On 18 April 2023, the Konstanz-based start-up Subsequent GmbH was awarded the 1st prize as "Digital Start-up of the Year 2023" by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK). Everything started with a doctoral project at the University of Konstanz.
A locust swarm tagged and observed by special cameras in the Imaging Hangar of the University of Konstanz. The experiment allows to study the formation of marching bands of locusts for the first time in the lab.
Robots that recognize emotions such as stress and boredom in their human counterparts and adjust their behaviour accordingly? Biohybrid networks of smart plants and computers to monitor air quality? Heiko Hamann's research team at the University of Konstanz develops and studies high-tech systems like these as part of two EU projects.
A German-Chinese research team with participants from the University of Konstanz has discovered how catalysts and many other nanoplatelets can be produced in an environmentally friendly way from readily available materials and in sufficient quantities.
How did people perceive restrictive measures during the COVID-19 pandemic? How was their daily well-being affected by them? And how did this influence their support for the measures? A team of scientists of the University of Konstanz have now published their findings on psychological well-being during the pandemic in PLOS ONE.
Scientific Advisory Board on Agricultural Policy, Food and Consumer Health Protection (WBAE) presents findings on food poverty under pandemic conditions to Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture Cem Özdemir – co-authored by Britta Renner, health psychologist at the University of Konstanz and co-chair of the board (in German).