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There is no free lunch – BFB event: “Dine with a Managing Director”

Have you ever asked yourself what life as a manager in industry is like? To give students answers to this question the BFB (Bonner Forum Biomedizin) set up the event “Dine with a managing director“ . There, eight students and young postdocs from life science had the chance to get first hand impressions on what life and a career in industry are like and ask … Continue reading There is no free lunch – BFB event: “Dine with a Managing Director” »

Career development: Have the right feeling

According to this year´s Nature Graduate Student Survey , most graduates worldwide plan to pursue an academic career. In Germany, almost sixty percent of the graduates are very certain that they want to stay in academia, while only ten percent answered that they will very likely leave the academic track. Within the Cluster Science Days evening program “Life after your PhD” we discussed the questions … Continue reading Career development: Have the right feeling »

How to bring innovative ideas to real world applications – Merck Serono Innovation Cup 2015

The pharmaceutical industry is known as a tough business. Pharmaceutical companies have to bring new candidate drugs through the long preclinical and clinical development phases – a process, which is both expensive and prone to failure at any of the different steps of testing or even after its final registration and clinical application. Altogether, the whole development phase takes about twelve years. In order to … Continue reading How to bring innovative ideas to real world applications – Merck Serono Innovation Cup 2015 »