Solar Technologies go Hybrid
an initiative of Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Bildung und Kultus, Wissenschaft und Kunst


13 th of October 2016

Center for Nanosystems Chemistry Inaugurated

On 7 October, Secretary of State Bernd Sibler inaugurated the new building to accommodate the Center for Nanosystems Chemistry (CNC) of the University of Würzburg. The centre will provide ideal conditions for the staff of Professor Frank Würthner to develop innovative concepts of harnessing solar energy among other research activities.

11 th of October 2016

Fast Energy Transport between Unlike Partners

Chemists from the University of Würzburg have combined different dye molecules in aggregates and thereby observed surprising properties. Their discovery may help to use sunlight more efficiently for the generation of energy.

02 th of May 2016

Mimicking the ingenuity of nature

A clean, climate-friendly energy source that is virtually inexhaustible: This is the promise artificial photosynthesis holds. Chemists from the University of Würzburg have now got one step closer to reaching this goal. The scientists present their work in the journal Nature Chemistry.

08 th of April 2016

5th International SolTech Conference in Munich, April 5 - 8, 2016

The 5th International SolTech Conference took place from April 5 - 8, 2016, at "Haus der Bayrischen Wirtschaft" in the city center of Munich. With 6 keynote speakers from all over the world, 30 talks and more than 100 poster presentations from participants of the five allied Bavarian universities, it was a very successful occasion to share the latest research news about photovoltaics and photocatalysis.

08 th of April 2016

Keynote Speakers at 5th International SolTech Conference, Munich, April 5 - 8, 2016

The following six internationally outstanding pioneers in the field of renewable energy conversion and storage and coordinators of international energy research consortia gave keynote lectures covering different aspects of solar technologies for hybrid applications: