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Mycelium can help us avoid packaging waste

Image (Binocular): Uni Göttingen/Michael Unger
Image (Binocular): Uni Göttingen/Michael Unger
Mycelium of the fungus Ganoderma resinaceum on a natural substrate.

The mycelium, the network of thin fungal strands, is a suitable material for packaging. A new research project led by BIBA at the University of Bremen is focussing on this biodegradable material as well as the production, use and recycling of packaging.

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BIBA, 12.03.2024

New Type of Voice Assistant Works According to Rules of AI Ethics

Photo: BIBA/Mina Foosherian
Photo: BIBA/Mina Foosherian
COALA tests at BIBA.

The EU research project COALA, led by BIBA, has been successfully completed. 14 partners from 5 countries have developed a digital voice assistant for production. The system can support the work, qualification and knowledge transfer of employees via smartphone or tablet and in partly "significantly improve" costs and time expenditure. One focus of the project was on the trustworthy use of artificial intelligence. The EU funded the project with 5.7 million euros.

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BIBA, 04.03.2024

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Supply Chain Day
April 18, 2024, BIBA, Bremen
Girls‘Day im BIBA
April 25, 2024, BIBA, Bremen
AI for Lean IoT
April 30, 2024, BIBA, Bremen
AI for Lean IoT
June 7, 2024, online
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June 12-13, 2024, DHI, Bremen

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