Photo gallery


May 21, 2014

New building inauguration of Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research

Presentation of a gift (meteorite) by Porf. Sami K. Solanki, Managing Director of the Institute, to the Preisdent of the Max Planck Society, Martin Stratmann.
May 21, 2014

New building inauguration of Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research

In the presence of guests from science, politics and business, the striking new building was inaugurates near the North Campus of the University of Göttingen. Thies picture shows President Martin Stratmann during his speech.
June 04, 2014

65th Annual Meeting of the Max Planck Society in Munich

Vaupel on Wednesday evening - an inspiring lecture in the ballroom of the Bayerischer Hof in Munich.
June 04, 2014

65th Annual Meeting of the Max Planck Society in Munich

Vaupel on Wednesday evening - an inspiring lecture in the ballroom of the Bayerischer Hof in Munich.
June 04, 2014

65th Annual Meeting of the Max Planck Society in Munich

Martin Stratmann talking with Mr and Mrs Lüst.
June 05, 2014

65th Annual Meeting of the Max Planck Society in Munich

June 05, 2014

65th Annual Meeting of the Max Planck Society in Munich

June 05, 2014

65th Annual Meeting of the Max Planck Society in Munich

Martin Stratmann, Ilse Aigner ( Deputy Prime Minister and department head for business and media, energy and technology), Peter Gruss and Horst Seehofer, Minister-President.
June 05, 2014

65th Annual Meeting of the Max Planck Society in Munich

Chancellery Minister Peter Altmaier during his speech.
June 05, 2014

65th Annual Meeting of the Max Planck Society in Munich

Prime Minister Horst Seehofer  during his speech.
June 05, 2014

65th Annual Meeting of the Max Planck Society in Munich

Inaugural speech of Martin Stratmann.
June 05, 2014

65th Annual Meeting of the Max Planck Society in Munich

Presidential change: Peter Gruss (left) will be succeeded by Martin Stratmann (right) as President of the Max Planck Society.
June 05, 2014

Martin Stratmann is the new president
of the MPG

August 24, 2014

Max Planck Institut für Kohlenforschung celebrates its 100th birthday

Institute Director Benjamin List (4th from left), right next to Prime Minister Hannelore Kraft and MPG President Martin Stratmann at the festive ceremony of the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung.
October 14, 2014

Panel discussion "Scientific curiosity
and the future of our research system"
in Bavarian Academy of Sciences, Munich

Peter Strohschneider, President of German Research Foundation, Manfred Prenzel, Chairman of the Scientific Council, Heike Schmoll, Moderation, Martin Stratmann, President of Max Planck Society, Sabine Doering-Manteuffel, Chairperson of the Bavarian Universities University Bavaria e.V.(from left).
November 21, 2014

Senate meeting of Max-Planck-Society

The senators met in Harnack-Haus in Berlin
February 10, 2015

Academia celebrates 50 years of German-Israeli relations

Max Planck President Martin Stratmann in his celebratory speech.
February 11, 2015

Academia celebrates 50 years of German-Israeli relations

Martin Stratmann talking with Daniel Zajfman, president of Weizmann Institute of Science,
February 11, 2015

Academia celebrates 50 years of German-Israeli relations

During the symposium at the Weizmann Institute of Science: Federal Research Minister Johanna Wanka (left) and Max Planck President Martin Stratmann (second from right.)
March 28, 2015

European Science Panel with the University of Cambridge in Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

from left: Martin Stratmann (President of Max Planck Society), Andrea Ferrari (Director of the Cambridge Graphen Centre), Clare Grey (Geoffrey Moorhouse Gibson Professor), Simon Goldhill (Director of Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities)
April 16, 2015

The Max Planck Society's new synthetic biology research network, MaxSynBio, officially kicked off with an opening ceremony in Berlin.

