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By Nico Schrader, NDR Television, 5th of August 2010 On the 5th of August 2010, NDR TV programme DAS! presented a short coverage of the development of the biologically inspired rawlplugs. more » dieBioniker channel

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Inspired by tick and cicada

New rawlplug: Inventor’s award for Markus Hollermann By Anita Lennartz, Bersenbrücker Zeitung (newspaper), 30th of June 2010 Kettenkamp/Bremen. What does the animal kingdom have to do with the invention of a rawlplug? Markus Hollermann can give the explanation. The Kettenkamp-born attended the International Degree Course Bionics at Bremen University of Applied Sciences. With his bachelor thesis, joining his fellow student Felix Förster, he won the International Bionics Award 2010 for his innovative idea. more » Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung (newspaper)

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Bionics Award bestowed upon Markus Hollermann and Felix Förster

VDI news, Dusseldorf, 25th of June 2010, jul BIONICS AWARD 2010: In the course of the Bionics Economic Forum, young scientists Markus Hollermann and Felix Förster were granted the Bionics Award 2010, endowed with 10.000 €, for their work at Bremen University of Applied Sciences. more » VDI

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Animals are the mother of invention!

Guests of the show: Young scientist of bionics RB TV – Ansichten, 20th of May 2010, 18.45h Bremen-based inventor Markus Hollermann  is this year’s laureate of the international Bionics Award. The science of bionics is a mixture of biology and technology and deals with inventions inspired by nature. more » radiobremenTV

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Taught by ticks

Bionicians apply qualities of nature to technical trends / Award for scientists from Bremen By Viviane Strahmann BREMEN Ticks are rather feared for their possibly dangerous bite than having the reputation to be of any help. Rawlplugs developed especially for building materials used in light construction, however, show that the arachnids, more precisely their mouthparts, can also be of use. more » Kreiszeitung Syke (newspaper)

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Scientists from Bremen receive Bionics Award

Cicadas as a model for rawlplugs By Jürgen Wendler BREMEN, Weser Kurier (newspaper), 11th of May 2010 Bremen. When it comes to developing new technologies, one can currently observe an increasing interest in learning from nature. Related researches are subsumed under the slogan bionics, an artificial term formed from the words biology and technics. more » Seite 24, Weser Kurier, 11th of May 2010, p. 24

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International Bionics Award 2010

Decoration for two graduates of the International Degree Course Bionics at Bremen University of Applied Sciences On the 5th of May 2010, Bionics young scientists Felix Förster (23, TU Berlin) and Markus Hollermann (26, Bremen University of Applied Sciences) received the “International Bionics Award 2010”, endowed with 10.000 €, for their bachelor’s thesis at Bremen University of Applied Sciences. more » Bremen University of Applied Sciences

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Ticks as prototypes

The Bionics Award dignifies inventions from living nature By Susanne Schrammar The tick – many fear its bite, but its mouthparts have now inspired two bionicians, who examined how the insect attaches itself to the skin and have applied this technique – to rawlplugs. more » Deutschlandfunk (Radio channel)

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International Bionics Award 2010

At the German Federal Foundation for Environmental Issues (Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt, DBU), in the course of the Bionics Economic Forum, young scientists Markus Hollermann (26, Ankum) and Felix Förster (23, Berlin) were yesterday evening presented with the “International Bionics Award 2010”, endowed with 10.000 €, for their work at Bremen University of Applied Sciences. The prize for upcoming scientific talent has been awarded for the second time this year by the Schauenburg Foundation as a member of the Association for the Promotion of Science and Humanities in Germany, cooperating with the Association of German Engineers (Verein Deutscher Ingenieure, VDI) and the DBU. The Bionics Economic Forum at the Osnabruck Centre for Environmental Communication (Zentrum für Umweltkommunikation, ZUK) finishes today. more» DBU & VDI

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