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Science Breakfast

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On the first Wednesday of every month (during the lecture term), BioTechMed-Graz organizes a Science Breakfast alternately at the University of Graz, Medical University of Graz, and Graz University of Technology.


Next Event:

The next BioTechMed-Graz Science Breakfast will take place after the summer break on October 5, 2022. We are looking forward to welcoming you at our events again in the next semester!


Past Events:


On June 1 Franz Stelzer, Prof. at the Institute for Chemistry and Technology of Materials at Graz University of Technology, held a lecture on "Bioplastics – The Rescuer in the Plastic Waste Disaster?". Franz Stelzer is currently working for the acib-GmbH as part of the EU project "Bioplastics Europe". His lecture covered bioplastics and their production, use and degradability. 

On May 4,  Paula Fyans, Author with 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry held a lecture on the topic: „How sharing parental and home responsibilities protects your career, your relationship and your happiness“. She spoke about the difficulties that come with managing both private and professional obligations at the same time, especially if the psychological burden that comes with that is not shared equally. (Digest - German only)

On 06.04. Iva Tolić, biophysicist, professor of biology, and senior research group leader at the Ruđer Bošković Institute in Zagreb, Croatia held a lecture on the topic "My experience with ERC Consolidator and ERC Synergy grants". Iva Tolić is Principal Investigator of an ERC Consolidator Grant and an ERC Synergy Grant. In her talk, she shared her personal experience of applying for an ERC Consolidator and an ERC Synergy Grant.

On March 2 at 8:30 am. Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Michael Freidl, MAspin-off and innovation manager at the University of Graz held a lecture on the topic "Opportunities to start your own company out of university". He spoke about the infrastructure and support formats in the environment of the universities of Graz for students and (non-) academic staff interested in starting a business. (Digest - German only)

Our first BioTechMed-Graz Science Breakfast in 2022 took place on February 2nd at 8:30 a.m. We were pleased to welcome two speakers on the topic "Covid-19: Vaccine Development and Compulsory Vaccination".  Jelena Isak and  Mag. Anja Krasser spoke about the different developments around the pandemic. (Digest - German only)

More information on the past BioTechMed-Graz Science Breakfasts:

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Cooperating partners

 Universität Graz  TU Graz  Med-Uni Graz 

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BioTechMed-Graz Coordination Office

Mozartgasse 12/II
8010 Graz

Mobile:+43 664 30 10 141

Margit List-Schleich

Phone:+43 (0)316 380 - 5020

Christina Prix

On maternity leave

Julia Rohrer

On maternity leave

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