MERCK SERONO ANNOUNCES COLLABORATION WITH BIOMED X (ENGLISH)
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Merck Serono Announces Collaboration with BioMed X Innovation Center in Heidelberg, Germany
• Lab for research projects at the interface between industry and academia, established in Heidelberg in collaboration with BioMed X GmbH • Constitution of a new class of innovation model to leverage external resources to contribute to Merck Serono’s research efforts • Top life science talents are selected to collaborate in teams in an open-innovation lab with guidance of experienced mentors from academia and Merck Serono
Darmstadt, Germany, April 3, 2013 – Merck Serono, a division of Merck, Darmstadt, Germany, announced today a collaboration to start innovation projects under the roof of an innovation center operated by BioMed X GmbH. This new research lab will establish a new way of fostering innovation. With the support of BioMed X, it will allow Merck Serono to run research projects with interdisciplinary project teams of young talented scientists, coached by a supervisor at Merck Serono and an experienced academic in an open-innovation lab facility in Heidelberg. The new innovation concept has been co-developed by Merck Serono and BioMed X. A contract has been signed between both parties.
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