BioM, the network organization for the biotechnology sector in Munich and Bavaria, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The agency, promoted by the Bavarian Ministry of Economics, has been developing and expanding Bavaria as a biotechnology center since 1997. Since then, a total of 3.8 billion Euros have been invested in the area from private capital. BioM supports five to ten start-ups each year. In 1997, 64 biotechnology companies were located in Munich; today, there are 188.
by Stefanie Claudia Müller
The new political climate in which populist parties attract significant support across Europe, as demonstrated in the recent European elections, is having a dramatic effect within the UK. Old EU watchers are saying publicly that, for the first time since UK entry in 1973, they see a long slow slide taking place which also made Brexit posible. Present government strategy is going ahead with the complete independence on EU decisions and with reinforcing the British personality again. The “Britain first” – policy has an important impact on the access for UK’s higher education.
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The “ERA Chairs” are intended to help develop research excellence in low performing research and innovation Member States and regions*. Universities or other eligible research institutions with currently low levels of participation in the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, which have a demonstrated potential and concrete plan for research excellence, will be selected by the Commission to appoint outstanding research leaders: the “ERA Chairs holder” and his/her research team.