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A lot of energy
The Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Businesses is funding two further research projects of the Werner-von-Siemens Centre for Industry and Science with almost 20 million euros. The projects “Hightemperature Applications” and “Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul” are starting. Together, the partners want to develop technologies that will lead to more efficient solutions in central power generation, thereby conserving resources and reducing emissions.
A lot of drive
The Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises has approved around 10 million euros for the first research project “Electrical drives”. The 16 project partners will work on the electric machine of the future, building primarily on the future technologies of digitalization, additive manufacturing and new materials.
Today the Werner-von-Siemens Centre (WvSC) presents a new logo, which was developed by several partners. Summarized in a nutshell: It is colorful and diverse, with clear structures and technical shapes. A reflection of the WvSC.
Siemensstadt 2.0 - 7.5 million euros for the Werner-von-Siemens Centre for Industry and Science
The Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Businesses has approved 7.5 million euros from the support program of the “Joint Task for the Improvement of Regional Economic Structures”. Half of the funding consists of federal and half of state funds and supports the establishment and expansion of the co-location, i.e. the joint infrastructure of the association.
Twelve partners have come together today to form the non-profit association Werner-von-Siemens Centre for Industry and Science e.V. (WvSC). The association forms the framework for the joint co-creation. Members have the opportunity to participate in the co-creation and can use premises and infrastructure of the WvSC.
New professorships for future technologies in Siemensstadt
The Berlin Senate’s 2020-2021 draft budget provides for three new professorships to research digital production technologies. The professorships are a core element of the Werner-von-Siemens Centre for Industry and Science, which is being built in Siemensstadt.. The Senate Chancellery – Science and Research has earmarked 1.5 million euros annually to finance the three additional professorships.
The child needs a name
The partners BAM, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, TU Berlin and Siemens announce the new name of the research cooperation: Werner-von-Siemens Centre for Industry and Science.
Werner von Siemens stands for inventiveness, a wealth of ideas and start-up spirit in Berlin – the perfect name patron for an agile research cooperation in Germany’s capital. The name is a commitment to the past and to a strong future in Siemensstadt 2.0.
Today, the Berlin Senate and Siemens signed the 600 million Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Siemensstadt 2.0, a second MoU for an industry and science campus was signed with the city of Berlin, the Technical University of Berlin, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM) and Siemens. The MoU sets the course for a first concrete measure addressing both dedicated core technologies and specific fields of application in the energy sector.