New 2014

Science Year 2014: Wissenschaftsjahr 2014

International Year of Cristallography 2014

FIZ News

Juli 2014

Häusliche Abwässer energetisch nutzen

Juli 2014

13. Meeting of the Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG)

Juli 2014

Windstrom stabilisiert Stromnetz

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ICIC 2014, Heidelberg, GE, 12.-14. Oct

FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure

Welcome to FIZ Karlsruhe

We are a leading international provider of scientific information and services. Our mission is to supply scientists and companies with professional research and patent information as well as to develop innovative information services. As a key player in the information infrastructure we pursue our own research program and also cooperate with leading universities and research associations.

We collect tremendous quantities of information from a wide range of sources, and we assure that this information can be accurately and reliably searched and analyzed at all times. We provide databases that contain around 1.5 billion documents. Our clients include international market leaders from the pharmaceutical and chemical industries as well as large patent offices and research institutes. In addition, we are engaged in the development of innovative e-science solutions and services, including systems for the confidential management of research data.

We are a non-profit corporation and the largest non-university institution for information infrastructure in Germany.

FIZ Karlsruhe is a member of the Leibniz Association, which comprises almost 90 institutions involved in research activities and/or the development of scientific infrastructure.

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Events

FIZ News

FIZ News

July 2014

Häusliche Abwässer energetisch nutzen

July 2014

13. Meeting of the Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG)

July 2014

Windstrom stabilisiert Stromnetz

FIZ Newsline: Trends in the Information Business

Featured Highlights

Office 99: Secret Patents

2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I. Numerous exhibitions, conferences and public discussions are dedicated to all aspects of the year 1914: from a historical, political, sociological, and cultural point of view. We, too, look back and ask: Were there any harbingers of the disaster, besides the political ones? Were, for example, more patents filed for war-related inventions in the years preceding World War I?  To answer these questions, we have searched for German armament patents from the time period between 1900 and 1918 in the patent databases on STN, which date back to 1790, i.e., to the beginnings of the patent system.

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