Cities & Climate: German Brazilian Dialogue

In: Events, Network News 11th May 2021

Invitation to the 9th German-Brazilian Dialogue regarding the topic "Cities and Climat"Cities face major challenges when it comes to climate change. With a steadily increasing population density, corresponding CO2 emissions and energy consumption, they significantly contribute to climate pollution. At the same time, urban spaces are innovative centres for confronting climate …

Virus protection through novel nanohybrid textiles

In: Network News 21st April 2021

Illustration of a person wearing a mask against virusesNanofibre layers are highly suited for use as barrier fabric. Their application provides better protection against bacteria and viruses than pure nonwoven. Due to their extra fine structure, nanofibrous layers in combination with nonwovens are of great use for example …