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Research that attracts! HSNR's Textile Institute celebrates its 15th anniversary

The FTB of the HSNR celebrates its 15th birthday as part of the recruiting fair "MG ZIEHT AN". Textile students put their knowledge to practical use…

Go-ahead given for major Textile Factory 7.0 project

Mönchengladbach. It would have been hard to imagine a more symbolic location than the Textile Academy NRW for this occasion: The founding of "T7…

Working together for structural change in the lignite mining region

The challenges that the structural change in the Rhenish lignite mining area in the Aachen, Mönchengladbach and Cologne/Bonn region will bring with it…

HSNR promotes data skills in the healthcare professions

Collecting, evaluating and using health data is becoming increasingly important in Health Care. Digital data will become increasingly important,…

HSNR researches biosensor technology for the detection of molds

In the Interreg project "SenSpores", German and Dutch universities and companies are researching a biosensor technology to detect fungal and bacterial…

Alexander Prange becomes Rector of the South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences

Professor Dr. Dr. Alexander Prange is to become the new Rector of the South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences. The long-standing Vice…

University Executive Board reorganizes - three new Vice Presidents elected

The Hochschule Niederrhein (HSNR) elected three new Vice Presidents today. Professor Dr. Gudrun Stockmanns (Studies & Teaching Education), Professor…

Marion Halfmann becomes President of Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences

The Hochschule Niederrhein is losing Dr. Marion Halfmann. The professor of Marketing and Sales at the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics…

The Hochschule Niederrhein participates in the Center for Assistance Systems

The Hochschule Niederrhein, together with other universities in the Rhine-Ruhr region, has founded the "Center for Assistive Technologies (ZAT)…

Structural change in the lignite mining region: Universities of Applied Sciences join forces

The structural change in the Rhenish lignite mining area in the city triangle of Aachen, Mönchengladbach and Cologne/Bonn will have a major impact on…

For better textile recycling - SiWerTEX project researches simultaneous recovery of fiber polymers and recyclable materials

Textile recycling is one of the biggest challenges of our time. Currently, the majority of used clothing (over 85%) is thermally recycled or ends up…

"InterCare" research project on reconciling care and studies launched

The "InterCare" research project is investigating the challenges and potential of intergenerational care services. Universities from Germany, Poland…

First PostDoc Day at Hochschule Niederrhein

The Hochschule Niederrhein (HSNR) is increasingly concerned with the qualification of young academics. Five PostDocs have been employed at the HSNR…

More sustainable textile production in Indonesia - mid-term review

At the mid-term conference in Bandung, the project partners took stock at the halfway point of the funding period of the project Enatex.

About failure and founding: FuckUpNight and start-up get-together

The Hochschule Niederrhein and the HNX start-up team are an integral part of the "Niederrhein Start-up Week", which will take place from November 13…

HSNR and the University of Duisburg-Essen invite you to a mobility workshop

The Hochschule Niederrhein and the University of Duisburg-Essen have been investigating the topic of mobility in Krefeld for around one and a half…

StartUp: Octogarn

Mönchengladbach. Swim trunks on, into the water, out again with dry trunks - sounds utopian, but could soon become reality. The trio of founders of…

From idea to startup - 1.8 million euros to ex-students for new type of yarn

The trio of founders Alexandra Plewnia, Melanie Jakubik and Sarah Neumann are developing a real innovation in the textile industry: an unwettable…

Hacking for sustainability: Krefeld's hackathon enters fourth round

In November, it's KReathon again! That means 24 hours of time, exciting challenges and prize money totaling 6,000 euros. This year, six challenges are…

Professor Beate Küpper involved in Friedrich Ebert Foundation's Mitte study

Professor Beate Küpper of the Faculty of Applied Social Sciences participated in the Friedrich Ebert Foundation's Mitte Study. The result: the middle…

Robot doll supports people with dementia

The competence centre FAST of the Hochschule Niederrhein, together with other project partners, has developed a robotic doll for people with dementia…

