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Europe’s largest testbed for distributed manufacturing launched by CIIRC and DFKI

On 28 April 2022, the largest decentralized German-Czech testbed for distributed production in the paradigm of Industry 4.0 was inaugurated at the Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics of the Czech Technical University in Prague (CIIRC CTU). On this occasion, in the presence of government representatives, two further cooperation agreements were signed with the German Fraunhofer IWU and the Czech VŠB-TUO University in Ostrava.

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Bioinformaticians decode protein that can reverse declining cognitive performance in old age

In old age, memory performance declines in most people, often to such an extent that this massively affects their everyday life. In a joint study with Stanford University, bioinformaticians at Saarland University have now identified a protein with a rejuvenating effect that influences the process of declining brain performance in old age. Their research findings were published in the journal Nature. The New York Times also reported.

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Launch of QUASIM project for quantum-computing-supported simulation in manufacturing

Research in the field of quantum computing (QC) is registering rapid progress and has been raising expectations for use in industrial production scenarios for some time. The manufacturing industry is one of the central German economic sectors with outstanding importance. In QUASIM (QC-Enhanced Service Ecosystem for Simulation in Manufacturing), a team of scientists and project partners from industry is researching possible forms of implementing QC in the metalworking industry. The project has been [...]

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Open Day at Saarland University on May 21

At the Open Day on Saturday, May 21, 2022, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saarland University will present its range of courses and numerous research topics. The events with a large supporting program [...]

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