New Topic Cluster: Viruses

A new Topic Cluster ‘Viruses’ is online now.

A new Topic Cluster in our mediatheque contains information worth knowing about viruses, virology and the fight against infectious diseases. The Topic Cluster features Lindau lectures by James Watson, Michael Bishop, Peter Doherty, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and other Nobel Laureates. Explore the Topic Cluster here.

Open Application for #LINOEcon Started

Young economists can now apply for the 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences. Photo/Credit: Patrick Kunkel/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

The application process for the 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences (25–29 August 2020) started today. Young economists from around the globe will have the opportunity to meet laureates of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for in-depth exchange of knowledge and ideas. Open Application is now possible until 14 October 2019. The call for nominations will be sent out to our academic partners worldwide 2 October 2019. Find out more about the application and selection process here.

Queen Silvia Visits Lindau

Queen Silvia of Sweden visited the Lennart-Bernadotte-Haus in Lindau. Photo/Credit: Christian Flemming/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

On Wednesday, 4 September 2019, Queen Silvia of Sweden visited the Lennart-Bernadotte-House in Lindau and registered in the guestbook of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. The visit took place on the sidelines of the 25th anniversary celebrations of the Mentor Stiftung. The foundation, which was founded by Queen Silvia, implements workshops and coaching projects for the promotion of young people and is supported by the Lindau Meetings. This year’s donations from the Grill & Chill event that took place during the 69th Lindau Meeting go to projects of the Mentor Stiftung in Lindau.

Call for Nominations for the 70th Lindau Meeting

The call for nominations for #LINO20 has been sent out.

Today, we sent out the call for nominations for the interdisciplinary 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (28 June–3 July 2020) to our global network of academic partners. Young scientists of all natural science disciplines who wish to be nominated for the meeting should now contact the respective partner institution. Nominations must be submitted by 15 October 2019. Find the application link here.

Ferdinand K. Piëch 1937–2019

Ferdinand K. Piëch (1937-2019), Photo/Credit: Christian Flemming/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

The Council and Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings deeply mourns the loss of Ferdinand K. Piëch, former Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG. Piëch was member of the Honorary Senate of the Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings and supported the cause of the Lindau Meetings as an advisor and distinguished ambassador.

The Council and Foundation extend their deep sympathies to Ferdinand K. Piëch’s wife Ursula and the whole family.

Congratulation Robert Solow!

Laureate Robert M. Solow and young scientists at the 3rd Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in 2008. Photo/Credit: Christian Flemming/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

On Friday, 23 August 2019, Laureate in Economic Sciences Robert M. Solow celebrates a special birthday: he turns 95 years old. The Lindau Meetings congratulate the laureate on this special occasion. Solow was awarded the 1987 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel “for his contributions to the theory of economic growth”. Since their beginnings, Solow supported the Lindau Meetings on Economic Sciences and visited Lindau twice. Find more information about Solow and his groundbreaking discoveries in our mediatheque.

Lindau Declaration 2020

The Lindau Declaration 2020 was first sugested by Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn at the 68th Lindau Meeting 2018. Photo/Credit: Julia Nimke/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

The Lindau Declaration 2020, first suggested by Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn during the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2018, is now open for debate, changes and amendments. The appeal aims to get wide-spread support for a new approach to global, sustainable, cooperative open science. It will be officially signed by Nobel Laureates and published during the interdisciplinary Lindau Meeting 2020. Join the discussion here.

69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting Ended

The 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting ended. Photo/Credit: Julia Nimke/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

On Friday 5th July, the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting ended. It has been a great week with inspiring discussions between Nobel Laureates, young scientists and guests. Check our Flickr account to get an impression of the whole meeting week. Lectures and discussions can be watched in our mediatheque