Competition for Ideas for New Research Centres

Two large-scale research centres will be established in Lusatia in Saxony and in the Central German mining district. Convinced that knowledge can create prospects for the region, the BMBF and the Free State of Saxony have launched a competition for the establishment of these centres.

About the planned centres

Press conference on the new large-scale research centres in Saxony

Professor Beate A. Schücking

Statement by the Rector of Leipzig University on the competition for ideas

Dr Hans-Gerhard Husung

Statement by the Chairman of the University Council at Leipzig University on the competition for ideas

Applications for the Large-Scale Research Centre

Leipzig University supports three initiatives whose visions aim to help shape structural change in the region and thus create added value and new perspectives for society and industry. Researchers from the University are also involved in another application.

SPIN FOR LIFE (S4L)

The vision: tailored preventive medicine in smartphone format. Whereas up to now the focus has been on standard therapy for all, Spin for Life wants to use the latest spin technology to create a treatment tailored to the patient.

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Participating Researchers at Leipzig University

Professor Tanja Gulder

Professor Tanja Gulder

Professor

Organische Chemie / Biomimetische Katalyse
Hauptgebäude Chemie
Johannisallee 29
04103 Leipzig

Professor Michael Stumvoll

Professor Michael Stumvoll

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine

Studienzentrum
Liebigstraße 27, Room Haus E
04103 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 97-15930
Telefax: +49 341 97-15939

Professor Nikolaus Weiskopf

Professor Nikolaus Weiskopf

Honorary Professor / Director of the Department of Neurophysics, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences

Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences
Linnéstraße 5
04103 Leipzig


Grafik des Forschungsprofilbereichs „Komplexe Materie“

CENTER FOR MEDICINE
INNOVATION

The Center for Medicine Innovation will develop integrated, digital value chains for personalised medicine and drive the transformation of the Central German lignite mining district into a high-tech region for health research.

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Participating Researchers at Leipzig University

Professor Jens Meiler

Professor Jens Meiler

Universitätsprofessor

Institut für Wirkstoffentwicklung
Brüderstr. 34, Room 114
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-11801
Fax: +49 341 97-11813

Professor Thomas Neumuth

Professor Thomas Neumuth

Deputy Institute Director

Innovation Center Computer Assisted Surgery (ICCAS)
Semmelweisstr. 14, Room 1352
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-12001
Fax: +49 341 97-22109

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Professor Ulrike Köhl

Institute Director

Institute of Clinical Immunology
Johannisallee 30
04103 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 97-25509

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Professor Erhard Rahm

Professor

Datenbanken
Augustusplatz 10, Room P 427
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-32221
Fax: +49 341 97-32209

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Professor Antje Körner

Department of Paediatrics
Liebigstraße 20a
04103 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 97-26501
Telefax: +49 341 97-26009

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Professor Uwe Platzbecker

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Medical Department I: Haematology and Cell Therapy
Johannisallee 32A
04103 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 97-13050
Telefax: +49 341 97-13059

Professor Ana Claudia Zenclussen

Professor Ana Claudia Zenclussen

Universitätsprofessorin

Leipziger Forschungszentrum für Zivilisationserkrankungen (LIFE)
Philipp-Rosenthal-Str. 27
04103 Leipzig


Emblematische Grafik für das Forschungsprofilfeld "Nachhaltige Systeme und Biodiversität"

CLAIRE

Led by Professor Georg Teutsch, Scientific Managing Director of the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), CLAIRE develops scientifically based system solutions for climate protection and climate adaptation that support regional transformation processes towards a carbon-neutral and climate-resilient society.

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Participating Researchers at Leipzig University

Professor Christian Wirth

Professor Christian Wirth

Professor

Spezielle Botanik und funktionelle Biodiversität
Institutsgebäude
Johannisallee 21
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-38591
Fax: +49 341 97-38549

Professor Johannes Quaas

Professor Johannes Quaas

Professor

Theoretische Meteorologie
Institutsgebäude
Vor dem Hospitaltore 1, Room 121r
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-32931
Fax: +49 341 97-31949

Professor Martin Friedrich Quaas

Professor Martin Friedrich Quaas

Professor

Bioökonomie
iDiv BioDivForschg Lpz
Puschstraße 4
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-33249

Professor Miguel Mahecha

Professor Miguel Mahecha

Professor

Modellierungsverfahren in der Fernerkundung
Martin-Luther-Ring 3-5, Room 330
04109 Leipzig


Further Application Involving Leipzig University

Symbolbild: Baum auf einer grünen Wiese

EARTH

EARTH aims to deliver solutions for change that protects the climate and environment. Engineers and natural scientists, but also social scientists and economists want to research areas of energy technology, and climate and environmental protection.

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Framework Conditions at Leipzig University

As a modern comprehensive university, we offer a unique variety of subjects, from the humanities and social sciences to the natural and life sciences. An innovative pioneer, we take research insights and transfer them to the most all areas of society.

This is Leipzig University

Modern University,
Long Tradition

Our university is among the oldest in Europe. Many world-renowned figures taught or studied here. As a cosmopolitan and modern comprehensive university, we strive to be one of the leading institutions of higher education in Germany.

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31,088

students

5379

staff

465

professors

150

degree programmes

Strategy and Development

Gebäudeansicht des Campus Augustusplatz mit Blick auf das Neue Augusteum und Paulinum der Universität Leipzig

The Leipzig Way

With interdisciplinary collaborative structures and a dynamic research profile, our academic focus is on complex, forward-looking and socially relevant issues of our time and on developing innovative solutions.

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Research From Within Our Midst, for Our Future

Abgebildet ist das iDiv Ecotron mit 24 EcoUnits. Die EcoUnits sind identische Einheiten, in denen Ökosysteme beherbergt und erforscht werden können.

Strategic Research Fields

We are concentrating our research strengths in three strategic research fields. In them, exciting initiatives get the space and support they need on their journey to becoming strong research alliances.

Ein weißes Blatt auf rotem Hintergrund.
Ein weißer Globus auf hellblauem Hintergrund.
Eine weiße Glühbirne auf schwarzem Hintergrund.
Der Forschungsfächer "Forschung und Transfer an der Universität Leipzig 2020" liegt aufgefächert auf einem Tisch, sodass die einzelnen Seiten zu sehen sind.

Research and Transfer

The e-paper has all our key research and transfer projects in the year 2020 at a glance – with in-depth information and the researchers’ contact details.

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Applying Knowledge

Applying knowledge demands a variety of tools and channels. Supporting start-up ideas, inventions and patents as well as partnering with industry are integral parts of knowledge transfer at Leipzig.

Why Leipzig?

In the heart of the Central German mining district, Leipzig is an outstanding centre of academia and research and, with its university, several other higher education institutions and numerous non-university research institutes, has an unusually high density of renowned scientific institutions.

Blick vom Cityhochhaus auf Leibniz-Forum, Neues Augusteum, Audimax, Paulinum, Hörsaalgebäude, Seminargebäude

Leipzig Science Network

The network deepens cooperation between higher education and non-university research institutions, strengthening Leipzig’s ability to innovate, attract funding and deliver quality research output, thus raising its and making it even more attractive.

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Our university cooperates with numerous higher education institutions and non-university research institutions in Leipzig and Central Germany. We work closely together in the areas of research, teaching and knowledge and technology transfer.