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Dr. Marijn Dekkers
Third Quarter of 2014

Bayer Operationally Strong – Strategic Focus on Life Science Businesses

Leverkusen. The Bayer Group continued its successful business development. "The strong upward trend in the Life Science businesses – HealthCare and CropScience – persisted in the third quarter. We saw robust sales growth for our recently launched pharmaceutical products and in our CropScience business in North and Latin America," Bayer Management Board Chairman Dr. Marijn Dekkers commented when the interim report was released on Thursday. Sales of MaterialScience also posted an encouraging increase, he said. » more
Modern herbicides like Esplanade help control weeds and brush on railroads.
In the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand

Bayer CropScience Acquires Certain DuPont Crop Protection Land Management Business Assets

Monheim/Wilmington. Bayer CropScience and DuPont announced today the signing of an agreement for Bayer to purchase certain DuPont Crop Protection Land Management assets in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand. Closing of the transaction is expected in the fourth quarter of 2014, subject to customary regulatory approvals. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. » more
Bayer is an attractive employer for researchers around the world. Pictured: the Bayer Cross in Caojing
Science Magazine’s International Rankings

Bayer Is Top Employer for Researchers

Leverkusen. Bayer is considered to be one of the top employers in the field of research: This is the finding of a ranking recently published by Science Magazine. For the fifth consecutive time, Bayer was ranked among the top 20 in the biotechnology and pharmaceuticals industry. The renowned ranking is seen as a key indicator of the world's most innovative research companies. » more
Sustainability
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Tthe University of Greifswald honored Bayer researcher Gerhard Domagk.
75 Years after Receiving the Nobel Prize

Ceremony for Gerhard Domagk – a Pioneer in the History of Medicine

Greifswald. 75 years ago, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for discovering sulfonamides: Bayer researcher Gerhard Domagk. With this medication, he significantly contributed to fighting tuberculosis. To recognize his achievements, the University of Greifswald, Germany, held a Gerhard Domagk celebration on the day of the 75th anniversary of the Nobel Prize – with support from the Bayer Foundation. » more
Dialogue
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The podium discussion (from left): Simone Bosch, Michael König, Antje Wessel and Jens Hartmann with moderator Ariane de Hoog.
How to Deal with Cultural Differences

"Different cultures can form very successful teams"

Leverkusen. Understanding cultural differences is crucial for the company's future success. That was the key message from a recent platform discussion in Bayer’s exhibition center BayKomm. To help prepare them for the discussion, the approximately 200 managers from Leverkusen and nearby sites who attended the meeting first watched an entertaining but also educational film about a fictitious international working group. » more
Bayer Companies
Partnership with ISTH

Bayer Supports World Thrombosis Day as Founding Global Partner

Berlin. As founding global partner, Bayer HealthCare joins the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) today to launch the annual World Thrombosis Day. Held for the first time, World Thrombosis Day is dedicated to focusing attention on the underlying condition responsible for the three leading causes of cardiovascular death – heart attack, stroke and venous thromboembolism (VTE, or venous blood clots).  » more
Innovation
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Click on the picture to watch a video about Stefan Hell’s work.
Revolution in Microscopy

Stefan Hell Wins 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry

Leverkusen. The physicist Stefan Hell, who has been awarded this year's Nobel Prize for Chemistry, revolutionized the field of microscopy. Thanks to his invention, scientists can now observe the nanostructures in living cells in high resolution. Discover more about his work in a video portrait of the scientist. » more
Bayer Group
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Prof. Otmar D. Wiestler
Dr. Klaus Kleinfeld Concentrating on Other Offices

Prof. Otmar D. Wiestler Appointed to Supervisory Board of Bayer AG

Leverkusen. The Local Court of Cologne has appointed Professor Otmar D. Wiestler (57) to the Supervisory Board of Bayer AG. He replaces Dr. Klaus Kleinfeld (56), who left the Supervisory Board at his own request effective September 30, 2014, in order to concentrate on his other offices and honorary posts, some of which are in the United States. » more
Around the world
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The "Computational Biology @ Bayer" workshop in Boston
Postdoc Workshop "Computational Biology @ Bayer"

Attracting Top New Talent for Computerized Research

Boston. As an innovation company, it is crucially important to Bayer's future success that it interacts with the next generation of outstanding young scientists, and wins the best of them for the company. 26 selected post-doctoral students from top universities around the world therefore recently met with Bayer experts in Boston for the "Computational Biology @ Bayer" workshop. » more
Human Resources
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"Enhancing life for the better? At Bayer you’re expected to": The new employer brand comprises the four key promises that Bayer stands for.
Passion to innovate | Power to change: The Key Promises

Together We Are Strong: Bayer Backs Teamwork

Leverkusen. Without the dedication and commitment of all its employees, Bayer never would have become the leading global innovation company it is today. True achievement only comes with a top-notch team. The second of the key promises of our employer brand "Passion to innovate | Power to change" highlights this: "At Bayer you can engage in open and inspiring work with people who share your passion to turn pioneering ideas into life-changing solutions." » more
Around the world
Free Health Checks
Kien Giang. Bayer Vietnam together with the People’s Committee of An Minh Bac commune, local authorities and Tu Thien Thien Tam Tan Binh Red Cross, HCMC organized free health checks and delivered medicines and gifts to 500 poor people in Kien Giang province. » more
Study by MERCO Consultancy
Bogotá. Great news for Bayer in Colombia: The company has finished first among the chemicals and pharmaceuticals industries in this year’s corporate reputation ranking study conducted by Spanish-based MERCO consultancy. » more
Bayer Magic Material School
KaoShiung. Did you know that an object which has been painted with a special Bayer material can heal itself from scratches? Children at an elementary school in Taiwan couldn’t wait to see this "magic" in action when they attended the Bayer Magic Material School Camp. » more
New Zealand Innovators Awards
Auckland. Bayer is firmly placed in the New Zealand innovation landscape following a hugely successful and record-breaking New Zealand Innovators Awards evening, recently held in Auckland. » more
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