science & research

Harnessing excess capacity in production: “Rent a machine!”

In the international project "Rent a machine", researchers and students have set themselves the task of creating a platform accessible to all companies in the manufacturing sector, on which free production capacities of all kinds will ultimately be available and rentable worldwide. [more]

published: 24.07.2023

Rare Disease Tracking App: “Citizens do Research with Us!”

With about 8000 different rare diseases and about 4 million people affected in Germany, the findings of science are more difficult to access. The project SelEe - Rare Diseases - aims to remedy this situation and increase the visibility for these diseases. An app has just been created (Android and iOS) and is intended to bring together a wide variety of data. [more]

published: 10.07.2023

Information, music and culinary delights: the “Night of the Sciences 2023” on June 23

After a four-year break due to corona, Hof University of Applied Sciences is once again inviting the general public to the "Night of the Sciences" at the Hof campus on June 23. A diverse program of research, teaching, music and culinary delights will be on offer. Visitors can not only get to know the facilities, but also try out many future trends for themselves. [more]

published: 20.06.2023

JEC World – “International alignment in composites progresses steadily”

As one of about 1,200 exhibitors, the Institute of Materials Science at Hof University of Applied Sciences (ifm) went to the JEC World 2023 trade fair in Paris for the first time at the end of April. The aim was to make itself known further on an international level - around 50 countries took part - and to keep an eye out for new project partners. [more]

published: 05.05.2023

A citizen-friendly and digital administration – it could all be so simple..

The digitization of public administration is one of the state's major mammoth projects on the road to greater citizen-friendliness. In order to advance this, the Competence Center for Digital Administration (KDV) was established 2 years ago at Hof University of Applied Sciences. In the presence of Judith Gerlach, the Bavarian Minister of State for Digital Affairs, the first results have now been presented. [more]

published: 27.03.2023