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Russian-German scientific discussion "Life Sciences - a bridge between science and business"

February 21, 2018 in Moscow was a Russian-German scientific discussion on the cooperation of science and business in life sciences (Life Sciences) in Germany and Russia. The event was organized by the German Embassy in Moscow in cooperation with the German House of Science and Innovation (DWIH), the Helmholtz Association, and the Bayer and Merck companies.

About 200 participants attended the event, the aim of which was to present successful models of cooperation between science and business in Russia and Germany, and to give impetus to new partnership relations.

In the first part of the event, representatives of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Moscow, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Helmholtz and the Federal Research Center "Fundamental Foundations of Biotechnology" of the Russian Academy of Sciences made presentations on programs of scientific research in the field of life sciences.

The final section of the event was devoted to the opportunities and tools for supporting Russian-German cooperation in science and innovation. German and Russian scientific organizations and foundations presented their programs to support scientific and innovative projects and answered questions from participants.