News from the STERN BioRegion

Here we inform you about news from companies and research institutes in the STERN BioRegion.

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04/11/2024 | Universität Hohenheim

Hybrid Intelligence: Pioneering Approach Can Reconcile Biodiversity & Agriculture

A research team at University of Hohenheim and Technical University of Munich has developed a new transdisciplinary approach to resolve the tradeoff between biodiversity ...
04/09/2024 | CeGaT GmbH

CeGaT has multiple reasons to celebrate

Tübingen, April 9, 2024 – CeGaT, a global provider of genetic diagnostics and sequencing services based in Tübingen, Germany, is celebrating several events: CeGaT turns 15 years old today. The inauguration of the extension triples the size of th...
04/04/2024 | CureVac AG

CureVac Announces Promising Phase 2 Interim Data from Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Development Program in Collaboration with GSK

TÜBINGEN, Germany / BOSTON, USA – April 4, 2024 CureVac N.V. (Nasdaq: CVAC) (“CureVac”), a global biopharmaceutical company developing a new class of transformative medic...
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CO2-negative construction thanks to new composite material

A new composite material is finding its way into the construction industry. Made from natural stone, carbon fibers and biochar, it is an alternative to reinforced concrete. It is characterized by a pa...
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Markus Milwich represents "Lightweight Design Agency for Baden-Württemberg"

Lightweight design is a key enabler for addressing the energy transition and sustainable economy. Following the liquidation of the state agency Leichtbau BW GmbH, a conso...
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Spinning sustainable and functional fiber materials

The German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF) have modernized and significantly expanded their melt spinning pilot plant with support from the State of Baden-Württemberg. The n...
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Jugend forscht 2024: Enthusiasm and commitment at the Northern Black Forest regional competition

At this year's Northern Black Forest regional competition of Jugend forscht, 102 pupils aged 9 to 18 presented their 57 exciting projects. As a jury member for biology an...
02/22/2024 | Ensinger GmbH

SBTi has approved net-zero science-based target by 2046

Ensinger, a family-owned leading supplier of compounds, profiles, stock shapes and parts made of high-performance plastics, announced that the Science Based Targets initiative [1] (SBTi) has approved ...
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Hohenstein becomes part of the AI hotspot IPAI

BÖNNIGHEIM (ivs) The testing service provider and research partner Hohenstein is joining the Innovation Park for Artificial Intelligence (IPAI) in Heilbronn. The topic of artificial intelligence is nothing new for the company: there are already ...
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University of Stuttgart successful with cluster draft proposals

The German Research Foundation (DFG) has announced the first pivotal decisions for the "Clusters of Excellence" funding line as part of the Excellence Strategy of the German federal and state governme...
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Pictorial review of Incisions - Insights 2024 in the online dialogue

This year's online event "Incisions - Insights" was once again an inspiring opportunity to delve into the fascinating world of individualised surgery together with experts and interested parties, part...
01/30/2024 | Mireca Medicines GmbH

Mireca awarded USD 989,000 from the Foundation Fighting Blindness

Mireca receives the Translational Research Acceleration Program (TRAP) Award of USD 989,000 from the renowned US-based Foundation Fighting Blindness.  The lead program of Mireca, a patent protected c...
01/25/2024 | Striatech GmbH

Phoenix-Micron, Inc. Announces Exclusive North American Distribution of Striatech Products

Bend, OR, USA, January 25, 2024  – Phoenix-Micron, Inc. (“Phoenix”), recognized globally for its leadership in in vivo ophthalmic imaging of small animals, is proud to un...
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Together for a sustainable future: travelling with politicians and business promoters to innovative companies in the Stuttgart Region

At the invitation of Dr Klaus Eichenberg, Managing Director of BioRegio STERN Management GmbH, Andreas Schwarz, Chairman of the Green Party parliamentary group in the sta...
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01/18/2024 | Smart Biomaterials Consortium (SBMC)

Smart Biomaterials Consortium (SBMC) Hosts Pioneering EHAB Event to Advance Regenerative Medicine and Biomaterials in Europe

Eindhoven January 18 – In a significant step towards fostering European collaboration in biomaterials and regenerative medicine, Smart Biomaterials Consortium (SBMC) host...

Immatics Announces Pricing of $175 Million Public Offering

Houston, Texas and Tuebingen, Germany, January 17, 2024 – Immatics N.V. (NASDAQ: IMTX, “Immatics”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company active in the discovery and development of T cell-redirec...
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Danish delegation visits the STERN BioRegion

On 16 January, an extremely interesting exchange took place between a delegation of nine Danish and seven companies and research institutions from the life sciences in the STERN BioRegion. The day began with a visit to CeGaT GmbH in Tübingen, fo...
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Carpets - flame retardant and yet recyclable

Textile-based carpets with flame retardants reduce the risk of fire. Such carpets are used in large quantities in commercial buildings. However, it is difficult to recycle these materials because the carpets consist of several interconnected lay...

How memories are formed in the brain – a new role for the internal compass

University of Tübingen neuroscientists discover new functions of head-direction cells suggesting they may contribute to episodic memory formation.

12/20/2023 | Ovesco Endoscopy AG

Combination therapy of EVT and OTSC® shortens the treatment duration of leaks

Combination therapy of EVT and OTSC shortens the treatment duration of leaks and enables faster recovery after complicated courses. A retrospective analysis of prospectiv...