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30 th of January 2015

JMU Würzburg - Topping-Out Ceremony with University and Political Celebrities

“Technical infrastructure is a prerequisite for progress"! (Prof. Dr. Alfred Forchel, University President of JMU Würzburg)

Left: University President Alfred Forchel, former state representative Walter Eykmann,

Group photo in front of the shell: Left: University President Alfred Forchel, former state representative Walter Eykmann, State Secretary Gerhard Eck, MdL George Rosenthal, Professor Frank Würthner, MdL Jörg Oliver, State Secretary Bernd Sibler, Mayor Adolf Bauer, MdL Kerstin Celina, Head of the Building Office Peter Mack (Foto: Eleonore Klaus)

The 8.75 million euro new contruction building is planned to be completed by May 2016 and will accommodate about 50 scientists and employees of Professor Frank Würthner. After only six months of construction work the University of Würzburg celebrated its topping-out ceremony for the new Nanosystems Chemistry building on campus Hubland South. "I am very pleased that we are ahead of schedule – it is unusual for projects of this size," said Professor Frank Würthner, head of the Center for Nanosystems Chemistry. Therefore, we thank the construction company "Otto Heil GmbH" for their excellent work.


Now we are very much looking forward to the completion of the building and to an exciting and fruitful future in respect to scientific progress.

 

Click  here to read the hole article of the Würzburg University Press (only in German available)