Project Public Telescope

Project Public Telescope
© astrofactum| Benjamin Häußler
astrofactum GmbH presents project ‘Public Telescope’, the first public space telescope “Made in Germany”.


"The World Cup crowns the very best"

This is how Spanish sports newspaper Marca commended the German football team today. It took 113...
Munich celebrates!

Five minutes with... Dominik Obermaier, co-founder and Managing Director of dc-square

Five minutes with... Dominik Obermaier, co-founder and Managing Director of dc-square
Dominik Obermaier, co-founder and Managing Director of dc-square
Bavaria's economy is full of life – and the people who live and work here make the biggest contribution to this. In our "Five minutes with..." section, each month we introduce an interesting person from business and research. This month, we talked to Dominik Obermaier. He is the co-founder and Managing Director of dc-square, a creative IT forge...

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Happy Birthday Invest in Bavaria

It has been 15 years since our "founding father", the Minister of Economic Affairs Dr. Otto Wiesheu, decided together with Bertram Brossardit: Bavaria needs an "invest in" company – an extremely innovative idea at the...


Bavaria is safely in first place

There is no safer placer to live in Germany than in Bavaria. This is once again verified by the police crime statistics for 2013, recently released in Berlin.


Where is the top location for research-intensive start-ups?

According to a study led by the Centre for European Economic Research, the administrative region of Upper Franconia holds a top position when it comes to start-ups in the research-intensive industry.


A warm "ongi etorri" to Bavaria

Basque Country opens representative office for Germany in Munich


Knowledge transfer: a boost in innovation for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME).

Renowned research institutes across Germany, including the Max Planck Society, Helmholtz Association, Leibniz Association and Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, all enjoy global recognition and are also coveted connecting points...


Open air summer 2014: festivals for every key

Summer in Bavaria is high season for open air festivals: whether it is classical, rock & pop or reggae on the banks of a lake, there is the perfect event for every taste.


The "Berch" is calling!

Erlangen's Bergkirchweih fair and beer festival kicked off on 5th June with the tapping of the first keg of beer. The Bergkirchweih, known locally as the "Berch", is one of Bavaria's biggest and best festivals.


The reversal of the combustion process

It might sound like magic, but it is actually a serious – albeit experimental – approach to developing an alternative jet fuel. An EU-funded research project is aiming to produce climate-friendly kerosene from carbon...