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PIER Innovation Lunch Talks: What Does the Perfect Pitch Look Like?

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How can I convince others of my business idea within just a few minutes? What are essential elements of a successful pitch? These and other questions will be answered by Bianca Praetorius, a private pitch coach with long-standing experience in coaching tech start-ups, during the next PIER Innovation Lunch Talk. Join us for a get-together after the talk, discuss further ...

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PIER Graduate Week 2018

The poster prize winners with the jury: Fredrik Westerlund, Mohammad Vakili, Mia Lahey-Rudolph, Karolina Stachnik, Daniela Pfannkuche, Ramakrishna Vasireddi (from left to right). Photograph: Jennifer Vix

More than 120 PhD and master's students have attended the fifth PIER Graduate Week from 8 - 11 October 2018 in Hamburg's Center for Free-Electron Laser Science. The four-day workshop and lecture week, in which national and international speakers had offered a wide range of introductory and focus courses in the PIER research fields Particle and Astroparticle Physics, ...

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PIER Coordinates New Research Network with MIT

Prof. Wilfried Wurth (DESY/UHH) during his talk at the mini symposium at MIT on September 6th, 2018. Photograph: Sampson Wilcox / MIT

Researchers from DESY, Universität Hamburg (UHH) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have laid the basis for a joint „Trans-Atlantic Grand Challenges Research Network“. The aim of the network is to tackle grand scientific challenges in joint research projects, for example in the fields of structural biology, medicine, nanotechnology, or quantum electronics. On ...

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Get to know PIER!

Our info film provides a brief overview of the PIER activities and program offers.

PIER Dates

Today - 18:00
Location: SR I-III, CFEL, building 99
25 Oct. 2018 12:00
Speaker: Bianca Praetorius
Location: SR1
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Research Funding



With the PIER Idea Fund, Universität Hamburg and DESY promote the development of future joint research projects.

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Innovation



PIER offers a variety of event formats and activities in order to foster an innovation-friendly culture on the Hamburg Bahrenfeld campus.

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Education



PIER Helmholtz Graduate School (PHGS) offers a wide variety of services for PhD students on the Hamburg Bahrenfeld campus.

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