Theoria cum praxi: science for the benefit and good of humanity

The HKI is one of 89 facilities of the Leibniz Association and belongs to section C – life sciences. In the spirit of the name patron Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, the HKI follows his leitmotif Theoria cum praxi and carries out application-oriented basic research of new technologies, processes and procedures as well as scientific information exchange and training of junior academics. The HKI maintains close links with further two institutions in Jena – the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technologies and the Leibniz Institute for Age Research – Fritz Lipmann Institute.

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