Baden-Wrttemberg, the German Southwest, is the most innovative region in Europe, particularly dedicated to science and education. A share of 4.4 % of the State's GDP is invested in research and development more than in most countries all around the world. Baden-Wrttemberg offers the highest density of research institutions and universities in Germany. To present examples of the State's excellence in research and innovative strength, representatives from three of Germany's premier universities as well as from the State Government will visit the AAAS Annual Meeting 2011.
They will be available for a Meet & Greet at the Baden-Wrttemberg Booth (507, Hall D) on Friday, Feb 18, 2011, 12:00 pm 1:00 pm and there will much to discover How can we talk silently and still being heard? Stop by and just ask our KIT researchers who are presenting the prototype of a speech recognition system! What is Cell Signalling, what does it have to do with evolution and how does it impact on medical research? Learn more from Freiburg scientist! Heidelberg a popular destination for millions of tourists, but also for brilliant academics? We can prove it!
During the AAAS Session Energy Efficiency in Europe and the United States: Success Stories and Future Potentials on Friday, Feb 18, 2011, 10:00 am 11:30 am at the Washington Convention Center Rm 206 experts from North America and Europe will discuss problems and solutions of efficient energy supply. Providing energy on a reliable and sustainable basis and to improve energy efficiency is one of the most crucial challenges the world is facing today. This symposium will contribute to a vital dialog across the Atlantic about what has been achieved and still has to be done in order build a more energy efficient society. Experts from Europe and the U.S. will share their experience of the past and ideas for the future. The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission will present R&D projects on end-use efficiency. The a
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