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HZDR: Partner at "Network Dresden - City of Science"

In 2006, the city of Dresden carried the title "City of Science", and founded the network Dresden - City of Science, which has been active ever since. One popular event supported by the network partners in Dresden is the Dresden Long Night of Sciences.


"Charter of Diversity"

HZDR is a member of the "Charter of Diversity", an initiative encouraging diversity in business companies and public institutions. It is supported by the German federal government, the chancellor of Germany being its patron.

Dresden gets new cancer research center

news article published on 25th August 2009

press release publicized by the Medical Faculty of TU Dresden (German language)

PET Scanner A new cancer research center will be erected on the premises of the university hospital in Dresden. This has been agreed on by the Technische Universität Dresden, the research center Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (FZD) and the university hospital in a cooperation contract. The Free State of Saxony provides 30 million euros for the new center, which will focus on research aimed at laser-based radiation therapy for cancer treatment.