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The Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) is sparing no effort in protecting its staff members from infection at work and curbing the spread of the coronavirus to the greatest extent possible. It is imperative that the exponential growth in the number of confirmed cases be interrupted; this will allow our healthcare system to provide the best possible medical treatment for all emergency cases on a long-term basis. At the same time, PTB must (and intends to) continue its fundamental research and service tasks as well as possible given the current constraints. All major state institutions – government agencies, trade, industry, education and research – are currently trying to pull off this balancing act. Only in this way can both society and the economy be “kept on life support” in the medium to long term. PTB has therefore imposed a multi-stage set of measures; its crisis management team will decide on an ongoing basis which of...

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Dort, wo üblicherweise gefräst, gespant und gebohrt wird, hat sich für den 17. März 2020 hoher Besuch zum Gespräch angekündigt. In der „Woche der beruflichen Bildung“ (vom 17.-24. März) schaut Niedersachsens Kultusminister Grant Hendrik Tonne auch in der Physikalisch-Technischen Bundesanstalt (PTB) vorbei, um sich hier ganz gezielt über die Ausbildung der PTB zu informieren und um mit Auszubildenden ins Gespräch zu kommen. Begleitet wird er von Elke Büdenbender, der „First Lady Deutschlands“.

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