Here & now
Current developments and dates
ITA | HITec | The Einstein-Elevator at the Hannover Institute of Technology (HITec) enables experiments under weightlessness and adjustable gravity conditions, such as those prevailing on the Moon or Mars.
IKK | Circular economy, digitalization and climate protection are this year’s leading themes at K in Düsseldorf. Fittingly, among 3,500 other exhibitors from around the world the IKK – Institute of Plastics and Circular Economy will present mechanical recycling of textile waste from October 19 to 26, 2022.
LZH | A novel Spatial ALD system for coating optics was developed by the Laser Zentrum Hannover e. V. (LZH) together with the Finnish company Beneq OY. The system can also coat complex-shaped optics uniformly – and achieve high deposition rates.
ITA | Students experience the secret transmission of information using polarized light in the new augmented reality laboratory of the Optronics group at ITA. A pair of smart glasses superimposes information and instructions into the field of vision.
IKK | In the new laboratory for cryo-scanning electron microscopy at the IKK – Institute of Plastics and Circular Economy, samples can be imaged with high resolution. The equipment is especially designed for investigations of poorly conductive plastic-based samples.
match | The Institute of Assembly Technology (match) is hosting a workshop at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) in Philadelphia (USA) on May 27, 2022, as part of the DFG Priority Program 2100 “Soft Material Robotics”.
LZH | IPH | MDHZ | Digitalization and sustainability are the main topics of the Hannover Messe 2022, which will take place from May 30 to June 2 as a physical event. LZH, IPH, Niedersachsen ADDITIV and the MDHZ will be there.
IPH | IFA | Planning a factory is a major challenge, especially for companies with little experience. This article shows step by step how factory planning projects work. More in-depth knowledge will be provided by IPH and IFA on May 10 and 11, 2022, at the practical seminar “Factory Planning”.