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PIER Start-Up Workshop 2017

PIER Start-up workshop 2017. Photograph: Marta Mayer/DESY

The second PIER Start-Up Workshop took place on 8 December 2017. Under the title “Is it for you? Creating business ideas from research”, PhD students and postdocs from the PIER research fields were invited to take a closer look at the world of start-ups, innovation and business. Under the guidance of moderator Margarete Remmert-Rieper from TUTECH Innovation ...

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PIER PhD Reception 2017

This year's graduates Hendrik Schlicke, Bijan Chokoufe, Alexander Knetsch, and Alena Wiegrandt with Prof. Daniela Pfannkuche (from left to right). Photograph: Jennifer Vix/DESY

This year's PIER PhD reception took place on 5 December in the newly opened auditorium of Hamburg's Center for Structural System Biology (CSSB). More than 80 PhD students, their supervisors, friends, relatives, and staff from both DESY and Universität Hamburg (UHH) attended this year's reception to welcome all new doctoral candidates and to honour the graduates ...

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New PIER Seed Projects selected for funding

In the recent call for PIER Seed Projects, nine proposals have been selected by the jury to receive seed funding out of the PIER Idea Fund. 22 applications had been submitted to the PIER Office until the deadline on August 31st, 2017. Among the successful proposals are projects from all PIER research fields, many of them with an interdisciplinary perspective. For the nine ...

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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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