Lightweight construction and materials
10%estimated global market growth by 2020
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Lightweight innovative materials
Aircraft, automobiles, yachts, even wind turbines are losing weight - thanks to modern lightweight contruction methods and new materials. Lighter automobiles use less fuel and cut their CO2 emissions. Carbon fibre rotors make wind turbines even more powerful and efficient. And new products can easily be made from valuable raw materials.
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Lightweight construction and materials in Niedersachsen
Niedersachsen can offer a unique combination of concentrated research capacities, technological leaders in industry, and complete value chains for the most various lightweight construction methods and technology networks.
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Ultralight aircraft: from the prototype to series production
Without funding support from the state government such a project would not be possible – the risk would be just too high.