Opening of the ÖAW Life Sciences Center Vienna

May 24, 2006

Opening press conference

The Life Sciences Center Vienna of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) on the Campus Vienna Biocenter was opened on May 23rd with due ceremony. The building, which was built according to plans by Boris Podrecca, houses the two research institutes of IMBA (Institute of Molecular Biotechnology) and GMI (Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology), as well as the Vienna Open Lab.

The Vienna Biocenter in the third district of Vienna has established itself as the premier location for life sciences in Central Europe and is a world-leading international bio-medical research center.

 

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