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CO. DON AG: Timely and cost-effective start of production in Leipzig

The CO. DON AG reaches the next milestone on the way to its international business expansion: with the arrival of the first biopsy today, the production of the EU-wide approved drug for clinical use began at the Leipzig site.
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Prof. Toralf Kirsten takes over newly created professorship and Department of Medical Data Science

Prof. Dr. Toralf Kirsten will be appointed to the new professorship for Medical Data Science jointly established by the Medical Faculty of the University of Leipzig and the University Hospital Leipzig on 1.8.2021. The computer scientist will also take over the management of the newly created Medical Data Science department at the University Hospital Leipzig.
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Center for Medicine Innovation overcomes first hurdle in the ideas competition for new large-scale research center in Central Germany

Enabling accessible, personalized, affordable and equitable medicine for all people is one of the greatest societal challenges of the 21st century. The newly established Center for Medicine Innovation wants to address this challenge. A project team of internationally renowned scientists was selected to develop a viable concept for such a large-scale research centre in the former coal region of Central Germany.
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Register now! German Biotechnology Days 2021 in Stuttgart

The German Biotechnology Days 2021 will take place on 20 and 21 September at Messe Stuttgart. The two-day program is now available online and registration is open. The topics of the event range from the use of biotechnology for health, nutrition and climate to the bioeconomy.
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Structural change as an opportunity: Project for the qualification of specialists in biotechnology launched

As part of the structural change project “Innovation Region Central Germany”, eleven projects were recently launched to shape structural change in the region. Among them is the QualiBioPharma project, which is significantly supported by the Office for Economic Development and the Department for Employment Policy of the City of Leipzig.
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Saxony sends relief supplies to Uganda

Saxony donates COVID-19 rapid tests and masks to Kiruddu Hospital in Kampala, Uganda.
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Online Event: Long Night of the Sciences Leipzig 2021

Online for the first time: The Long Night of the Sciences Leipzig on 16 July 2021 from 18:00! The children's program starts at 14:00, the live opening show starts at 16:30 and the virtual doors of the Leipzig science family open at 18:00.
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Universität Leipzig: New Humboldt Professorship for AI

Once again this year, the University of Leipzig – this time together with the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Natural Sciences Leipzig – has won Germany's most highly endowed research award: The expert for artificial intelligence (AI), Prof. Dr. Sayan Mukherjee, will become the new Alexander von Humboldt Professor in 2022.
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