Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine

Battling infection and resistance

Fraunhofer launches a pioneering collaboration: the German-Australian iCAIR project

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Life science campus with a focus on translation

Formal opening of “Science Campus Braunschweig-Süd”

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High-Performance Center for Translational Biomedical Engineering

From basic research to clinical testing of medical devices.

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Pollen allergy

More and more people are affected by allergic rhinitis. The Fraunhofer Challenge Chambers are 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

We offer new approaches for in-vitro testing of inhalable substances.

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Personalized tumor therapy

New mechanisms of early metastatic spread in breast cancer have been discovered.

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Fraunhofer ITEM

The Fraunhofer-Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine ITEM is one of 69 institutions of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Europe's leading organization for applied research. Fraunhofer ITEM aims to protect man from health hazards in our industrialized world and to contribute to the development of novel therapeutic approaches, with a focus on airway research.
With a staff of approximately 300 at its locations in Hannover, Braunschweig and Regensburg, the institute cooperates with industry, service providers, and public authorities in projects that drive economic development and serve the wider benefit of society.

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Our services and expertise

 

Drug Development

From drug candidate to proof of concept

 

Chemical Safety and Assessment

From risk analysis towards safe products

 

Translational Biomedical Engineering

From idea to safe medical device

 

Personalized Tumor Therapy

From molecular analysis to personalized therapy

News

News / 9.11.2017

Bacteriophages join the fight against infection

Research alliance launched, aimed at establishing bacteriophages as an approved drug.

News / 20.10.2017

Hannover Science Initiative

Successful network of universities, science and the state capital for 10 years.

News / 12.10.2017

Battling infection and resistance

Fraunhofer launches a pioneering collaboration: the German-Australian iCAIR project

News / 6.10.2017

Life science campus with a focus on translation

On October 6, 2017, the “Science Campus Braunschweig-Süd” was formally opened.

 

Fraunhofer ITEM

Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine ITEM

Nikolai-Fuchs-Strasse 1
30625 Hannover

Phone +49 511 5350-0

Events

9.11.2017

SAVE THE DATE!

The 17th Fraunhofer Seminar "Models of Lung Disease" was held in the Clinical Research Center Hannover (Hannover, Germany) on January 18 and 19, 2018, organized by Fraunhofer ITEM in cooperation with the German Center for Lung Research (DZL).

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1.11.2017

Workshop “Environmental Risk Assessment of Veterinary Medicinal Products – Update, Recent Developments and Implications”

In cooperation with the German Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL), the Fraunhofer ITEM Department of Chemical Risk Assessment is offering a one-day workshop on environmental risk assessment of veterinary drugs.

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1.11.2017

ATS 2016

This year's annual conference of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) will be held from May 13-18 in San Francisco (USA). The American Thoracic Society improves global health by advancing research, patient care, and public health in pulmonary disease, critical illness, and sleep disorders.

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1.11.2017

2nd Joint Symposium on Nanotechnology

The 2nd Joint Symposium on Nanotechnology, organized by the Fraunhofer Nanotechnology Alliance together with the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment BfR, will be held in Hannover (Germany) on April 6 and 7, 2017.

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