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A Twinkling Christmas Market In Germany

The annual tradition continues in Marburg, Germany, where CSL Behring’s presence is expanding.

White lights twinkle in the dark at a Christmas market in Marburg, Germany
©Stadtmarketing Marburg e. V.

The Christmas markets in Marburg, Germany, are lighting up the night in this medieval university town now known as a hub for research and development. The markets are a longtime tradition in Europe and offer a chance for outdoor winter fun with vendors, food, mulled wine and rides for children.

Marburg, where CSL Behring already has a large manufacturing and R&D presence, also will be home to a new seven-story R&D facility to open in 2022. The company has deep roots in the region. The company’s namesake, scientist Emil von Behring, was a professor in Marburg and later won the first Nobel Prize for Medicine. More than 100 years later, CSL Behring develops medicines to treat patients who have rare and serious diseases.