University of Heidelberg – Innovation Campus: new construction site for the network “Biology at the nanoscale”
Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Science will support a research bridge between the Ruperto Carola and the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research in Heidelberg, by funding a new building in the life science innovation campus “Heidelberg 4 life”. The funding has been formalized by the Minister of Science, Research and the Arts, Theresia Bauer, and the President of the Max Planck Society, Prof. Dr. med. Martin Stratmann, as well as the rector of the University of Heidelberg, Prof. dr. Bernhard Eitel. The new building is linked to the planned research network “Biology at the Nanoscale”, which was initiated by Nobel Prize winner Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Hell goes back.
Prof. Dr. Bernd Bukau (ZMBH), Dean of the University Prof. Dr. Bernhard Eitel, Minister Theresia Bauer, the director of the Max-Planck- Society Prof. Dr. Martin Stratmann and Prof. Dr. Stefan Hell (Director of Max Planck Institute for Medical Research in Heidelberg, Honorary Professor at the University of Heidelberg and Nobel Prize Winner).
The Max Planck Institute aims to further expand the cooperation in basic bioscience and biomedical research especially with the Zentrum für Molekulare Biologie of the University of Heidelberg (ZMBH). Strong involvement of the German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ) and local clinical research is also planned, together with the establishment of a technology transfer to the industry.
By connecting top researchers from various disciplines and career levels, the goal is to combine multidisciplinary basic research with innovative technological approaches and to win outstanding young talent in Heidelberg.
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