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  • Top Representatives from Science and Business in Cologne

    This article marks the start of our new section: SciTech - News from Science and Business in Cologne. On the basis of selected news items, we will introduce you to the work of major players from science and business in Cologne. more...
  • Photovoltaik system © Ulrike Leone, Pixabay


    Solar consulting centre for Cologne

    On April 11, construction work for the planned consulting centre started. Just a few weeks ago, Cologne's OB Reker signed the cooperation agreement for "Treffpunkt Solar" together with relevant industry representatives. more...
  • Moon feeling in the inner LUNA-hall © CC-BY DLR / ESA - F.Rometsch


    The way to the moon starts in Cologne

    The German Aerospace Center (DLR) will train astronauts for lunar excursions in Cologne in the near future. The DLR has been planning the construction of a test and training facility called LUNA for years. The facility has now been funded by the state of NRW with a sum of 25 million euros. more...
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    PAPACKS® wins global award

    The Cologne-based company PAPACKS® has won four of the prestigious WorldStar Global Packaging Awards in 2021. Find out more about the company here! more...
  • University Hospital Cologne © University Hospital Cologne


    Cancer research excellence in Cologne and Essen

    The joint "Cancer Research Center Cologne Essen - CCCE" of the Center for Integrated Oncology (CIO) at the University Hospital Cologne and the West German Tumor Center (WTZ) at the University Hospital Essen has established six new junior research groups. more...
  • 13/07/2021

    Ford Cologne Electrification Center Europe

    For more than $1 billion, Ford will expand its vehicle manufacturing operations in Cologne into the Ford Electrification Center. Also, Ford is planning a major transformation of its European business. more...
  • 22/06/2021

    Cologne Researchers discover important ageing mechanism

    Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing and the CECAD Cluster of Excellence in Ageing Research at the University of Cologne now came across folate metabolism in their research for basic mechanisms which determine human ageing. Regulation of folate metabolism may provide a new possibility to improve human health ... more...
  • Theme week of the Cologne Science Forum 2021 © RheinEnergie AG


    Theme week of the Cologne Science Forum 2021

    For the second time this year, the theme weeks of the Cologne Science Forum (Kölner Wissenschaftsrunde - KWR) are taking place from May 25th until June 25th in 2021. Under the motto "The new normal - seizing opportunities & shaping the future", the KWR takes a stand on a recent topic. more...
  • 20/05/2021

    TH Köln Wins "Best Serious Game" Award

    The serious game "Worlds of Materials" has been awarded the German Computer Game Prize, honoring the game developed by the Institute for Materials Application and the Cologne Game Lab at TH Köln. more...
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    The Vorum – the New, Agile Office Building in Cologne

    Cologne-based investment management firm evolutiq GmbH today announced plans for the construction of Vorum, a pioneering office property in Cologne-Ehrenfeld. Find out more! more...