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Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nürnberg for Renewable Energy

The Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nürnberg for Renewable Energy (HI ERN) investigates and develops material- and process-based solutions for a climate-neutral, sustainable, and cost-effective utilization of renewable energies. The institute works on the structural and functional characterization, modeling, and processing of materials relevant to hydrogen and solar technology. The common goal is the understanding of structure-performance-process relationship on the mesoscale.

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PhD student Susanne Wachs meets chemistry Nobel prize winner Stanley Whittingham.
Face-to-face with Nobel Laureate and poster prize for PhD-Student Susanne Wachs
HI ERN PhD-Student Susanne Wachs receives poster prize and congratulates this year's Nobel Laureate in Chemistry!
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Winners of "City Cycling" 2019
HI ERN at "City Cycling" 2019
Once again this year, some of our employees pedalled for climate protection.
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The Long Night of Science
HI ERN at the „Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften“ (Long Night of Science) 2019
On 19.10.2019 we could present the research at our institute again at the "Long Night of Science" to numerous visitors.
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K. Mayrhofer
Young Innovator Award 2019 for Prof. Mayrhofer
Nano Research honours outstanding young investigators under 45.
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Founding event of the Zentrum Wasserstoff.Bayern (H2.B)
H2.B – Zentrum Wasserstoff Bayern
FAU Professors Grimm and Wasserscheid are board members of the new hydrogen centre in Nuremberg.
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Groundbreaking ceremony
Construction diary
Construction diary of the planned institutional building Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nürnberg for Renewable Energy (HI ERN) in Erlangen, Cauerstraße 1.
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