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More support for SMEs in personnel development and securing skilled workers

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and members of the liberal professions are supported by the Saxon Ministry of Economic Affairs in order to successfully overcome the challenges of transformation.
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Diverse Saxon know-how once again present at Arab Health in Dubai

This year too, Saxony is presenting itself at the Arab Health in Dubai. Together with 18 exhibitors, Economic Development Sachsen GmbH (WFS) will be presenting the life sciences location and Saxon know-how there from January 29th to February 1st. At the international trade fair, the industry as a whole shows its wide range of products from the areas of medical technology, physiotherapy, orthopedic technology as well as supplies and consumables.
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EuProNet start-up financing – new round of tenders open in 2024

The Saxon State Ministry for Science, Culture and Tourism (SMWK) and its European and international funding partners of the new funding partnership in the field of personalized medicine (EP PerMed) have published the Call 2024.
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New start-ups in Germany: Bavaria is ahead of Berlin, medicine is the second strongest start-up sector, regions beyond the hotspots are catching up

Together with the Startup Association, startupdetector published the report “Next Generation – New Startups in Germany” and thereby presented the 2023 trends for the startup landscape in Germany.
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c-LEcta: Most successful year for NuCLEANase

c-LEcta increases sales and global customer base of its new enzyme technology and initiates regulatory submissions.
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Biotech industry: Financing stable – trend reversal is becoming apparent

Despite the tense global financing situation, the German biotechnology industry managed to raise slightly more capital in 2023, at around 1,08 billion euros, than in the previous year (920 million euros).
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Professional and scientific expertise in demand: Doctors at Leipzig University Hospital played a key role in the new version of the emergency doctor indication catalog

Updated basis for action for dispatchers in rescue control centers: Prof. André Gries and Prof. Christian Kleber are part of a national working group of the German Medical Association / Thousands of Saxon emergency service operations have been evaluated
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Leipzig University Hospital: High-resolution images with greatly reduced radiation doses

The “Interdisciplinary Central Endoscopy” at Leipzig University Hospital (UKL) put a new, state-of-the-art X-ray machine into operation at the end of the year. It provides high-resolution images despite low radiation doses for ERCP examinations, i.e. endoscopic procedures for X-ray-assisted examination and treatment of the bile ducts. The dose of radiation to which patients are exposed has even been halved compared to the previous model.
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