TU Berlin is to act as host university of the new Research Training Group (RTG2473/1) “Bioactive Peptides – Innovative Aspects of Synthesis and Biosynthesis”. The German Research Foundation (DFG) approved the funding of this new RTG on 9 November 2018. Spokesperson will be Prof. Roderich D. Süssmuth. The RTG will conduct research in the areas of molecular biology, biochemistry, biological chemistry and bioanalytics. The German Research Foundation will provide the RTG with funding of approximately EUR 4.5 million over a period of four and a half years from 1 April 2019 until 30 September 2023. Find out more details in the corresponding press release No. 228/2018 and the TU Intern Issue 12/2018.