Here & now
Current developments and dates
IFW | IPH | LZH | This year, the Hannover Messe is taking place as a digital event. The Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum Hannover and the IPH are each present with a digital booth. Niedersachsen ADDITIV is represented at the joint stand of the state of Lower Saxony.
IPH | The goal is to build recycling loops for 3D printing: Scientists at the Institut für Integrierte Produktion Hannover (IPH) gGmbH are researching process steps for obtaining and processing recycled plastic materials.
IKK | Plastic has a bad reputation. Yet plastic can be recycled like almost no other material. Recycling and other innovative solutions for more sustainable plastic products will be the topic of the WIP Annual Forum on June 16, 2021.
LZH | At the beginning of the year 2021, Professor Dr.-Ing. Ludger Overmeyer has taken over the presidency of the German Scientific Laser Society (WLT). Professor Overmeyer is a member of the Board of Directors of the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) and Chairman of its Scientific Directorate.
GREAN | At the beginning of 2020, GREAN GmbH surveyed manufacturing companies about the impact of the Corona crisis. It repeated this study in the winter to answer various questions: What has changed in manufacturing since then? What issues will be important to companies in the future?
IKK | How can textiles be recycled sustainably? The Institute of Plastics and Circular Economy (IKK) at Leibniz University Hannover is investigating this question – and is planning joint research activities with the fashion company Gerry Weber to this end.
IFW | New Strategies for the Aerospace Industry is the topic of the “Machining Innovations Conference for Aerospace Industry” (MIC) on December 2, 2020. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the conference will be held online.
IFA/IPH | Versatile and efficient – this is how a sustainable factory should be. At the practical seminar on factory planning on 24 and 25 November 2020, specialists and managers will acquire comprehensive basic knowledge and will be able to put this directly into practice.
IPH | SARS-CoV-2 affects the whole world. Every day there are new reports, the future is uncertain. Numerous companies are affected by the crisis and wondering: How can we become crisis-proof? This is where the IPH comes in to help.