Berlin Science Week: Discovering research made in HZB

The HZB is participating in the programme of Berlin Science Week and Falling Walls with a wide range of events. In this overview, we briefly summarise where you can find research from HZB and discuss it with scientists. Please note that you have to register for the events. Participation is free of charge.

During the Berlin Science Week many talks and events are addressed at international visitors. At the official site of Berlin Science Week you may compose your personal programme in english language. Also the HZB offers some events in english, some in german language.

Falling Walls Foundation - Panel discussion
Livestream available >

As the global climate crisis worsens and Russia’s war against Ukraine causes significant global impact, a fundamental shift in geopolitics and energy policy is taking place. Developing new materials is a core element in the innovation cycle to accelerate the process of energy transition. With participation of Prof. Bernd Rech, HZB. Livestream and more>

Thursday 10 Nov.2022 13.00 - 14.00: Online lecture (in English)

HZB expert Marcus Lörgen and Cafer Tufan Çakır from Bam present the X-ray source BESSY II and explain how it can be used to advance the development of new types of materials, for example corrosion-resistant materials.  more>

Events last week:

Thursday 03 Nov 2022 14.00 - 15.30: Adlershof campus, guided tour

On a tour of the Adlershof Science and Technology Park you can learn about the design possibilities for building-integrated photovoltaics. The spectrum ranges from solar cells in sunshades to car park roofing to design façade elements and complete façades made of solar modules. more>

Friday to Saturday | 04-05 Nov.2022: Museum of Natural History, Booth

On Friday and Saturday, HZB will be showing examples of research for the whole family at a stand in Berlin's Museum of Natural History and presenting the X-ray source BESSY II and its benefits for science.

Saturday, 05.Nov.2022 | 14.00 - 15.30, Science Campus of the BSW, Lecture and Discussion (in German)

Why is everyone talking about green hydrogen? What is meant by this and what role could this energy carrier play in a future climate-neutral energy system? Marcel Risch, who heads a group on electrocatalysis at HZB, will present the broader context in which green hydrogen is embedded. more>


Tuesday 08 Nov. 2022 15:30 - 17:00, Zukunftsorte Berlin Panel discussion (in German)

"The future is when houses make (good) climate and the city becomes edible!" What contribution can Berlin's Future Places make to shaping climate change in the Berlin-Brandenburg region? Experts from the building world, local politics and urban development will discuss on the panel, including architect and solar expert Samira Aden, HZB. more>