On January 1, 2015, the Managing Head of the Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering was transferred to Prof. Dr. Heiko Zimmermann. The institute was headed in a dual management until the retirement of Prof. Dr. Günter Fuhr on March 31, 2017. In November 2012, Prof. Dr. Heiko Zimmermann was appointed by the executive board of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft as the second head of institute to take over the direction of the Fraunhofer IBMT after the retirement of the former Head of Institute, Prof. Dr. Günter Rolf Fuhr. Professor Zimmermann studied physics in Würzburg and Berlin, received his doctorate in the field of biophysics, completed a Junior Professorship at the University of Saarland and was appointed in 2008 to a W3 professorship at the University of Saarland. Through its Chair of Molecular and Cellular Biotechnology/Nanotechnology, IBMT is connected with the Faculty of Chemistry, Pharmacy, Biosciences and Materials Sciences of Saarland University.
Prof. Dr. Heiko Zimmermann
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