Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine

Fraunhofer Allergen challenge chambers

To the Fraunhofer ITEM allergen challenge chamber by bus, train, or plane

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Cell-based in-vitro methods

One-day workshop at Fraunhofer ITEM in Hannover on November 10, 2016

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Some people try to breathe – but can’t

Human lung samples for studying respiratory diseases

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P.R.I.T.® exposure system

New approaches for in-vitro testing of inhalable substances

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Antibiotic-resistant pathogens

Test methods for controlling resistant germs that cause lung infections

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Innovative approaches for inhaled aerosol therapies

Inhaled administration of pharmaceuticals

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Single cells – multiple possibilities

Diagnostics in personalized tumor therapy

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News / 29.6.2016

"Models of Lung Disease"

Please save the date, if you are interested in this Fraunhofer Seminar on January 19 and 20, 2017 in Hannover.

News / 27.6.2016

Fraunhofer Allergen challenge chambers

First international multicenter study on specific immunotherapy successfully completed.

News / 14.6.2016

Poster prize at this year's EAACI

The jury awarded a poster prize to the Fraunhofer ITEM scientist Elaine Cabral Serrão in the session "Effector Mechanisms".

News / 9.2.2016

Inhalation technology from Takeda

Fraunhofer ITEM takes over and continues development of inhalation technology assets from Takeda.

Our services and expertise


Drug Development

From drug candidate to proof of concept


Chemical Safety and Assessment

Towards safe products


Translational Medical Engineering

From idea to safe medical device


Project Group on Personalized Tumor Therapy

From molecular analysis to personalized therapy


Fraunhofer ITEM

Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine ITEM

Nikolai-Fuchs-Strasse 1
30625 Hannover

Phone +49 511 5350-0


29 Jun 2016 12:37:29 GMT

Fraunhofer Seminar "Models of lung disease"

The 16th Fraunhofer Seminar "Models of Lung Disease" will be held in Hannover, Germany, on January 19 and 20, 2017. Please save the date, if you are interested in attending this two-day event.

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28 Jun 2016 17:08:40 GMT


This one-day workshop at Fraunhofer ITEM in Hannover, Germany, will give a brief overview on a large range of scientific and practical topics related to this emerging field of in-vitro toxicology, including design of experimental setups, aerosol-related questions, state-of-the-art exposure methods, biological test systems, and regulatory aspects.

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22 Jun 2016 13:30:43 GMT

Workshop "Novel approaches to fight bacteria"

From July 10 to 14, the Fraunhofer ITEM will be participating in the workshop “Novel approaches to fight bacteria” jointly organized by the European research project consortia PneumoNP, ITN/IMI-Translocation, FORMAMP and NAREB. Fraunhofer ITEM will be represented by Sabine Wronski, who will give a plenary lecture about “Preclinical efficacy and safety testing of antimicrobial compounds.”

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22 Jun 2016 13:18:41 GMT

EAACI 2016

During the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Congress 2016 in Vienna (Austria) from June 11 to 15, Fraunhofer ITEM will present recent results of allergy and asthma research in three poster presentations. In addition, you are welcome to meet the Fraunhofer ITEM experts at the Fraunhofer ITEM booth in the exhibition.

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