New science and technology park in Gdansk
New science and technology park in GdanskThe Science and Technology Park named after Professor Hilary Koprowski was opened during the official ceremony on 4th of September, 2008 in Gdansk, Poland.
Hilary Koprowski was born in Poland in 1916. He is a prominent virologist and immunologist, a doctor of medicine and professor at the Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, the USA. He was the first scientist to develop the vaccine against polio, the virus responsible for the Heine-Medine disease. He was the director of Wistar Institute in Philadelphia for many years, and he currently is the director of the Institute for Biotechnology and Advanced Molecular Medicine and the center for neurovirology at the Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
Gdansk Science and Technology Park is located within the The Pomeranian Special Economic Zone – a separated area in the Pomeranian region that offers favorable conditions for business development. The new premises and infrastructures (ca. ca 27.000 sq. m) were launched in the centre of Gdansk on the plot of 3 ha, in the direct vicinity of main universities: Gdansk University of Technology, Medical University of Gdansk, and University of Gdansk. This is now the second science and technology park located in TriCity. The first one- the Pomeranian Science and Technology Park is located in Gdynia.
Gdansk Science and Technology Park
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