The effects of Coronavirus Covid-19 and the joint decision taken by the German Governmentand the German states to prohibit major events until 31August 2020 as a matter of principle, also have an impact on CARAVAN SALON 2020, which was scheduled to start on 28 August. Messe Düsseldorf, together with the Caravaning Industrie Verband(CIVD), hasdecided to postpone the start of the fair by one week.The Press and Trade Visitor Day will thus take place on 4 September. CARAVAN SALON will open its doors to the public from 5 to 13 September.
For modern agricultural and construction machines, the requirements regarding reliability, flexibility and ease of operation are demanding. From 10 to 16 November, Systems & Components in Hanover focuses on the opportunities for off-highway markets using 3D printing.
Chemists have developed a method for producing derivatives of the natural polymer chitosan. These derivatives are non-toxic and have an antibacterial activity comparable to antibiotics. They can be used in the production of antibacterial protective films for food.
Artificial intelligence, data management, virtual building twins – a Berlin-based start-up helps real estate owners tap into new potential. Digitizing floor plans, making real estate management more sustainable or creating bespoke solutions for customers: the future is digital.
The micromobility business offers a wide range of solutions. Established forms of urban mobility – such as bicycles – but also new mobility solutions and trends – such as e-scooters and innovative digital products – are increasingly gaining greater prominence at Eurobike.
Research teams from University of Zurich and EPFL in Lausanne have developed a new drone that can retract its propeller arms in flight and make itself small to fit through narrow gaps and holes. This is useful when searching for victims of natural disasters. Inspired by birds that fold their wings in mid-air to cross narrow passages, it can even hold and transport objects along the way.
A new, simple, and inexpensive method that uses ultraviolet light to control particle motion and assembly within liquids could improve drug delivery, chemical sensors, and fluid pumps. The method encourages particles to gather and organize at a specific location within a liquid and, if desired, to move to new locations.
EuroTier is the world’s leading trade fair for animal production. This year more than 2?500 exhibitors from 62 countries will be presenting their new and further developments at the Hanover Exhibition Grounds, showing modern animal husbandry in all its facets.
Today, more and more products are made of high-tech plastic materials. End-user requirements with regard to precision, durability and weight are increasing along with demand for low-cost items. Top-quality supply will once again meet with unbroken demand at this year’s Fakuma.