• UKE: Patient, 23, gets world's tiniest electric pacemaker

    UKE: Heart and Vascular Center implants world's tiniest wireless pacemaker with atrial perception in 23-year-old girl
  • EUR 1.2 million for research into multiple sclerosis drug

    The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research is putting EUR 1.2 million towards a joint research project by the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) and the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology (IME). The project aims to characterize a targeted protein and...

  • EUR 45.5 million in funds for UKE's new research building

    The German government and those of the states approved Monday (June 29, 2020) EUR 45.4 million in funds to build the Hamburg Center for Translational Immunology (HCTI) at the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE). The agreement was reached during a meeting of the Joint Science Conference (Geme...

  • Weinmann Emergency expanding

    New headquarters planned in Hamburg-Altona's Gasstraße - corona driving demand
  • Enter your project for "Norddeutscher Wissenschaftspreis 2020"

    Applications are now being accepted for the North German Science Prize (Norddeutschen Wissenschaftspreis) endowed with EUR 250,000. The North German Conference of Science Ministers (NWK) honours "outstanding scientific projects" involving scientists from at least two northern German states and is...

  • Hydrogen as an energy carrier of the future

    North Germany is setting the course for hydrogen to become an energy carrier of the future after the states of Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Lower Saxony and Bremen agreed last autumn to establish it as a pillar of the energy transition. The strategy hinges on...

  • UKE sets up medical website for transgender people

    Transgender people in northern Germany can now consult the i2TransHealth telehealth website set up by the Interdisciplinary Transgender Care Center Hamburg (ITHCCH) at the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), a press release said Thursday (May 7, 2020). The site hopes to improve the health...

  • Rescue ships depart Bremerhaven for "Polarstern" stranded in Arctic

    The "Sonne" and "Maria S. Merian" were due to depart Bremerhaven Monday (May 18, 2020) to bring urgently-needed supplies to the "Polarstern" research vessel which has been stranded in the Arctic Ocean amid the corona crisis. Most regional ports and aircrafts remain shut making deliveries almost...

  • UKE examines COVID-19 infections in children

    The University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf (UKE) has launched the C19.CHILD Hamburg study to examine the severity and frequency of the coronavirus in children and youths, a press release said Wednesday (May 13, 2020). The results should enable more targeted treatment and preventive measures. The...

  • EUR 7.5 million for leading research in Hamburg

    Three of 35 research fellowships awarded by the European Research Council (ERC) to scientists in Germany will go to three projects in Hamburg, a press release said Wednesday (April 1, 2020). The ERC-Advanced Grants recognise outstanding scientific achievement and will provide the recipients with up...