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NRW Science Minister Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen (front right), TU University Dortmund Rector Prof. Manfred Bayer, Anke Richter (BLB Dortmund), Prof. Gabriele Sadowski from TU University Dortmund, Dortmund Mayor Thomas Westphal, Gabriele Willems (Managing Director BLB NRW) and architect Eckhard Gerber (from left) at the groundbreaking ceremony for the CALEDO building.

"Building boom" at the TU Dortmund

Laying of the foundation stone for CALEDO

On Monday 22 March 2021, a symbolic turn of the sod marked the beginning of the construction work for the research building "Center for Advanced Liquid-Phase Engineering Dortmund" (CALEDO) at the North Campus of TU Dortmund University. The event was attended, among by NRW Science Minister Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen, Dortmund's city Mayor Thomas Westphal, TU University Dortmund Rector Prof. Dr. Manfred Bayer, and RESOLV Principal Investigator and speaker of the new research centre Prof. Dr. Gabriele Sadowski. Together with ZEMOS, the first research building for Solvation Science at Ruhr University Bochum, CALEDO will be the second research building within RESOLV dedicated to Solvation Science.

 

CALEDO in numbers:

Space: 3600 m2

Workplace: ca. 100 scientists

Labs: S1, S2, Good manufacturing practice, Chemical Engineering

Costs: The Federal State and NRW state have invested ca. 72 € million (ca. 10 € million for large scientific equipment)

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Gabriele Sadowski (TU University Dortmund)

 

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