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First International Conference on Resource Chemistry ICRC successfully completed

The International Conference on Resource Chemistry ICRC organized by Fraunhofer IWKS was held for the first time on March 8-9, 2021. With success: More than 180 participants and 26 presentations by some of the most renowned experts in their field.
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Theresa Mack wins Fraunhofer ideas competition "Ramp Up Resilience"

On March 23, 2021, the "Ramp Up Resilience" ideas competition took place in a hybrid format as part of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft's Network Value Symposium. Theresa Mack, a scientist in the field of digitization of resources at the Fraunhofer Institute for Materials Recycling and Resource Strategy IWKS, prevailed against eight other finalists with her live pitch and won first place in the ideas competition, which is endowed with EUR 5,000.
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Young scientist at Fraunhofer IWKS receives Attract funding for research on «green» materials

Dr. Sebastian Klemenz heads the new research group on sustainable materials made from secondary raw materials for information technologies. The research focus is on functional materials such as magnets, thermoelectrics and novel quantum materials
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Paying a visit to Fraunhofer IWKS in Alzenau: Local politicians inform themselves about current research projects

Auch in Zeiten von Corona steht die Forschung am Fraunhofer IWKS in Alzenau und Hanau nicht still. Davon überzeugten sich Herr Dr. Alexander Legler, Landrat im Landkreis Aschaffenburg, sowie Herr Stephan Noll, Erster Bürgermeister der Stadt Alzenau.
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