PROGEN – 35 years passion for research
35 years after PROGEN was founded by scientists of the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the University of Heidelberg in 1983, the company celebrated the anniversary of its antibody-based business on October 23rd with business partners, staff and two of the founders, Werner Franke and Ekkehard Bautz. In their short presentations, CEO Sven Kuhlendahl, Hildegard Büning (MHH), Stefan Dübel (TUB), Jochen Hirsch (r-biopharm) and Gitte Neubauer (BioRN) highlighted the eventful history, the latest scientific collaborations as well as the regional network of one of Germany’s oldest biotech companies with the motto “passion for research”. During breaks, guests enjoyed the opportunity to view PROGEN’s recently modernized facilities & labs and to celebrate over dinner.
Read more about PROGEN´s foundation in 1983 and its development in the last 35 years.