Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine

The allergy season has started

More and more people are affected by allergic rhinitis. The Fraunhofer Allergen Challenge Chamber is available for testing of anti-allergic drugs.

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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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Innovative approaches for inhaled aerosol therapies

Inhaled administration of pharmaceuticals

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Personalized tumor therapy

New mechanisms of early metastatic spread in breast cancer discovered.

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News / 20.3.2017

Change in Management

Prof.Dr.Norbert Krug took over as Fraunhofer ITEM executive director on January 1, 2017

News / 16.3.2017

Alternatives to animal testing

Lower Saxony is founding the new research consortium »R2N« with 4.5 million euros

News / 9.3.2017

Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting 2017

From March 12 to 16, Fraunhofer ITEM will be participating in the SOT Annual Meeting 2017 and related exhibition ToxExpo.

News / 6.3.2017

DGPT annual conference 2017

The 83rd annual conference of the German Society of Pharmacology and Toxicology (DGPT) will be held in Heidelberg from March 6 to 9, 2017.

Our services and expertise


Drug Development

From drug candidate to proof of concept


Chemical Safety and Assessment

From risk analysis 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