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Digital inauguration of the new HI ERN research building

14 Jul 2021 10:30
14 Jul 2021 11:30

LIVESTREAM; Wednesday, July 14, 2021, from 10:30 a.m., via YouTube


The Corona pandemic is still cause for major restrictions, but it is not stopping research at the Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nürnberg for Renewable Energy (HI ERN). Especially in times like these, we want to celebrate our successes. We therefore would like to invite you to participate in the digital inauguration of the new HI ERN research building, hoping that we will be able to gather in person as well in the foreseeable future. The event on

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 10:30 a.m.

will - due to the pandemic - locally only take place on a very small scale. We would therefore be delighted if you celebrated this milestone with us via livestream.


Video Inauguration


  • 10:30 a.m.: Video
    The new research building - review and insights
  • 10:35 a.m.: Welcoming Adress
    Prof. Dr. Frauke Melchior
    Member of the board of directors at Forschungszentrum Jülich
    Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Hornegger
    President FAU
  • 10:45 a.m.: Speech
    Hubert Aiwanger, MdL
    Bavarian State Minister
    of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy
  • 10:55 a.m.: Greeting
    Prof. Dr. Otmar D. Wiestler
    President Helmholtz Association
  • 11:00 a.m.: Greeting
    Jörg Volleth
    Mayor Erlangen
  • 11:05 a.m: Greeting
    Prof. Eckhard Gerber
    Founder and owner of Gerber Architekten
  • 11:10 a.m.: Video
    Employees tell: What makes the HI ERN special?
  • 11:15 a.m.: Greetings
    Prof. Dr. Karl Mayrhofer and
    Prof. Dr. Peter Wasserscheid
    Directors of HI ERN
  • 11:30 a.m.: Reception

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