• EUR 45.5 million in funds for UKE's new research building

    The German government and those of the states approved Monday (June 29, 2020) EUR 45.4 million in funds to build the Hamburg Center for Translational Immunology (HCTI) at the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE). The agreement was reached during a meeting of the Joint Science Conference (Geme...

    Wed, 01 Jul 2020 17:18:42 +0200
  • Weinmann Emergency expanding

    New headquarters planned in Hamburg-Altona's Gasstraße - corona driving demand
    Mon, 22 Jun 2020 14:42:19 +0200
  • Enter your project for "Norddeutscher Wissenschaftspreis 2020"

    Applications are now being accepted for the North German Science Prize (Norddeutschen Wissenschaftspreis) endowed with EUR 250,000. The North German Conference of Science Ministers (NWK) honours "outstanding scientific projects" involving scientists from at least two northern German states and is...

    Mon, 15 Jun 2020 14:00:00 +0200
  • Hydrogen as an energy carrier of the future

    North Germany is setting the course for hydrogen to become an energy carrier of the future after the states of Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Lower Saxony and Bremen agreed last autumn to establish it as a pillar of the energy transition. The strategy hinges on...

    Thu, 25 Jun 2020 13:43:31 +0200
  • UKE sets up medical website for transgender people

    Transgender people in northern Germany can now consult the i2TransHealth telehealth website set up by the Interdisciplinary Transgender Care Center Hamburg (ITHCCH) at the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), a press release said Thursday (May 7, 2020). The site hopes to improve the health...

    Fri, 22 May 2020 13:00:00 +0200
  • Rescue ships depart Bremerhaven for "Polarstern" stranded in Arctic

    The "Sonne" and "Maria S. Merian" were due to depart Bremerhaven Monday (May 18, 2020) to bring urgently-needed supplies to the "Polarstern" research vessel which has been stranded in the Arctic Ocean amid the corona crisis. Most regional ports and aircrafts remain shut making deliveries almost...

    Mon, 18 May 2020 06:00:00 +0200
  • UKE examines COVID-19 infections in children

    The University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf (UKE) has launched the C19.CHILD Hamburg study to examine the severity and frequency of the coronavirus in children and youths, a press release said Wednesday (May 13, 2020). The results should enable more targeted treatment and preventive measures. The...

    Thu, 14 May 2020 10:17:26 +0200
  • EUR 7.5 million for leading research in Hamburg

    Three of 35 research fellowships awarded by the European Research Council (ERC) to scientists in Germany will go to three projects in Hamburg, a press release said Wednesday (April 1, 2020). The ERC-Advanced Grants recognise outstanding scientific achievement and will provide the recipients with up...

    Mon, 27 Apr 2020 14:00:00 +0200
  • Cancer patients in UKE undergoing new cell therapy

    Twenty cancer patients at the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf have successfully undergone CAR-T cell therapy that use genetically modified immune cells to attack the tumor, a press release said Tuesday (January 28, 2020). Launched last May, the therapy has been approved for critically ill...

    Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:02:45 +0100
  • Hamburg's Bernhard-Nocht Institute expanding

    The Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM) is adding an implementation research division focusing on new methods of disease control for tropical infectious diseases such as malaria and ebola, according to a press release issued in January 2020. The German government and states as...

    Fri, 07 Feb 2020 07:56:20 +0100