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The world as a guest in Cottbus

On June 4, 2024, the Federal Foreign Office's official visitor tour visited the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg to learn about structural change and the development of the Lausitz Science Park.

Gruppenfoto der Delegation des Auswärtigen Amtes

Promotion of collaborative innovations

Lausitz Science Park takes part in the European conference of the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP) in Glasgow, Scotland.

New year, new ideas

We kicked off 2024 with a workshop for the new Lausitz Science Park website. Concentrated creativity and interaction in one room. The results will soon be on display.

Raiko Möller von DMK E-Business erklärt den Teilnehmenden den aktuellen Stand der Struktur

Two bridge builders

Ariane Derks, Managing Director of the Lausitz Science Park, and Dr. Jakob Pohlisch from the Cottbus Energy Innovation Centre (EIZ) showed what successful collaboration can look like at the lecture on 6 December 2023 as part of the Open BTU event series on the topic of "Shaping the future of Lusatia with BTU".

Dr. Jakob Pohlisch und Ariane Derks bei Open BTU

Beacons of structural change

On November 30, 2023, the Minister President of the State of Brandenburg, Dr. Dietmar Woidke, visited outstanding structural change projects at BTU. He stopped by the Materials Researchers at SpreeTec neXt, was taken on a tour of the innovation landscape of the Lausitz Science Park and learned about modern technologies for climate-friendly mobility at chesco.

Minister President Dr. Dietmar Woidke visited several structural change projects in Lusatia, including three BTU projects. Photo: BTU/Ralf Schuster

Driving change with education, openness and internationality

Prof. Michael Hübner, Vice President for Research and Transfer at the BTU, explained to the Great Lusatia Round Table on November 24 at the invitation of Christine Herntier, spokesperson for the Brandenburg municipalities in the alliance and mayor of Spremberg, just how much impact the structural change projects are already having in Lusatia.

Participants of the Great Lusatia Round on November 24, 2023 in the Spremberg Spree Cinema.

Eligibility for LSP development application confirmed

At its 22nd meeting on July 10, 2023, the Lusatia Interministerial Working Group (IMAG) confirmed, among other things, the fundamental eligibility of a development application for the Lusatia Science Park (LSP) in Cottbus.

Blick auf den Zentralcampus der Brandenburgischen Technischen Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg. Im Hintergrund das Gelände, auf dem der Lausitz Science Park entstehen wird.

Management for the Lausitz Science Park

Ariane Derks has been managing the "Lausitz Science Park" (LSP) project since March 2023. In her position, she is responsible for setting up an operating company for the technology and innovation park, which is being created as one of the outstanding structural development projects under the leadership of the BTU in Cottbus.

Ariane Derks. Foto: privat