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Nov 24, 2008

PerkinElmer to Support EMBL Advanced Training Centre

  • PerkinElmer signed on as a corporate partner of European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in support of the organizations’ Advanced Training Centre in Heidelberg, Germany.

    PerkinElmer will sponsor and have access to the Advanced Training Centre’s center of excellence for molecular biology training in Europe, including scientific training programs, facilities, conferences, and events. PerkinElmer will also provide advice regarding future conferences and programs at the Centre.

    “This partnership is a significant milestone in our shared vision to create a central platform for training and exchange in molecular biology in Europe,” said Professor Iain Mattaj, EMBL director general. “We look forward to inaugurating the state-of-the-art Centre when it is completed in 2009.”

    The recently established EMBL Corporate Partnership Program is designed to create and enhance long-term, effective relationships between EMBL and top-tier corporate partners.


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