About us

Applied Science Dedicated to Life

Six Fraunhofer institutes and a Fraunhofer research institution have focused their research on the life sciences.

In the Fraunhofer Group for Life Sciences they have pooled their competencies in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, medicine, pharmacology, ecology, and nutritional science.

With a staff of over 1700, the Fraunhofer Group for Life Sciences is an important R&D partner for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors as well as for the chemicals industry, medical technology companies, and food industry.

What characterizes the research performed in the Fraunhofer Group for Life Sciences is its closeness to industrial application, always with a view to economic efficiency and sustainability.

Our business units include translational medicine research and biomedical technology, regenerative medicine, healthy foodstuffs, industrial biotechnology, and research aimed at the safety of processes, chemicals, and pesticides.

Products and services

Preventive and regenerative approaches, individual and general considerations, all aspects are subsumed under the motto “research for human health and the environment”, under which the Fraunhofer Group for Life Sciences offers its research services.

Our Services

Contract research, Contract manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals, biosimilars, and cell therapeutics; Preclinical models for various indications, e.g. airway and lungs, nervous system, inflammation, tumor; Drug development - from target screening and validation to clinical studies Phase I and II; Innovative technologies for biomedical engineering; Identification and validation of biomarkers; Industrial biotechnology: process development, fermentation, scale-up, and downstream processing; Food safety, packaging, product quality, and product performance; Development of food ingredients with nutri-physiological benefits and customized technological properties.

Fraunhofer Group for Life Sciences
Nikolai-Fuchs-Str. 1
30625 Hannover

Phone: +49 511 5350449
Fax: +49 511 5350155
Internet: www.lifesciences.fraunhofer.de
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Contact person

Andrea Wetzel
Ass. Head of Central Office
Phone: +49 160 92660124
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