Fraunhofer UMSICHT Institute Branch Sulzbach-Rosenberg

Summer Symposium 2017

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Honorary professor for Matthias Franke

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Peter Hense first PhD student

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Launch Joint Research Platform

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Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety, and Energy Technology UMSICHT

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Summer Symposium 2017

On Thursday, 29.06.2017, the summer symposium of Fraunhofer UMSICHT took place in Sulzbach-Rosenberg. This year's event was under the motto »UMSICHT visible! Regional and international«.



Honorary professor for Matthias Franke

Dr. Matthias Franke, head of Department Recycling Management of the Fraunhofer UMSICHT, was appointed an honorary professor at the University of Birmingham. Professor Sir David Eastwood, Vice-Chancellor and principal of the University of Birmingham, gave the title.



First PhD student of the cooperation

Fraunhofer UMSICHT runs a cooperation with the University of Bologna which makes it possible to doing a doctorate in Italy and to work in Sulzbach-Rosenberg. Peter Hense has successfully completed his doctoral thesis on »Development and optimization of a thermo-chemical process for recycling Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment«. He is the first doctoral student from the cooperation.



Launch Joint Research Platform

Wednesday 17 May 2017 marked the official launch of a collaborative Joint Research Platform between the Birmingham Energy Institute and Fraunhofer UMSICHT at the University of Birmingham.

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