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Press Release 040/2019

Biology Meets Chemistry: Roofing Ceremony for New Research Building

Construction of New Building for Interdisciplinary Research Will Be Completed in 2020
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Interdisciplinary research on 5,800 square meters: new building on KIT Campus North. (Figure: Heinle, Wischer und Partner, Free Architects)

In 2020, the new building on Campus North of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will serve as another bridge between chemistry and biology. Twelve research groups will work on the nearly 5,800 square meters. In addition, the building is planned to accommodate facilities for zebrafish, automatic screening, and chemical synthesis. Construction of the building is planned to be completed in early 2020. Today, the roofing ceremony was celebrated.

 

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Being „The Research University in the Helmholtz Association“, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility and information. For this, about 9,300 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 25,100 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life.

swe, 14.03.2019

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