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15.11.2018

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KIT-Spin-Off Awarded for Extraordinary 3D Laser Printing Process

The founders of Nanoscribe developed a revolutionary high-precision 3D printing method at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and quickly become the market leaders in their field. Now, the company won the Baden-Württemberg state prize for young companies.

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15.11.2018

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KIT-Spin-Off Awarded for Extraordinary 3D Laser Printing Process

The founders of Nanoscribe developed a revolutionary high-precision 3D printing method at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and quickly become the market leaders in their field. Now, the company won the Baden-Württemberg state prize for young companies.

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24.04.2015

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Converting Light into Storable Energy

Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) shed light on an important step in the conversion of light into storable energy. They unveiled how polarons travel through the photoactive material until they are converted into electrical or chemical energy at an interface.

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03.02.2014

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First Industrial Production for Renewable 5-HMF in Operating State

The first industrial production facility for renewable 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (5-HMF) has started its production at the Biochem-1 facility of AVA Biochem in Muttenz, Switzerland. In a first phase, Biochem-1 will produce up to 20 t/a 5-HMF from renewable feedstock.

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28.02.2013

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High Pressure Entrained Flow Gasification for Second Generation Biofuel Process

The food vs. fuel debate has cast a dark shadow over the potentials of biofuels - now second generation processes aim to untap to huge heaps of biogenic residues that forestry and agriculture produce. One of them, the Bioliq process of KIT and Air Liquide, announces anew milesto...

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25.06.2012

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Only an Uncaged Tiger is Dangerous

Experts from the scientific, business, consumer protection and regulatory communities took a closer look at nanotechnology safety research at a panel discussion during this years' Achema.

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21.04.2011

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Renaissance of Syngas Technology

The Chemical Process Industry is making a concerted effort to find an alternative to oil. Natural gas, coal and biomass are all potential sources of basic chemicals, and syngas production can make a bigger contribution than it has so far.

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30.01.2007

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Where Will the Chemical Industry Get Its Raw Materials in the Future?

Whether coal, gas or even biomass will replace petroleum as the chemical raw material of the future is not yet clear. However, one thing is certain. Alternatives will be needed in the long term despite that fact the even pessimists predict that oil will be available for the next ...

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30.01.2007

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Microprocessing Technology as a Tool for Intensifying Processes

Thanks to their large specific surfaces, microprocessing plants are usually significantly more efficient than conventional technology in terms of the transport of materials and heat. In concrete terms this means: greater selectivity, larger yields and increased safety for fast ex...

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