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)