Prof. Boccaccini at acatech “Akademietag 2019” in Hamburg
Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini attended the Akademietag 2019 of acatech (National Academy of Science and Engineering), held in Hamburg on 24th Nov. 2019. The meeting was devoted to “Biotechnology and its growing importance” and it was led by acatech’s president Prof. Dieter Spath. Prof. Boccaccini said: “this was my first event as member of acatech. It was a very interesting meeting with excellent speakers who presented the broad fields of biotechnology for health, materials, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology processes and new products, with emphasis on current status and future opportunities, and with the possibility to discuss in-depth the future biotechnology driven societal challenges from different view points and the perspective of different disciplines”. The national academy acatech is the voice of the technological sciences in Germany and abroad providing advice on strategic engineering and technology policy issues to policymakers and the public.
Prof. Boccaccini pictured with Prof. Albrecht Winnacker, emeritus professor of University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, also a member of acatech.