Denver Mini Blog - Thursday 12th of October - part 2

The afternoon was dedicated to the visit of the Solar Decathlon competition. After having received the fantastic news about the first prize in architecture as well as the first prize in the water category, the Fribourg Delegation was more than pleased to meet the Decathlets on site and to congratulate in person for these outstanding achievements.

Visiting the 11 compeeding houses was an extraordinary event with plenty of innovative ideas in a very warm and friendly environment. Tonight the decathlets and the Fribourg Delegation will share a meals and certainly celebrate... ;)

http://www.swiss-living-challenge.ch/en/

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Denver Mini Blog - Thursday 12th of October - part 1

First stop of the day: the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Founded by the US Department of Energy it hosts more than 1700 employees who like to advance science and engineering for energy efficiancy, sustainable transportation and renewable power technologies. The Fribourg Delegation had the opportunity to visit the laboratories and to follow the researchers leading/innovative/inspiring activities.

After visiting the laboratories, the delegation headed to the New Terrain Brewing Co. a local brewery in the Denver Neighborhoods.

https://www.nrel.gov/

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S. Teufel member of the scientific board of SBA Research

Prof. Dr. Stephanie Teufel, Director of the iimt and Professor at the University of Fribourg, has been elected as a member of the scientific board of SBA Research. 

SBA Research is the largest research center in Austria with renowned national and international partners with a network of more than 70 companies, 15 Austrian and international universities and research institutions.

iimt at the General Assembly CCIF/HIKF

On Monday, the 4th of September, the yearly General Assembly of the Chamber of Commerce Fribourg took place at the Forum in Fribourg. Numerous decision-makers, politic and industry representatives, as well as iimt members were invited to the Assembly.