STAR competence centre focuses on greater sustainability under new management

It has been over ten years since the Surface Technology Applied Research (STAR) competence centre was founded at the Hochschule Niederrhein (HSNR).…

Experiments in weightlessness

93 parabolic flights in 3 days for 22 seconds of weightlessness each - at the parabolic flight campaign of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in…

Energy Transition and Conflicts: HSNR Institute Focuses on the Rhenish Mining Region

Energy transition yes, but faster, more socially just and more participatory - this is the conclusion of a nationwide, representative survey. Whether…

Paint engineer from Rees: HSNR master's graduate honored with prize for outstanding dissertation

The Hochschule Niederrhein has been providing apprenticeships for paint engineers for 100 years. The HSNR is one of the last three educational…

(Textile) Logistics Forum attracts trade visitors to Mönchengladbach

At the beginning of the week, the "(Textile) Logistics Forum" took place in Mönchengladbach. The professional audience from the logistics industry was…

SWK E² Institute supports Herzogenrath Energy Park research project

Now it's officially sealed: Herzogenrath has set itself the goal of becoming the first city in North Rhine-Westphalia to establish a CO2-neutral…

HAWs Agree on Details of Cooperation in the NRW Doctoral College

The 21 universities of applied sciences (HAWs) in North Rhine-Westphalia agreed on details of the cooperation in the new Doctoral College NRW (PK NRW)…

New cooperation platform for a sustainable textile industry launched

Mönchengladbach. Clothing, shoes, furniture - the consumption of textiles is continuously increasing in the European Union. This has an impact on the…

University raises 13.9 million euros in third-party funding in 2022

Krefeld/Mönchengladbach. The Hochschule Niederrhein acquired around 13.9 million euros in third-party funding in 2022. Of this, 12.6 million euros…

Automatic sorting system for worn textiles at last? HSNR partakes in the research

Can used textiles be recycled? In most cases, they end up as cleaning rags or insulation material (downcycling) rather than new clothing or bedding…

Grant money: Will HSNR find new formula for greener detergents?

Will the Hochschule Niederrhein (HSNR) soon be paving the way for an intelligent solution to make detergents greener and laundry washing even more…

NRW Minister of Science Ina Brandes visits Hochschule Niederrhein

The North Rhine-Westphalian Minister of Culture and Science, Ina Brandes (CDU), visited the Krefeld West campus of the Hochschule Niederrhein (HSNR)…

Researchers develop AI for the coatings industry

Varnishes are found everywhere in our everyday life, often in the form of coatings. Car paints, table sealants or the casing of the PC, this is where…

University Alliance for SMEs invites to the 7th Berlin Transfer Conference

Whether in matters of sustainability, digitization or diversity - universities of applied sciences (HAW) and medium-sized companies bear a special…

Artificial intelligence in the meat industry: project at HSNR dedicates itself to food safety and animal welfare

Animal welfare, quality and sustainability, transparency regarding origin and processing: Consumers' demands on food have increased. They are…

HSNR assists in development of detergent to reduce microplastics in household laundry

Some of the microplastics in the oceans come from synthetic textiles, with individual studies estimating that up to a third comes from these synthetic…

HSNR and Ivorian partner university seal cooperation agreement

Now it is officially sealed: The Hochschule Niederrhein and the University of Nangui Abrogoua in the West African state of Côte d'Ivoire are going…

Project Social Robotics in Administrations: Over 500,000 euros in funding for Hochschule Niederrhein

Is the technical literature from the public library already borrowed? What should I do if I have lost my identity card? Which room do I have to go to…

Successful cooperation continues: The Hochschule Niederrhein and SWK Stadtwerke Krefeld AG extend cooperation agreement

The Hochschule Niederrhein and SWK Stadtwerke Krefeld AG have agreed to extend their successful cooperation. The new cooperation agreement will run…

SUN funding project successfully completed: University and cooperation partners create new products from food scraps

Craft beer or noodles made from carrot peels, low-calorie chips made from sweet potato scraps and spreads made from tomato caps: The Hochschule…