Projects

Browse through our collection of selected research projects and discover the diversity of European cooperation in Lower Saxony!

Heart – New cells for the diseased heart

Chronic heart failure – also known as cardiac insufficiency in medicine – is the most common reason for hospital admissions and one of the most frequent causes of death in the western world. In Germany alone, four million people suffer from this disease. Often a heart attack precedes, as a consequence the heart muscle is no longer supplied with blood and thus oxygen and the organ is irrevocably damaged. 

Hannover Medical School (MHH)

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QuantumBirds – On the trail of magnetic sense

On the trail of the magnetic sense: Henrik Mouritsen (University of Oldenburg) and his British colleague Peter Hore(University of Oxford) have been conducting research since 2019 as part of the ERC Synergy Grant QuantumBirds. The project aims to understand how the magnetic sense in migratory birds works.

Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg

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BITS – Bicycles and ITS

Bicycles and ITS (BITS) – A new multi stakeholder project on Bicycle and ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems) aiming to reduce CO2 emissions by 9% and increase bicycle use by 10% within target groups!  

Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg

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D-Solve – The path to personalised hepatitis D treatment

Hepatitis D is by far the most severe form of chronic viral hepatitis, often leading to liver failure, liver cancer and death. However, knowledge about the disease is still very limited. The reason why those affected have very different courses of the disease is also still unknown.

Hannover Medical School (MHH)

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