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Mini Gift for HeKKSaGOn Conference

October 5,2016

Presentation of the Nanoscribe gift to the Japanese university presidents during the HeKKSaGOn Conference 2016 (from left: Prof. Dr. Bernhard Eitel (President of the University of Heidelberg), Prof. Dr. Juichi Yamagiwa (President of the University of Kyoto), Professor Dr. Holger Hanselka (President of the KIT), Prof. Dr. Susumu Satomi (President of the University of Tohoku), Prof. Dr. Ulrike Beisiegel (President of the University of Göttingen), Prof. Dr. Shojiro Nishio (President of the University of Osaka) (Photo: Magali Hauser, KIT)

Nanoscribe has once again managed to make a big impact with a tiny present: As part of the HeKKSaGOn conference, which took place from September 29-30 in Karlsruhe, Japanese university presidents were given a 3D-printed miniature replication of the Karlsruhe landmark, a pyramid only 2 mm in height. For some special trickery we printed the logos of HeKKSaGOn, KIT, and Nanoscribe on the sides of the pyramid.

HeKKSaGOn is an acronym for the six participating universities: Heidelberg, Kyoto, Karlsruhe, Sendai, Göttingen, Osaka. The German/Japanese University Network was founded in 2010. The aim is to develop common ideas in education, research, and innovation to strengthen international cooperation in the fields of science, technology, economy, and culture.

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The sides of this 3D-printed miniature replication of the Karlsruhe pyramid features the logos of HeKKSaGOn, KIT, and Nanoscribe. It has a total height of only 2 mm.