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The PIER running team at B2RUN

The PIER running team 2016: Happy faces after the finish in Hamburg's Volksparkstadion. Photograph: Felix Kahlhöfer

On 10 May 2016, the PIER running team of 13 young scientists from DESY and Universität Hamburg participated for the fourth time in the company running event "B2RUN". 6,500 runners from approximately 300 companies in and around Hamburg had left their offices and laboratories and went straight to the six kilometres running course to outpace their competitors, to enjoy the team ...

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Travel report on HERCULES Summer School 2016 in Grenoble, France

Maik Kahnt at HERCULES Summer School 2016 in Grenoble, France. Photograph: Private.

Maik Kahnt, PhD student at DESY, received a PIER travel grant and went to HERCULES Summer School 2016 in Grenoble, France. Here is his report. Thank you PIER team! Due to the PIER travel grant I was able to participate in the 2016 Higher European Research Course For Users of Large Experimental Systems, or in short HERCULES. This one month long course captures a large ...

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PIER Innovation Day 2016

Lively discussions during the PIER Innovation Day. Photograph: Marta Mayer/DESY

Patents, licences and start-ups from science – Hamburg is right up there with other scientific locations in Germany. However, it is difficult to get an overview of the actors and their activities in Hamburg. Apart from numerous successful spin-offs, there are many institutions that counsel spin-offs or offer funding. In addition, there are theme-focused innovation ...

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PIER Helmholtz Graduate School

Travel grants, language and soft skill courses, career training, helpdesk and more services for PhD Students of Universität Hamburg and DESY.

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PIER Dates

01 Nov. 2015 to 03 Nov. 2015
Speaker: BATTESTI, Remy, D'ENTERRIA, David
Location: Seminar room 4, Building 1b
31 May. 2016 10:00
Chaired by: Helga Nolte
Location: SR I
01 Jun. 2016 10:00
Location: Building 61, room 119
02 Jun. 2016 to 03 Jun. 2016
Chaired by: Steffi Beckhaus
Location: Seminar room EMBL
02 Jun. 2016 10:00
Location: Building 61, first floor, Room 117a/118a
02 Jun. 2016 13:00
Location: Building 61, ground floor (to the left side), room 15
08 Jun. 2016 09:30
Location: building 61 (PIER Office), room 019 (ground floor)
08 Jun. 2016 10:00
Location: Building 61, room 119
09 Jun. 2016 10:00
Location: Building 61, first floor, Room 117a/118a
09 Jun. 2016 13:00
Location: Building 61, ground floor (to the left side), room 15
09 Jun. 2016 18:00
Location: Seminarraum BC II, Martin-Luther-King-Platz 6, Hamburg
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