Visitors to Simone Techert and Stephan Roth at DESY’s particle accelerator are required to wear heavy, protective headphones in addition to the now ubiquitious masks. Research at the PO3 measuring station can be deafening as foils that create the vacuum in the experimental station can explode with a...
EUR 45.5 million in funds for UKE's new research building
The German government and those of the states approved Monday (June 29, 2020) EUR 45.4 million in funds to build the Hamburg Center for Translational Immunology (HCTI) at the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE). The agreement was reached during a meeting of the Joint Science Conference (Geme...Wed, 01 Jul 2020 17:18:42 +0200p.bugler90ac7d5c-feb2-453d-841b-c4f7473fe560
Germany's "Corona-Warn-App" now available – alert per mobile phone
Germany made its contact tracing app called “Corona Warn App” available for download Tuesday (June 16, 2020) from Apple's App Store and Google Play. The app should help contain the spread of Covid-19 and disrupt the chain of infections as swiftly as possible. To this end, the free and voluntary app...Wed, 17 Jun 2020 11:34:27 +0200p.bugler441ad2a3-52b8-46bd-9d62-33ab8f15108b
Diagnosis per video chat
The first newsletter issued by the German Ministry of Health's health innovation hub (hih) termed COVID-19 "a disruptive event" that calls for innovative and unconventional solutions. "Digital technologies can help support and protect. Video consultation hours, chatbots and apps enable the exchange...Mon, 15 Jun 2020 11:00:00 +0200p.buglerf9c287e4-2245-4797-864b-006bda9a8208
Hamburg's Sympatient secures EUR 1.6 million for digital therapy
The Hamburg-based Sympatient has raised EUR 1.6 million in a seed round with the Swiss venture capital Investiere as lead investor contributing EUR 0.7 million, a press release said Thursday (May 28, 2020). The round was joined by Investitions- und Förderbank Hamburg IFB and business angels.
Digi...Thu, 11 Jun 2020 19:18:52 +0200p.bugler92f6e369-623f-4edb-a2fd-e0922f603ae8
Hamburg-based Dermalog develops body temperature camera
The Hamburg-based biometrics company Dermalog has developed a highly-accurate camera to measure body temperatures swiftly in a bid to help contain pandemics. Demand is high and the company now has clients in "nearly 50 countries", the Hamburger Abendblatt daily quoted Sven Böckler, press officer, as...Wed, 03 Jun 2020 15:36:19 +0200p.bugler073c0693-6512-4a42-a069-0a8af4cd9eef
"Hamburg Summit: China meets Europe" postponed owing to corona
The corona pandemic has prompted the postponement of the "Hamburg Summit: China meets Europe" from this November until autumn 2021, Hamburg's Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday (May 12, 2020). The pandemic has already prompted the cancellation or postponement of several other events in Germany...Wed, 27 May 2020 15:22:58 +0200p.bugler33c3fe7c-181b-423f-a206-ee16f871400d
UKE sets up medical website for transgender people
Transgender people in northern Germany can now consult the i2TransHealth telehealth website set up by the Interdisciplinary Transgender Care Center Hamburg (ITHCCH) at the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), a press release said Thursday (May 7, 2020). The site hopes to improve the health...Fri, 22 May 2020 13:00:00 +0200p.bugler831615ba-8409-435f-b757-5e9f8936e55d