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Cluster of Excellence "Tailor-Made Fuels from Biomass" successful in the 2nd round of the German Excellence Initiative!

Today, 15.06.2012, the DFG and the German Wissenschaftsrate have announced the results of the 2nd round of the excellence initiative: The cluster of excellence "Tailor-Made Fuels from Biomass" will be funded by the DFG for another 5 years. The whole team of the cluster of excellence is happy about this decision and excited by the challenges that lie ahead of us in the next years!
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Mrs. Dipl.-Ing. Anna Voll, fellow researcher of the institute for process systems engineering (AVT.PT) in the cluster of excellence TMFB, was recognized with the DSM Science & Technology Award for her work in the field of "Reaction Network Flux Analysis” (RNFA): http://www.rwth-aachen.de/go/id/clhn/?#aaaaaaaaaaaclho

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The 5th TMFB International Workshop will take place on June 13 and 14, 2012 at the Eurogress in Aachen. The conference agenda and more information about the Workshop and the registration can be found here.


Thursday, Mai 10, 2012
The TMFB Lego Process Model was presented at the Hannover Industry Fair from 23.-27. April 2012. Numerous visitors were introduced to TMFB's novel approach to the development of biofuels, among them Günther Oettiner, European Commissioner for Energy. A short report and pictures can be found here.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
The Cluster of Excellence TMFB and JARA (Jülich Aachen Research Alliance) will present themselves at the Hannover Industry Fair. On the 100 qm2 RWTH booth, TMFB will show its Lego-Model of the Fuel Production Process. From April 23rd-27th, you can find us at Hall 2, Stand C32.

Monday, April 16, 2012
This year, TMFB will organize a joint symposium together with the CatchBio-group from the Netherlands. The Symposium will take place on Sepetmber 20, 2012 at the "Quellenhof" in Aachen. More information will follow shortly.

Friday, March 9, 2012
On February 16, 2012 Florian Kremer was appointed the COO position of the cluster of excellence TMFB. He will follow Dr. Martin Müther. Mr. Kremer's contact details can be found here.


Tuesday, April 17, 2012
The Cluster of Excellence TMFB and JARA (Jülich Aachen Research Alliance) will present themselves at the Hannover Industry Fair. On the 100 qm2 RWTH booth, TMFB will show its Lego-Model of the Fuel Production Process. From April 23rd-27th, you can find us at Hall 2, Stand C32.

Monday, April 16, 2012
This year, TMFB will organize a joint symposium together with the CatchBio-group from the Netherlands. The Symposium will take place on Sepetmber 20, 2012 at the "Quellenhof" in Aachen. More information will follow shortly.

Friday, March 9, 2012
On February 16, 2012 Florian Kremer was appointed the COO position of the cluster of excellence TMFB. He will follow Dr. Martin Müther. Mr. Kremer's contact details can be found here.

Thursday, March 8, 2012
The 5th TMFB International Workshop will take place on June 13 and 14, 2012 at the Eurogress in Aachen. The conference agenda and more information about the Workshop and the registration can be found here.

Thursday, November 24th, 2011
Dr. Roberto Rinaldi, Awardee of the Sofia-Kowalewskaja-Award, talks about his work at the Max-Planck-Institute for Coal Research with the international broadcasting station "Deutsche Welle". The video can be watched online here or downloaded here.

Thursday, November 24th, 2011
The 5th TMFB International Workshop will take place on June 13 and 14, 2012 at the Eurogress in Aachen. 

September 13th, 2011
The NGP2-Workshop "Verfahrenstechnik nachwachsender Rohstoffe 2011" (Process technology of renewable resources) will take place on September 13th at the SuperC. More information about the event and how to register can be found here (in German). 

August 18th, 2011
The Cluster of Excellence TMFB is taking part in the
26th Summer School "Renewable Energy" of the FH Aachen in Jülich. 

For more information about the Summer School, please visit the website of the FH Aachen.

April 26th, 2011
The first TMFB-Newsletter has been published!
You can download it here.

February 21st, 2011
Dipl.-Chem. Thorsten vom Stein was awarded the "Hochschulpreis Nachwachsende Rohstoffe" (University Award Renewable Resources) for his outstanding diploma thesis. The award is provided by Raiffeisenbank Straubing on behalf of the foundation "Renewable Resources". More Information can be found here (text in German).

January 13th, 2011
The gender-brochure of the cluster of excellence with the title "TMFB - Through women's eyes" has been published and can now be ordered free of charge! More information can be found here.

November 12th, 2010 

Prof. Regina Palkovits has been granted the „award for innovation of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia” (Innovationspreis des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen). The award will be presented on November 15th, 2010 in Düsseldorf. Further information 
 

 

November 12th, 2010
The cluster of excellence TMFB presents itself at the "RWTH Wissenschaftsnacht" (Science Night). At 9 p.m. a speech will be held at the former cogeneration plant (Ehemaliges Heizkraftwerk), Wüllnerstraße. The program can be found here (in German).

21 - 23 September 2010
TMFB is attending the annual conference of ProcessNet, an initiative of DECHEMA and VDI-GVC, and presenting itself at it''s own stand.

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

Now online:
TMFB - The Vision in Lego

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010
Four TMFB-researchers awarded with the "TMFB Outstanding Project Award 2010" sponsored by Shell Global Solution Deutschland GmbH
Press release about the 3. TMFB International Workshop


28th April 2010
TMFB is part of the "MS Wissenschaft 2010 - das Energieschiff"
further information

 

28th April 2010
TMFB participates in the "Forschungsbörse" of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Further information

14th April 2010
3. TMFB International Workshop
Programme now available online

13th April 2010
TMFB appoints 4 Junior Professors
further information

Friday, 13th November 2009
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Presentation of the Cluster of Excellence at the RWTH Wissenschaftsnacht

Thursday, 10th September 2009
Dr. André Bardow awarded with the Arnold-Eucken-Prize 2009 of the VDI

Friday, 4th September 2009
Green Talents of the BMBF visit the TMFB-Cluster (Video-Link)