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Open Innovation in Science - CONNECT

After the successful co-creation workshop in November 2019, the evaluation of the collected results was ended in February 2020. In this next phase, the prototypes will be implemented with the project partners (Copenhagen Business School (Marion Poetz), Med Uni Graz (Selma Mautner) Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Lung Vascular Research - Grazyna Kwapiszewska) and tested in by surveys in Augsut 2020. The practical implementation of the prototypes is to begin in September 2020.

Center for pulmonary hypertension as part of the European reference network for rare lung diseases

In cooperation with other clinical departments and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Lung Vascular Research, the Clinical Department for Lung Diseases of the University Hospital for Internal Medicine at the LKH University Hospital / Medical University Graz, under the direction of Prof. Horst Olschewski, was officially announced as a new affiliate partner in the European reference network for rare lung diseases (ERN-LUNG).

Participation in the reference network takes place as a center for pulmonary hypertension.

LBI LVR - SAB Meeting in Graz: 11th of November 2019

On 11 November, the seventh Scientific Advisory Board Meeting took place in the new complex of the Medical University of Graz (ZMF II). The SAB members Prof. Wolfgang Kuebler (Charité Berlin), Prof. Jose Lopez-Barneo (University of Sevilla), Prof. Steve Abman (University of Colorado) and Prof. Nicholas Morrell (University of Cambridge) visited the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for the annual review of the scientific progress.

We were glad to present our scientific process at this meeting and we want to thank our SAB members for the stimulating discussions.

SAB Retreat 2019 Hotel Retter Pöllauberg, Styria

Our annual retreat took place on September 12th - 13th, 2019 in the Hotel Retter – Pöllauberg in Styria. Our young colleagues presented their ongoing projects and discussed their findings. After each presentation, there was a lively discussion among the participants.

In the evening, these discussions were continued on a joint hike to the pilgrimage church on Pöllauberg.