Events Sustainability

Selected Events

Keynote Speech / 2.3.2017

Fraunhofer IMW accompanies formal launch of Master's Degree at University of Technology in Jamaica

The degree was developed in collaboration with the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) for the University of Technology in Jamaica. Researchers at Fraunhofer IMW were involved in designing the program. It is the first Master's degree of its kind to be offered in the Caribbean region. In his keynote, Professor Thomas Bruckner, Non-distinguished Fellow of the institute, discussed technical options and policy instruments to cope with climate change.

Series of lectures: Energy Transition – Risks and Opportunities of the Transformation

The series of lectures ”Tour de Force Energy Transition – Risks and Opportunities of the Transformation” discussed the opportunities, risks and the most urgent questions related to the energy supply. Since the first event in 2011, the series of lectures at Leipzig University has become a firm element of energy studies and management in Leipzig.

Fraunhofer ”EU-Netzwerk” meets at Fraunhofer Center Leipzig

From 13 to 14 April 2016, the EU-Netzwerk of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft met at the Fraunhofer Center in Leipzig. Employees from different Fraunhofer institutes discussed topics related to European funded projects. At the Fraunhofer Center Leipzig, Annamaria Riemer and Urban Kaiser overlook the interdisciplinary research partnership EU Plus that positions projects within European funding programs and provides ongoing assistance with research and development during implementation.


Prof. Dr. Thomas Bruckner discusses “Smart City” strategy with mayor of Leipzig

Ten Years of Sustainability Research at the University of Leipzig

The Institute for Infrastructure and Resources Management (IIRM) held a special event to celebrate its tenth anniversary on December 16, 2015. Prof. Dr. Thomas Bruckner, Non-distinguished fellow of the Fraunhofer Center in Leipzig, is the University of Leipzig institute's managing director.