In cooperation with the West-Pomeranian Center of Advanced Technologies Szczecin (ZCZT) BioCon Valley is going to establish a German-Polish contact point for Life Sciences at the Baltic Sea Region.
It is the goal of the project to initiate international cooperations in science and business and establish a long lasting crossborder life science network. The project is part of the national strategy "Research in Germany - Land of Ideas".
The first part of the project will take 12 months and focuses on the regions around the university cities Greifswald and Szczecin. In this period the research institutes and enterprises of the Life-Science sector of both regions were contacted to survey their expertises, their specific needs and their interests in cooperation. Using "Life Science Partnering" as a keyword, the contact office will initiate cooperation, make corresponding contacts and attend the process of cooperation continuously.
International workshops in both countries and a final international conference, planned to take place at the end of the year 2009 in Szczecin, will be realized. These are dedicated to technological transfer of the corresponding key competences in science and industry and to the various funding instruments offered by the European Union. In parallel an internet platform "Polish-German Life Science Network" is scheduled, which will comprise all actors of the sector with their profile and their specific needs. Thus it will serve as a helpful instrument for the initiation of cooperation and shall promote the Baltic Sea as an attractive bio-region itself - as a module of the ScanBalt initiative.
The project is an official part of the national campaign "Research in Germany - Land of Ideas" and is supported by the "Internationales Büro" of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).Contact:
Dr. Heinrich Cuypers | idw
New Master’s programme: University of Kaiserslautern educates experts in quantum technology
15.03.2017 | Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
Decision-making research in children: Rules of thumb are learned with time
19.10.2016 | Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung
Astronomers from Bonn and Tautenburg in Thuringia (Germany) used the 100-m radio telescope at Effelsberg to observe several galaxy clusters. At the edges of these large accumulations of dark matter, stellar systems (galaxies), hot gas, and charged particles, they found magnetic fields that are exceptionally ordered over distances of many million light years. This makes them the most extended magnetic fields in the universe known so far.
The results will be published on March 22 in the journal „Astronomy & Astrophysics“.
Galaxy clusters are the largest gravitationally bound structures in the universe. With a typical extent of about 10 million light years, i.e. 100 times the...
Researchers at the Goethe University Frankfurt, together with partners from the University of Tübingen in Germany and Queen Mary University as well as Francis Crick Institute from London (UK) have developed a novel technology to decipher the secret ubiquitin code.
Ubiquitin is a small protein that can be linked to other cellular proteins, thereby controlling and modulating their functions. The attachment occurs in many...
In the eternal search for next generation high-efficiency solar cells and LEDs, scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory and their partners are creating...
Silicon nanosheets are thin, two-dimensional layers with exceptional optoelectronic properties very similar to those of graphene. Albeit, the nanosheets are less stable. Now researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have, for the first time ever, produced a composite material combining silicon nanosheets and a polymer that is both UV-resistant and easy to process. This brings the scientists a significant step closer to industrial applications like flexible displays and photosensors.
Silicon nanosheets are thin, two-dimensional layers with exceptional optoelectronic properties very similar to those of graphene. Albeit, the nanosheets are...
Enzymes behave differently in a test tube compared with the molecular scrum of a living cell. Chemists from the University of Basel have now been able to simulate these confined natural conditions in artificial vesicles for the first time. As reported in the academic journal Small, the results are offering better insight into the development of nanoreactors and artificial organelles.
Enzymes behave differently in a test tube compared with the molecular scrum of a living cell. Chemists from the University of Basel have now been able to...
20.03.2017 | Event News
14.03.2017 | Event News
07.03.2017 | Event News
22.03.2017 | Materials Sciences
22.03.2017 | Physics and Astronomy
22.03.2017 | Materials Sciences