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Funding of new research projects – four EAM Starting Grants awarded
A successful EAM tradition has been revived in 2020: With the award of the EAM Starting Grant, young FAU researchers were given the chance to pursue their own research projects and thus gaining a boost for a successful academic car...

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Bundestagsabgeordneter Stefan Müller zu Besuch an der FAU
Wie lassen sich ultradünne Beschichtungen von einigen Nanometern gezielt herstellen? Darüber hat sich der Erlanger Bundestagsabgeordnete Stefan Müller bei einem Besuch am Interdisziplinären Zentrum für Nanostrukturierte Filme (IZNF) der FAU ...

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Verzahnung von Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft
Mit Stiftungslehrstühlen und -professuren werden Forschung und Lehre an der Universität gefördert und nationale Kompetenzzentren geschaffen, die sich im internationalen Vergleich messen können. Stiftungslehrstühle und -professuren werden von Unternehmen un...

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High-profile, cutting-edge research
Supporting cutting-edge research, strengthening German universities and research facilities and improving Germany’s international competitive position – these are the goals of the Excellence Initiative by the German Federal and State Governments to Promote Scienc...

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New Materials and Processes
FAU’s Faculty of Sciences and Faculty of Engineering are renowned for their exceptional strength in new materials research and related process technologies. New materials and processes are expected to catalyse scientific breakthroughs and push forward technological bound...

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European consortium led by FAU receives funding from the European Union in the “Fast Track to Innovation” programme
The prospects of additive manufacturing (3D printing) as a versatile tool for prompt and inexpensive prototyping are extremely promising. This family of methods are set to make fabric...

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Team of researchers at FAU develops simple method for removing glyphosate from water
Glyphosate is not only one of the most widely-used herbicides in the world, but also one of the most controversial chemical compounds, as it is suspected of being carcinogenic. In a study published in the journal N...

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Just because we can’t see something doesn’t mean it’s not there. A lot is hidden to the naked eye – molecular structures, for example. We have only been able to gain an insight into these, the smallest of structures, since microscopes were invented. Sometimes, the images researchers see through a mi...