Location and New Building
BIMSB scientists are currently embedded and integrated in the MDC’s research infrastructure at the Campus in Berlin-Buch. In 2018, they will move to the centre of Berlin, where the new BIMSB building is constructed on the central historical Campus of the Humboldt University. The inauguration of the new research site for BIMSB will make it the first institutional and infrastructural expansion of the MDC into the centre of Berlin, supporting even closer interactions with major academic and medical institutions in the city and region.
The design for the new building for BIMSB was recently selected through an architectural competition and will perfectly be integrated into the given setting at the Humboldt Campus Nord. It will house up to 25 research groups, approximately half experimental and half computational, and provide 5400 qm of laboratory and office space. The building will host high-tech-labs, state-of-art technology platforms, flexible workspaces and communication areas, that will further promote the innovative and interdisciplinary work.
The new BIMSB building will be located
in Hannoversche Str. 28 (Fig.: Levin Monsigny
We are excited to announce that after the construction site has been handed over to the MDC in November 2014, the construction process has started in February 2015. After clearance of the site, ground testing and construction of the passage to and from 'Hannoversche Straße', deep ground work and excavation took place in spring.