WORKSHOP: SILK SCREEN PRINTING & DIY DYE-SENSITIZED SOLAR CELL

WORKSHOP: SILK SCREEN PRINTING & DIY DYE-SENSITIZED SOLAR CELL 30.9./1.10.2019 The silk screen printing process is industrially used to apply the titanium dioxide layer onto glass plates and therefore plays an important role in the production of dye-sensitized solar cells. We completed a basic course in silk screen printing, in order to be able to […]

EXCURSION TO FRAUNHOFER IAP

EXCURSION TO FRAUNHOFER IAP Potsdam-Golm – 9.10.2019 At the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Sciences (IAP) in Potsdam-Golm, research is carried out on the development of organic solar cells, a field in which the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Sciences (IAP) is located. Dr. Christine Boeffel, head of the department for OLED (Organic Light Emitting […]

BAUSTELLE(N) ZUKUNFT

BAUSTELLE(N) ZUKUNFT Using self-sufficient energy, wood and robotics for a carbon neutral way of constructing The concept “Baustelle(n) Zukunft” describes how the building sector should change and needs to change in order to contribute to the achievement of the climate targets Germany has set for 2050. To begin with, the idea consists of self-sufficient construction machinery […]

TOXIC ALGAE

TOXIC ALGAE From Fishing to Farming The port of Gioia Tauro is the hub of the international illegal garbage business. In the Mediterranean, industrial fishing will come to an end by 2030. The reason lies in the replacement of traditional fishing by aquaculture and the overfishing of the sea. Algae are already being used in […]

LECTURES DURING OUR EXCURSIONS

LECTURES DURING OUR EXCURSIONS CIRCULAR ECONOMY REGARDING METALS Lecture by Manuel Bickel (Wuppertal Institute) – 03.04.2019 On the third day of our excursion, we visited the Bergische Universität Wuppertal. In the product design department we had the chance to further learn about urban mining, circular economy and recycling aspects of metal, as well as understanding […]