Fraunhofer Group for Life Sciences

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From left to right: Prof. Dr. Frank Emmrich (IZI), Prof. Dr. Günter R. Fuhr (IBMT), Prof. Dr. Horst-Christian Langowski (IVV), Prof. Dr. Dr. Uwe Heinrich (ITEM), Prof. Dr. med. Norbert Krug (ITEM), Prof. Dr. Rainer Fischer (IME); Not pictured: Prof. Dr. Charli Kruse (EMB)

The Fraunhofer Group for Life Sciences generates innovative knowledge to seek scientific solutions. The Fraunhofer Institutes pool their expertise to offer a broad spectrum of services and promote cooperation. Expert solutions for your contract research are thus guaranteed.

What characterizes the research performed in the Fraunhofer Group for Life Sciences is its closeness to industrial application, aiming to develop solutions that meet clients’ actual requirements, always with a view to economic efficiency and sustainability. In addition, the institutes also undertake basic research to develop the basis for future applications in industry. The business units of the Fraunhofer Group for Life Sciences include translational medicine research and biomedical technology, regenerative medicine, healthy foodstuffs, industrial biotechnology, and research aimed at the safety of processes, chemicals, and pesticides.

The Group shows ways of preserving health and the environment in an industrialized world and develops new options for diagnosing and treating diseases in a setting of a more personalized healthcare and for protecting natural resources.