. Dr. Anke Weidenkaff as a member of the German National Academy of Sciences. The appointment is considered one of the most prestigious awards for natural scientists.
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Fraunhofer IWKS appoints Dr. Emanuel Ionescu as Deputy Director

Dr. Emanuel Ionescu has been appointed Deputy Director of the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Materials Recycling and Resource Strategy with effect from January 1, 2023. He will support Prof. Dr. Anke Weidenkaff, Director of the Institute in the fur-ther development of the institution.
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Prof. Dr. Anke Weidenkaff receives GDCh-GCCCD Award for Excellent Supervisors of Chinese PhD Students

As part of the 33rd Annual Conference of the GCCCD, Prof. Dr. Anke Weidenkaff, Director of Fraunhofer IWKS, was awarded the GDCh-GCCCD Award for Excellent Supervisors of Chinese PhD Students.
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