Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine

Annual Report 2016/17

The Fraunhofer ITEM Annual Report 2016/17 is now online, both as an e-paper and in PDF format for download.

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BIO International Convention 2017

From June 19 to 22, the BIO International Convention 2017, the world's largest biotechnology trade fair, will take place in San Diego, USA.

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New High-Performance Center

On April 25, the High-Performance Center Translational Biomedical Engineering was inaugurated.

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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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Workshop "Environmental Risk Assessment of VMP"

A one-day workshop on environmental risk assessment of veterinary medicinal products will be held in Hannover on November 9, 2017.

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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. Protecting man from health hazards in our industrialized world and contributing to the development of novel therapeutic approaches are the aims we pursue at Fraunhofer ITEM, 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 / 18.5.2017

In-vitro hepatotoxicity testing

Fraunhofer ITEM scientists have published a culturing method ensuring optimal functionality of PCLiS.

News / 2.5.2017

New publication

Blood eosinophils guide improved response to SB010 therapy.

News / 20.3.2017

New High-Performance Center inaugurated

High-Performance Center Translational Biomedical Engineering was inaugurated on April 25, 2017.

News / 20.4.2017

New publication

A paper by scientists of Fraunhofer ITEM has been published in the latest issue of the journal "Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology".

 

 

 

Fraunhofer ITEM

Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine ITEM

Nikolai-Fuchs-Strasse 1
30625 Hannover

Phone +49 511 5350-0

Events

31.5.2017

PCMG Annual Conference 2017

This year’s Annual Conference of the Pharmaceutical Contract Management Group (PCMG) will be held in Copenhagen (Denmark) from June 7 to 9, 2017. The focus of this year’s event will be on “Thinking global, acting local – meeting strategic ideals with real-world outsourcing practices.”

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23.5.2017

BIO International Convention 2017

From June 19 to 22, the BIO International Convention 2017, the world's largest biotechnology trade fair, will take place in San Diego, USA. Fraunhofer ITEM will present its biotechnology research and services within the joint Fraunhofer booth. Come and meet us there in the German Pavilion.

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16.5.2017

ATS 2017

This year's annual conference of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) will be held from May 19-24 in Washington, D.C. (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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10.5.2017

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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