The City of Heidelberg applied for the WTA Membership
Dr. Klaus Plate, the CEO & managing director of the Heidelberg Technology Park, visited WTA Secretariat and applied for the WTA membership of the city on April 26, 2006.
Heidelberg will become a member of WTA after the admission of the 15th WTA Executive Board Meeting to be held on 26 July 2006 in Brisbane, Australia.
The Heidelberg is a scenic city in Baden-Württemberg, Genrmany, halfway between Stuttgart and Frankfurt. Asof 2005, 140,000 people live within the city’s 109 km² area.
The city is a vibrant mixture of tradition and modernity. In the past it has been a centre for both science and the arts and today this tradition is carried on with many research centres located in or around the city.
Heidelberg is home to one of Europe＇ s oldest educational institutes, the Ruprecht Karls University, more commonly known as the University of Heidelberg. And the Heidelberg Technology Park is very well-known for its up-to-date Bio-technologies.