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Screen shots of the app “SprachenTanz”. The graphic is from Projekt „Digital Language Learning“

Tinder with language learning for the elderly – The project “Digital Language Learning” has developed a mobile app for linguistic community builing

Birgit S. recently turned 70 and lives in Berlin-Charlottenburg by herself. The retired teacher misses the lively contact and exchange with her... more
Prof. Günther and his wife (with mask) with Dr. Abdalla Ibrahim Ali from the State University of Zanzibar (white shirt), Mayor Ali Haji Haji (on the left in a black suit) and Mwajuma Ali Abadi (with red headscarf next to Dr. Abdalla) from the Zanzibar Municipality. The photo is from Dr. Michael Burkart

The Zanzibar Experience – Planting Trees in the “Partner Garden”

Zanzibar is one of Potsdam’s twin cities – both the Potsdam city administration and the university maintain lively contacts and frequently carry out... more
Lasse Steffen, Marco Trippler, and Jerome Lange (f.l.t.r.) | Photo: Thomas Roese

Hoppla! Here comes Koppla! – The revolution for craft enterprises

“We want every craftsman and woman to work with our software – because it is easy to use and simplifies many processes. At the end of the day, it... more
The founders of „Vly Foods“: Nicolas Hartmann, Niklas Katter, Moritz Braunwarth | Photo: Vly Foods

Alternative Milk from Peas – Start-up VlyFoods believes in nutritional value and environmental protection

Oat, rice, soy or almond milk - plant-based alternatives to classic cow’s milk are trendy and in increasing demand. Nicolas Hartmann, Niklas Katter,... more
Bioreactor for cultivating microorganisms in the innoFSPEC lab | Photo: Ernst Kazcysnki

Not Without Alternatives – Bioplastic made from waste replaces conventional plastics

Plastic is a part of our everyday life. It has been made from oil, natural gas, and coal for over 100 years. The negative consequences of this flood... more
The Founders: Christian Zimmermann and Stella Strüfing | Photo: Nongin

Sparkling and tasty – Start-up “Noa Drinks” develops non-alcoholic gin

Sparkling or non-sparkling wine without alcohol often has an insipid flavor: either watery or just sweet. In any case, these alternatives are hardly... more
The three start-up founders Carina Höltge, Maximilian Noah and Linda Suhm. | Photo: Tobias Hopfgarten.

Skin essentials - Goals, obstacles, and successes: the path to entrepreneurship is paved with work and surprises

Two economists and a communication designer teamed up to start a business. The three see their professional future in the cosmetics industry. The... more
At Potsdam’s start-up service. Photo: T. Bergemann.

PITCH – The University Creates an International Entrepreneurship Hub

The University of Potsdam is among Germany’s top universities when it comes to founding start-ups. The University has ranked highly for years in the... more

Gäste aus Mexiko

Vertreter mexikanischer Universitäten besuchen die Universität Potsdam
Eine 25-köpfige Delegation von Vertretern mexikanischer Hochschulen und Forschungseinrichtungen war am 24. und 25. November 2014 zu Gast an der... more
Photo: Karla Fritze

Giving Teeth to Tooth Protection

Vulnerable protective layers, slippery polymers and enamel that repairs itself
We all know – sweet and sour things are not good for our teeth. A short aqueous citric acid bath is enough to affect the hard dental enamel. A look... more