Meetings and Conferences

Meetings and conferences at the institute

Women's careers and networks 2016

The conference takes place on 25-26 February 2016 at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry. Find more information on the website

International Discussion Meeting – Förster Resonance Energy Transfer in Life Sciences II

The meeting takes place from April 3-6, 2016 at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen. Deadline for posters abstracts is March 1, 2016.

In this meeting we want to revisit the ever growing impact of FRET in the life sciences. The areas covered in the meeting will be Single-molecule FRET, FRET Biophysics and Spectroscopy, and FRET Imaging in the life sciences in 8 oral sessions and 2 poster sessions. To encourage and facilitate interaction and discussions the meeting will be limited to 160 participants and half the speakers will be selected from the submitted abstracts and all participants are encouraged to bring posters for discussion throughout the meeting. The meeting is supported by the Max-Planck Gesellschaft, the Gesellschaft für Biochemie and Molekularbiologie, and the International Max Planck Research Schools for Physics of Biological and Complex Systems.

Please find further informationen and the registration form following the link at

Meetings and Conferences in Cooperation with other institutes and institutions 

20 to 22 January 2016

10th Biotech NetWorkshop at Ringberg Castle

Once a year, Max Planck Innovation organizes the Biotech NetWorkshop which next time is taking place from 20 to 22 January 2016 at Schloss Ringberg (Ringberg Castle) on the banks of lake Tegernsee. The event is organized by Max Planck Innovation in partnership with Ascenion GmbH. The workshop has been held on an annual basis since 2007 and is directed at scientists interested in founding a company as well as managers of life science start-ups that have already been spun off from either the Max Planck Society, Helmholtz Association, Leibniz Society or Hannover Medical School. 

Ringberg Castle
Ringberg Castle

Offering a diverse range of events, the programme and the very special atmosphere at Schloss Ringberg combine to offer the perfect scope for intensive knowledge sharing between new founders and experienced managers.

For further up to date information please visit the website

Contact persons: Astrid Giegold, Elke Heller

loading content