Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Bickermann
Leibniz Institute for Crystal Growth

Brain City Berlin

Brain City Berlin Ambassador: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Bickermann (Leibniz Institute for Crystal Growth)


Deputy Director of the Institute




How long have you lived in Berlin?

Since September 2011.


Why did you choose Berlin?

The unique experience of the individual research institutes, the academic diversity of the city and its great networking make for an excellent breeding ground for collaboration and joint research projects, right up to implementation with local companies and startups.


What excites you about Berlin?

The cultural diversity and openness, and the many neighborhoods and district centers with their unique character allow me to discover Berlin again and again.


What are your private interests and hobbies?

My family.


What is your personal message for Berlin as a center for science?

Berlin is the capital of scientific potential.