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Dr.-Ing. Prof. h. c. Frank Härtig, Vice President of the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), assumed the presidency of the International Measurement Confederation (IMEKO) on 3 September 2021. Over the next three years, he will spearhead this non-governmental federation of 42 member organizations concerned with the worldwide advancement of measurement technology. Härtig's appointment to his new post came during the 2021 edition of the IMEKO World Congress, which was held digitally this year.

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Eine frohe Botschaft macht die Runde: Bis 2025 wollen niedersächsische Forschende einen 50-Qubit-Quantencomputer realisieren. Aus diesem Grund besuchte der niedersächsische Wissenschaftsminister Björn Thümler am Montag Wissenschaftsstandorte sowohl in Hannover als auch die PTB in Braunschweig. Mit von der Partie waren die Präsidentin der TU Braunschweig Prof. Dr. Angela Ittel, PTB-Vizepräsident Dr.-Ing. Prof. h. c. Frank Härtig und Journalisten. Eingeladen hatte das Bündnis Quantum Valley Lower Saxony (QVLS), um die wichtigsten Quantentechnik-Laboratorien und beteiligte Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler vorzustellen. Minister Thümler lobte: „Niedersachsen ist in der Quantentechnologie aktuell ein Stück voraus. Mit Hilfe von QVLS sollen aus Science Fiction Science Facts werden.“

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