Speeches by the former MPG-President, Peter Gruss

June 05, 2014
A look back at 12 years in office
Speech by outgoing President, Peter Gruss for the festivities in Munich
June 06, 2013
Speech by the President at the Plenary Assembly 2013
Research that crosses frontiers: The only natural resource we can leverage is the gold between our ears! This statement by a fellow scientist perfectly encapsulates how vitally significant innovations are for us.
September 22, 2011
“The Max Planck Society. Basic Research for all - Safeguarding the Future”
Speech by Professor Gruss on the occasion of the opening of the Indo-German Max Planck Center for Research on Lipids. NCBS, Bangalore September 22, 2011
May 08, 2013
Speech by the President: Opening of MPI Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law
Luxembourg, May 8, 2013
September 09, 2010
Future Dialogue - The Future of Energy Supply
The President's introductory statement at Future Dialogue in Beijing, where possibilities for tackling future challenges in energy supply and demand were discussed.
June 22, 2010
Speech Groundbreaking - Max Planck Florida Institute
Talking points for Groundbreaking Ceremony Tuesday, June 22, 2010 10:00 a.m. Welcome & Introductions Dr. Peter Gruss
June 09, 2011
Speech by the President at the Plenary Assembly 2011
We are witness to exciting times here in the Federal capital - times of forward-looking decisions. A principle expressed so simply and succinctly by the former Federal President Walter Scheel once again rings true:

"Nothing happens without risk, but without risk nothing happens".
January 11, 2011
Science must serve humanity
Welcoming address by the President at the ceremony in the Berlin Academy of Arts on the occasion of the founding anniversary of the Kaiser Wilhelm Society 100 years ago.
October 17, 2009
World Health Summit - "Personalized Medicine"
President's opening statement for the keynote lecture session World Health Summit, October 17th, 2009 "Personalized Medicine"
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