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The top story in the new edition of the Bayer magazine is about Lu from China, who suffers from hemophilia. Click on the picture to open the new edition.
New Edition of the Bayer magazine

Living with Hemophilia

Win an iPad and every week a World Cup soccer ball

Leverkusen. To coincide with World Hemophilia Day, the top story of the new edition of the Bayer magazine is about Lu from China, who suffers from the disorder. Also discover how a robot suit from Japan is helping a paraplegic in Germany to get back on his feet and how Bayer is making it possible for two young researchers to study abroad. The interactive Bigger Picture shows how sustainable soybean farming in Brazil works. And you can win an iPad or a World Cup soccer ball. » more
The 2014 "Science For A Better Life" Tour kicked off in Ankara. Click on the picture to watch highlights from the 2013 Anniversary Tour.
Exhibition in Ten Major Cities

"Science For A Better Life" Tours the World in 2014

Ankara. Hands-on science for all: Bayer is sending its interactive exhibition "Science For A Better Life" on a world tour. Following the successful Anniversary Tour in 2013, the exhibits will be on show in ten further cities from April, including São Paulo, Berlin, Pittsburgh, Madrid and Taipei. The first stop was Ankara, coinciding with Bayer's 60th anniversary in Turkey. Two videos offer insight into the tour. » more
David Kafambe from the DSW visits youngsters in Uganda in the "Youth Truck". Bayer HealthCare is collaborating with the DSW to raise awareness in developing countries about sexual health and family planning.
"Bayer People Care For Society"

Consultants Contribute Their Skills to Social Projects

Leverkusen. BBS Business Consulting and the Bayer Cares Foundation have launched a new initiative that takes a unique approach that covers the business plan right through to active on-site implementation. As part of a pilot project, three management consultants will commit their skills and up to three months of their time to a Bayer foundation community health project.  » more
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Bayer research scientist Professor Gerhard Domagk was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his discovery of sulfonamide.
Nobel Prize 75 Years Ago, Now the 50th Anniversary of his Death

Gerhard Domagk – One of the Great Bayer Research Scientists

Leverkusen. His discovery of the medicine Prontosil is a distant memory today, and Gerhard Domagk, a scientist employed by Bayer who won the Nobel Prize 75 years ago and died 50 years ago, was certainly not the type to hog the limelight in his profession. Yet the fruits of his lifetime's work – and indeed his life – are remarkable nonetheless. » more
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Award-winning young scientist Dr. Steven Spoel.
Bayer Early Excellence in Science Award - Biology

Bayer Foundation Supports Young Scientist Dr. Steven Spoel with EUR 10,000

Leverkusen. Dr. Steven Spoel has received the Bayer Early Excellence in Science Award 2013 for his research achievements in the field of systems biology. His research has made an outstanding contribution to the better understanding of how environmental signals can modify gene expression in living cells. Dr. Axel Trautwein (Head of Small Molecules Research, BCS) and Dr. Alexander Moscho (Senior Bayer Executive, Bayer UK/Ireland) presented him with the award at a special ceremony at the University of Edinburgh on March 12. » more
All the Stops in One Video
That Was the 2013 Airship World Tour
Bayer Airship Tour in Mexico
Soaring over World Heritage Site Xochimilco
"Science For A Better Life" Symposium
Focusing on the Future of Research
Video of the Bayer Airship Tour in Japan
Airship Floats in Front of World Heritage Mount Fuji
Bayer MaterialScience at K 2013
Making Dreams Come True, Creating Value
Bayer Airship Continues Its World Tour
In the Skies over Barcelona
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Greenpeace banner at the Corporate Center in Leverkusen
At the Corporate Headquarters

