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Press Release of 15.11.2017

Alternative energy sources likely to increase demand for critical metals

If a raw material is in short supply, this can adversely affect entire industries. This is why the last decade has seen large-scale investment into research on high-tech metals, the supply of which is deemed to be at risk, and which are therefore …


Press Release of 14.11.2017

How ‘super-microscopes’ are changing the face of European science

Brussels: 16 organisations representing 19 light sources facilities across Europe gathered to launch the LEAPS initiative and signed an agreement to strengthen their collaboration, in the presence of Robert-Jan Smits, Director General for Research and Innovation (RTD) at the …


Press Release of 09.11.2017

Die Zukunft der Rohstofferkundung in Europa

Europa soll attraktiver für die Erkundung von Rohstoffen werden. Partner aus Forschung und Industrie wollen dafür innovative, schonende Technologien entwickeln und unter realitätsnahen Bedingungen testen. Zu diesem Zweck sollen drei europäische …



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Cancer Research in Dresden

Interdisciplinary research is essential to make progress in the fight against cancer. A close cooperation therefore connects the HZDR with the University Hospital and the Technische Universität Dresden at the jointly operated OncoRay Center. Together with the DKFZ in Heidelberg, the three institutions are expanding Dresden to a partner site of the National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT).More

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