Max Planck President Martin Stratman with the coordinators Kai Sundmacher and Petra Schwille.
June 18, 2015

66th Annual Meeting of Max Planck Society in Berlin

At the Plenary Assembly Chemistry Nobel Laureate Stefan Hell met Federal Minister for Education and Research Johanna Wanka and Max Planck President Martin Stratman (from right to left).
July 07, 2015

Memorandum of Understanding

For closer cooperation between the Max Planck Society and the Florida Atlantic University in Munich, President John Kelly (left) and Martin Stratmann signed a memorandum.On the right: David Fitzpatrick, Director of Max Planck Institute for Neuroscience in Jupiter, Palm Beach.
October 29, 2015

Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI), Max Planck Society and Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Sign Innovative Agreeement

FAU and Max Planck have signed an innovative agreement to facilitate a research and education program that will recruit promising scientists to FAU´s John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter.
November 11, 2015

The Max Planck Society participates in MeerKAT telescope project in South Africa

Max Planck President Martin Stratmann and the MeerKAT project leader in South Africa, Bernie Fanaroff (3rd from left), at the signing of the Agreement. The ceremony was also attended by Science Minister Naledi Pandor and the ambassadors of both countries.
February 03, 2016

Angela Merkel switches on Wendelstein 7-X fusion device

Experimental operation of the fusion reactor type stellarator kicks off with festive ceremony:
v.l. Directors of the Max Planck Institute of Plasma Physics (IPP), Thomas Klinger and Sibylle Günter, Ottmar Wiestler, President of Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Martin Stratmann, President of Max Planck Society, Prime Minister Erwin Sellering and Stefan Müller, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Education and Research.
March 04, 2016

Max Planck Society offers internships to Radboud students

Max Planck President Martin Stratmann and Gerard Meijer, President of the Executive Board of Radbout University,
at the signing of the agreement.
April 14, 2016

AAAS Science and Technology Forum in Washington

Among the speakers were President of MPG, Martin Stratmann, and President of DFG, Peter Strohschneider.
September 10, 2016

Annual Meeting of the German Academic International Network (GAIN)

Martin Stratmann discusses career paths in German science in Washington, D.C. The panel was part of the program of the Annual Meeting of GAIN, which provides young German scientists and scholars with the opportunity to inform themselves on how to continue their careers when they return home. This time, the event was also attended by the Rectors and Presidents of German universities and research institutions.
October 09, 2016

First visit of a Max Planck President to Iran

Martin Stratmann is the first Max Planck President to visit Iran. He met with University Presdents and ministers from the field of science and research.
November 10, 2016

Visit at European Commission in Brussels

Meeting Martin Stratmann with Commissioner Carlos Moedas to talk about research policy.
March 06, 2017

Research and industry provide impetus for Europe - Publication of Declaration on the added value of Excellence in European research

At the invitation of the President of the Max Planck Society (MPG), Martin Stratmann,3.from left, and the President of the French Centre de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Alain Fuchs, 4. from left, 26 high-level representatives of European research organizations, universities and companies came together  for a round table conference on the topic of “The added value of excellence in European research”.
April 22, 2017

Global movement for science
People were taking to the streets on the March for Science in more than 600 towns around the world

Max Planck scientists also participated in the event – whether as members of the organization team, distributors of flyers among colleagues, coordinators, speakers, or participants. In Munich, Martin Stratmann, President of the Max Planck Society, held a short speech at the rally's closing.
June 22, 2017

68th Annual Meeting of Max Planck Society
in Thuringia

Festive setting: Martin Stratmann during the Plenary Assembly in the Erfurt Kaiser Hall
July 04, 2017

New deal to boost excellent research in Eastern Europe

Through the innovative format of the new Dioscuri Centres of Scientific Excellence, the Max-Planck-Society plans to promote the development and expansion of scientific excellence in Central and Eastern Europe. Max Planck President Martin Stratmann signed a cooperation agreement to that effect on July 4 with Zbigniew Blocki, director of the Polish government agency National Science Centre (NCN).
September 06, 2017

Concentrated excellence –
first Max Planck Schools selected

 

Max Planck President Martin Stratmann and Federal Minister Johanna Wanka at the press conference. The President of the German Rectors' Conference, Horst Hippler, joined the conference via video link.
October 10, 2017

New Max Planck-Harvard Research Center

Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena and the Initiative for the Science of the Human Past at Harvard University, are collaborating in a new Research Center devoted to the archaeological and scientific study of the ancient Mediterranean. Mark C. Elliott, Vice Provost for International Affairs at Harvard University (left) with Martin Stratmann.