Updated: 16 June 2020
There is no doubt that learnings from the COVID-19 crisis will help us shape our future. The importance of science has never been more relevant as we navigate towards a "new normal". The lockdown has surely impacted the work of our scientists, including a number of eye-opening and positive learnings. Whether it’s the increased collaboration within PMI and with new external partners, or the freedom of more time to create and innovate.
Our scientists share their experiences, both professional and personal, and predict what the "new normal" may look like for them. Here are their stories.
"…many conferences have been converted to an online form, which from my perspective is absolutely overdue."
Kacper Kaminski, Scientist, predicts how business travel will change in the future.
"The team and I tried to be more efficient and effective."
Diego Marescotti, Manager High Content Screening, discusses the changes his team made during the lockdown.
"Urgency creates purpose and meaning..."
Manuel Peitsch, Chief Scientific Officer, talks about initiatives launched during the lockdown and responding to community needs.
"The workload was slightly reduced offering more time to think, create, and innovate."
David Bovard, Scientist - Microphysical Systems, shares how the lockdown increased quality of work.