Greenpeace Campaign in Leverkusen

Leverkusen. On Wednesday, Greenpeace put up a banner at the corporate headquarters in Leverkusen that deals with the topics of bee health and plant protection. Among other things, the organization blames Bayer of ignoring science. The company firmly rejects these accusations. Instead, Bayer seeks the continuation of an objective, fact-based dialog, as it was initiated in the past year on the occasion of a Greenpeace visit at the Bayer BeeCare Center. » more
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Inauguration of the new pilot plant for textile coating
Global R&D Set-up

Bayer Redefines Development of Coated Textiles

Shanghai. Bayer MaterialScience has inaugurated its state-of-the-art textile coating pilot line in Shanghai, China. At its headquarters in Leverkusen, Germany, the company has also installed new lab facilities, among them a lab coater. Along with the dedicated lab space in Pittsburgh, USA, these new investments will allow Bayer to further strengthen its capabilities in the coated textile sector. » more
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Laurie Miller can quickly find out about the most important topics at Bayer via Connections.
Laurie Miller Is an Avid Connections User

Perfectly Connected, No Matter What

Leverkusen. Creating a network of experts and strengthening collaboration: That is the aim of Connections. Coinciding with the installation of the new version 4.5, the BNC is presenting eight colleagues who describe their experiences with the platform. The first is Laurie Miller, Head of Organization & Information Systems at Bayer MaterialScience and sponsor of the project. » more
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Prof. Wolfgang Plischke and Richard van der Merwe with the Bayer project team at the inauguration
Prof. Plischke Inaugurates "Bayer House"

New Head Office for Bayer in India

Thane. Bayer in India now has a new head office: Spread over 15,300 square meters, the new "Bayer House" brings together 800 employees from all subgroups under one roof. Professor Wolfgang Plischke, member of the Bayer Board of Management responsible for the Asia/Pacific region, officially inaugurated the new office in Thane. » more
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Dr. Javier Fernandez, Dr. Abigail Doyle und Dr. Steven Spoel (from left).
Bayer Early Excellence in Science Award

EUR 30,000 for International Research Scientists

Leverkusen. The winners of the Bayer Early Excellence in Science Award 2013 have been announced. The prizes, each worth EUR 10,000, have been awarded by an independent scientific committee of the Bayer Science & Education Foundation. The Bayer foundation presents for the fifth time the international Bayer Early Excellence in Science Award to excellent young scientists in the early stages of their academic careers.  » more
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Kids Discover the Natural Sciences
Bucharest. The first week-long Bayer Science Laboratory in Romania recently took place in Bucharest as part of the national "Scoala Altfel: Sa stii mai multe, sa fii mai bun" ("Alternative School: To know more, to be better") program. The laboratory involved over 700 pupils from grades I to IV over the course of the week. » more
Continuous Process Pilot Plant for the Production of CAS Raw Materials Launched
Leverkusen. In the Coatings, Adhesives, Specialties Business Unit, producing specific products can most simply be compared to cooking in a pot on the stove: You throw in the raw materials, give it a stir, pour out the final product and start again from the beginning. The advantage is that many different products can be produced in the same plant, but its productivity still has room for improvement, as demonstrated by the Isocyanate Technical Center in Leverkusen. Together with the INVITE technology company, CAS has launched operation of a pilot plant for the continuous production of a CAS product. » more
Two Green Thumbs Up!
Toronto. To coincide with recent Earth Day celebrations, Bayer Inc., together with Bayer CropScience (BCS), has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2014 by Mediacorp Canada Inc. This represents the sixth year in a row that Bayer has been presented this special designation, an annual award to employers that lead the nation in practicing environmental leadership and creating a culture of environmental awareness in their organization.  » more
Bayer Pakistan Celebrates 50 Years
Karachi. Bayer Pakistan celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Among events to mark this important milestone, the company recently arranged Thalassemia awareness sessions conducted by the Omair Sana Foundation for employees at its two offices in Karachi. Thalassemia is a genetic disorder transmitted from parents to their children. The condition is growing rapidly in Pakistan and for families struggling to make ends meet, it is impossible to bear the heavy cost of treatment every month. » more
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