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High Performance Center / Press Release / 17.07.2024

First Place for the Third Time in a Row!

With 28 out of a total of 30 points we once again took first place in this year's ranking of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft's 21 High-Performance Centers. It shows that the close cooperation between university and non-university research leads to outstanding results in Kaiserslautern. 


Fraunhofer ITWM / Press Release / 12.06.2024

MESHFREE Wins Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize 2024

Because highly dynamic processes often cannot be satisfactorily mapped with conventional software, we have developed a solution with the MESHFREE tool that can simulate complex processes cost-effectively. We will be awarded the Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize 2024 for this software.


Felix-Klein-Zentrum für Mathematik / 07.06.2024

Math Talent School 2024 – Special Edition Girls-Camp

What does the professional world of a mathematician look like and what is applied mathematics? 18 selected schoolgirls found out at our institute. Our Math Talent School from 3 to 7 June 2024 was organized by the Felix Klein Centre for Mathematics as a girls' camp.


DFKI / Press Release / 16.05.2024

DFKI and Inria Renew Research Cooperation

DFKI and Inria are forming an academic tandem for the third time at the French German Tech-Lab at the high-tech and start-up fair Vivatechnology in Paris. In the presence of political representatives from both countries, the two partners are expanding their cooperation and thus strengthening cross-border start-up funding.


RPTU / Press Release / 02.05.2024

Final Round of the State Physics Competition

From May 6 to 8, around 20 students in grades ten and eleven came together at RPTU for a physics seminar and the third round of the state physics competition. They attended physics workshops and experimented in the laboratory. The program included wave optics, measurement techniques and working in the physics laboratory. 


Fraunhofer ITWM / Press Release / 26.04.2024

Girls'Day 2024 at Fraunhofer ITWM

22 female students from Kaiserslautern, Neustadt, Ramstein or Worms took the opportunity to spend a day at the Fraunhofer ITWM on Girls' Day on April 25, 2024. A varied program including a rally showed the participants the range and atmosphere at the world's largest institute for industrial mathematics.


Fraunhofer ITWM / Press Release/ 16.04.2024

National Competition Honors 27 Young Talents

For three years, they have been working on their projects and volunteering their time – and at the beginning of April, they were rewarded for their efforts. 27 students from Rhineland-Palatinate successfully took part in the state mathematics competition. The competition ended with the award ceremony at the Fraunhofer ITWM.


RPTU / Interview / 15.04.2024

»Have the courage to try things out«

In this interview, Christine Pauli, second place winner in the  »Best Talk«  category of the YRS 2022, talks about her presentation, the competition and encourages all doctoral students to apply!


Fraunhofer ITWM / Press Release / 03.04.2024

Staking Out the Quantum Frontiers

The project »Applied Quantum Computing« (AnQuC) project funded by the Rhineland-Palatinate state government will come to an end at the end of April 2024. This is why the quantum computing working group has now met with the industrial advisory board, which accompanied the project for two years, for a summary.


University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern / Press Release / 21.03.2024

Dual Studies at the University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern

From the start of the 2024/25 winter semester, the traditional engineering courses at the University of Kaiserslautern will be offered as dual studies. The range of courses includes mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, mechatronics and energy engineering.


DFKI / Press Release / 14.03.2024

Federal Environment Minister Steffi Lemke at DFKI

The Green-AI Hub Mobile has exemplary AI solutions on board that show how artificial intelligence helps to save energy and resources. Together with the coordinating Zukunft – Umwelt – Gesellschaft gGmbH, and Professor Oliver Thomas (DFKI), Steffi Lemke gave the go-ahead for the Green-AI Hub Mobil.


Fraunhofer ITWM / Press Release / 13.03.2024

Femtec Excursion: A day at the Fraunhofer Center in Kaiserslautern

On March 12, 2020, 31 outstanding female STEM students from universities all over Germany visited the Fraunhofer Center in Kaiserslautern. The Femtec network scholarship holders, most of them with an international background, got to know both Fraunhofer Institutes better during a varied program.

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