Annual report 2021


1st Promotion Award 2020 (subsequently submitted 2021) of the Association of German Engineers (VDI), District Association Leipzig e.V. for Vitalis Weiß on the topic "Hardware and software realization of an Optical Projection Tomography (OPT) system"

Award of the Biberach University of Applied Sciences for an outstanding bachelor thesis in the field of pharmaceutical biotechnology, sponsored by the company Boehrunger Ingelheim, for Lukas Nöltner on the topic "Characterization of monoclonal antibodies against the HERV Fc1 envelope protein"

Award of the Leipzig University of Applied Sciences (HTWK) for one of the best final theses for Markus Bauer for his master thesis on "Design and validation of unsupervised learning methods based on prostate adenocarcinoma"

Fraunhofer Prize for “Human- and Environment-Centered Technology” 2021 for PD Dr. Sebastian Ulbert and Dr. Jasmin Fertey, together with Frank-Holm Rögner from Fraunhofer FEP and Martin Thoma from Fraunhofer IPA, for a more efficient, faster and environmentally friendly manufacturing process for vaccines

Poster prize of the Coburg University of Applied Sciences for Tim Thierer on the Symbod project

Poster Prize Fraunhofer ITEM for Valentina Eberlein on the topic "Evaluation of SARS-CoV-2 entry inhibitors by the ACE-2 transgenic mouse model"

Fraunhofer IZI PhD Day poster prize for Carolin Schimmelpfennig on "Prognostic relevance of gene fusions in prostate cancer" / for Mathias Schenk on "Development of antibody 5G4 against pathological α- synuclein for treatment of Parkinson's disease" / for Kristina Roth on "Ex vivo Modification of Hematopoietic Cell Transplants in GvHD Prevention" / for Renie Kitte on "Transient Expression of a CD123-directed Chimeric Antigen Receptor for Safe Immunotherapy of Acute Myeloid Leukemia"

PhD scholarship of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation for Clemens Martin for outstanding academic achievements