On Dec. 2, 2010 IIMCB was visited by representatives of the Max Planck Society, Prof. Klaus Hahlbrock, a former Vice-president of MPS, member of IIMCB International Advisory Board, and Prof. Thomas Braun, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research in Bad Nauheim. Prof. Braun presented his Institute, emphasizing its status of an institution still being created and developed. Both visitors met with Directors of IIMCB, Prof. Kuznicki and Prof. Witt, and with all Lab Leaders; next they met individually with each of Lab Leaders. The visit was concluded with a highlight of possible platforms of future cooperation of both institutes.