Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine

New High-Performance Center

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

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ATS International Conference 2017

From May 19 to 24, the annual conference of the American Thoracic Society will be held in Washington, D.C. (USA). Fraunhofer ITEM scientists will present posters on a variety of subjects.

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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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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".



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 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



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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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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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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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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