science & research

“EISBiR” aims to research environmentally friendly plastic products from biowaste

Will there soon be packaging with organic waste in the supermarket? Quite possible! At the Institute for Applied Biopolymer Research at Hof University of Applied Sciences (ibp), headed by Prof. Dr. Michael Nase, a group of young researchers wants to investigate the influence of natural radiation and biogenic residues on the properties and structure of biopolymers [more]

published: 04.03.2021

Digitalization in the water industry: meta-study WaterExe4.0 launched

In a project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) entitled "WaterExe4.0", researchers from the Institute for Water and Energy Management (iwe) at Hof University of Applied Sciences are identifying success factors for successful implementation transfer in digitization projects in the water industry [more]

published: 10.02.2021

Research at ifm: Using fishery waste against bacteria and viruses

At the Institute for Materials Science (ifm), research is being carried out into antibacterial surface coatings. In the future, these paint compounds are to be used in particular in hospitals, doctors' surgeries or even in public transport and inhibit the spread of bacteria and viruses [more]

published: 10.02.2021

Citizen research: exploring diseases together with those affected!

The first of a total of 15 so-called citizen research projects funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) were launched in mid-January. One of them is a project at Hof University of Applied Sciences, which focuses on research into rare diseases [more]

published: 10.02.2021

Digital health applications – Hof researches nationwide!

Among other things, Hof University of Applied Sciences is involved in a large and Bavaria-wide study on the effectiveness of corona vaccinations. Two research groups at iisys have established an interdisciplinary research focus on "Digital Health Systems". [more]

published: 01.02.2021

“New Work” – Corona acts as a decision accelerator for companies

The world of work is currently changing in Germany at an unprecedented speed thanks to the Corona pandemic, and long-delayed projects are being implemented. This is the result of a study conducted by the European Management Institute at Hof University of Applied Sciences (emi e.V.). [more]

published: 23.01.2021