Dr. Peter Gruss, president of Max Planck Society(MPS), is visiting Max Planck POSTECH/KOREA Research Initiative (MPK) and POSTECH on June 24(Monday), 2013. In relation with his visit, MPK and POSTECH has arranged a forum to discuss the importance issue on the success of basic science and applications of its results to economy. Dr. Peter Gruss will make a speech about the effort of MPS along with other speakers including the president of POSTECH. This forum was incorporated into the annual workshops of two centers of MPK. You are encouraged to attend this forum hearing the speeches and participating in the discussion.