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Fraunhofer-Institut IGB

Innovations at interfaces

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Hall 20, Stand B02
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Company Data

Fraunhofer-Institut für
Grenzflächen- und
Bioverfahrenstechnik IGB

Nobelstr. 12
70569 Stuttgart
Germany
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Fax: +49 711 970 4200

Contact(s)

Mr. Dr. Jan Hansmann
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Fax: +49 931 31-81068
Mr. Thomas Schwarz
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Ms. Antje Hetebrüg
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Facts

Type of company
Research

Year founded
1953

No. of employees
251-500 (Status: 2016)

Company profile

The Fraunhofer IGB develops and optimizes processes and products for the business areas of health, chemistry and process industry as well as environment and energy. We combine the highest scientific quality with professional know-how in our fields of competence: Interfacial Engineering and Materials Science, Molecular Biotechnology, Physical Process Technology, Environmental Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, as well as Cell and Tissue Engineering; always with a view to economic efficiency and sustainability. Our strengths lie in offering complete solutions from laboratory to pilot plant scale. Customers also benefit from the cooperation between our five R&D departments in Stuttgart and the institute branches located in Leuna, Straubing and Würzburg. The constructive interplay of the various disciplines at our institute opens up new approaches in areas such as medical engineering, nanotechnology, industrial biotechnology, and environmental technology.

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Products

3D in vitro tissue models as test system

New drugs, cosmetics, materials and chemicals are required to be tested for quality, safety and efficacy. Using tissue engineering methods, Fraunhofer IGB develops three-dimensional in vitro test systems, which mimic the complex characteristics of human tissues. A focus is on models of the respiratory ...read more

Bioreactors and incubator systems

In order to provide physiological conditions for the in vitro culture of human tissue, the Translational Center "Regenerative Therapies" designs and manufactures customized bioreactors. These ensure that specific cell and tissue functions are maintained in vitro for extended periods of time. In addition, ...read more

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