Young Scientists Program  /  June 07, 2022  -  June 10, 2022, for more information, please see the program below.

Promotion of young talents along the 4Ds

The Fraunhofer Cluster of Excellence Immune-Mediated Diseases CIMD aims to facilitate and simplify education along the 4Ds (Drugs, Diagnostics, Data, Devices) by supporting young scientists. Cooperation between different disciplines is to be encouraged - a prerequisite for the implementation of 4Ds. In addition to various workshops along the 4Ds, the cluster is planning a summer school in Berlin, intended for doctoral students and young postdocs (max. 2 years after doctorate) in the field of immune-mediated diseases.

Content and aims:

Practice-oriented research and development activities of industrial partners, university and Fraunhofer researchers along the 4Ds. Networking of junior staff among each other and with partners from industry and research. Promotion of interdisciplinary cooperation within the subject area of immune-mediated diseases.


Please note: All participants are expected to make an active contribution from their own research project in form of a short pitch (short presentation with/at a poster). The presented project can be any project the participant is working on.


Application deadline:  April 7, 2022

Target group: PhD students and young postdocs from industry, universities and Fraunhofer