Federal government funds campus for high-tech start-ups at DESY with 95m euros

The budget committee of the Bundestag has agreed to set up a start-up incubator for the fields of life sciences, biotechnology and nanotechnology, as well as new materials in the immediate vicinity of the DESY research campus, in the west of Hamburg, at its settlement meeting on 8 November 2018. The planned technology and start-up centre will be established as a federal institution with a volume of 95m euros. DESY, a research centre of the Helmholtz Association, initiated the idea and will be in charge of building this integrated incubator aimed at start-ups and innovation issues in the complex and high-tech fields of biotechnology and nanotechnology, as well as new, intelligent materials. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)