Video of the mobile epiLab in use in the SaarCoScreen project (duration 2:48 min)#

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The mobile epidemiological laboratory (epilab) of the Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering IBMT in current use in Saarland.

Fraunhofer expertise in action against SARS-CoV-2#

The mobile Fraunhofer IBMT epidemiological laboratory (epiLab) in use for nationwide early detection and prevention of SARS-CoV-2 infections

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Fraunhofer IBMT Partner in EIT Health#

Fraunhofer is member in the EIT Health KIC since 2015, and belongs to the German Co-Location Center where it holds a core membership. The Fraunhofer consortium is currently formed by 13 Fraunhofer Institutes and the Fraunhofer Academy with their individual competences in many different research areas for better health systems, health diagnostics and treatments in Europe and worldwide.

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Beleuchtete Außenfassade am Hauptsitz Sulzbach in der Dämmerung.

Biomedical goes Technology#

Innovative technologies for biomedical engineering

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Stammzellprozesstechnik.

Focus on Stem Cells#

Fraunhofer Project Center for Stem Cell Process Engineering

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Committed to Highest Quality#

Certified and accredited laboratories of Main Department Medical Biotechnology

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Developments for automated cryo-storage.

Automated Biobanking #

Technology platform for modern, automated therapeutically and diagnostically-oriented biobanks in industry and research

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Ultrasound at its best#

Modular ultrasound platform and technologies for medicine, biotechnology, non-destructive testing and sonar applications

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Silikonelektrodenstruktur für kardiale Anwendungen.

Minute, active and compatible#

Implantable assistance & monitoring systems, neuroprosthetics, miniaturized systems for cellular biotechnology, biomedical engineering

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Smartphone-App im Projekt iManageCancer.

Personalized medicine - safe at home #

Home care, telemedicine platforms, personal health systems, intelligent assistants, communication components for telemedical health care

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Mobiles epidemiologisches Laborfahrzeug.

Diagnostic laboratories on the road#

"laboratory of the future", innovative laboratory technologies, sustainable and comprehensive platforms for vertical integration in laboratory technology, mobile epidemiologic laboratories

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23.3.2020

SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 Pandemic: Important Information on Cooperation

Fraunhofer IBMT Partner in EIT Health

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The Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering IBMT acts as a device and technology developer when it comes to the solution of individual research and development projects and tasks from the areas of biomedical/medical engineering, medical (molecular and cellular) biotechnology, biohybrid technology, bioprocessing & bioanalytics, cryo(bio)technology and nano(bio)technology, ultrasound technology, biomedical microsystems, neuroprosthetics and implants, health information systems, theranostics, (mobile) laboratory technology as well as laboratory automation including in-line/on-line process control. For more than 10 years, Fraunhofer IBMT has been working in the field of stem cell research and hosting extensive cell line stocks in industrial and clinically structured biobanks for low temperature storage of valuable samples (fluids, cells, tissue fragments).

360° tour - A virtual tour through laboratories and premises of the Fraunhofer IBMT at Sulzbach#

Core Competences#

Research and Development

Fraunhofer Project Center for Stem Cell Process Engineering

Medical Biotechnology

Ultrasound

Biomedical Engineering

Business Areas#

Laboratory Technology

Theranostics

Medical Engineering

Current Topics#

4.5.2021

Intelligent, cooperative support for diagnosis and therapy in ophthalmology

Fraunhofer IBMT coordinates recently started BMBF joint project Ophthalmo-AI 

14.4.2021

Fraunhofer IBMT collaborates in EC project Waste2Fresh for water saving solution for textile industry

Smart innovative system for recycling wastewater and creating closed loops in textile manufacturing industrial processes

3.3.2021

EXTEND - Overcoming neuromuscular deficits through innovative interface technologies

Fraunhofer IBMT expertise in the EU joint project EXTEND

12.10.2020

Strengthening the innovative power of the German medical technology industry

Advanced Systems Engineering aims to reduce production costs for SMEs and increase design flexibility: Exemplary testing on application cases from the fields of in-vitro diagnostics, medical devices and implants

 

 

Review#

7.9.2020

Electrostimulation instead of medication

Magnetoceuticals - Novel, patient-friendly approach to electromagnetic stimulation of nervous tissue

 

1.9.2020

SABYDOMA - Increasing safety of nanomaterials through accurate design

The EU project »SABYDOMA – SAfety BY Design Of nanoMAterials« develops new »Safety-by-Design« protocols and implements them in industrial processes.

20.8.2020

NExT – Earlier diagnosis of endocrine pancreatic tumors

 

ERA-NET project on translational research on cancer

5.8.2020

Human cell-based test systems for toxicity studies

R2U-Tox-Assay - Ready-to-use Toxicity Screening Assay based on iPS-Technologies

 

28.7.2020

European scientists in the fight against cancer

VISION - Strategies to strengthen scientific excellence and innovation in the early diagnosis of stomach and colon cancer

 

22.7.2020

Nanoscale cellulose: An alternative to plastics?

NanoCELL - Nanocellulose as great hope for environmentally friendly packaging

 

 

13.7.2020

VISION - A microfluidic chip system as an alternative to animal experiments

Since mid-2019, the Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering IBMT has been developing an analysis platform as an alternative to animal experiments in drug development.as partner in the BMBF-funded project "VISION", coordinated by Saarland University.

 

 

18.6.2020

Mobile units and safety laboratories in the context of time-critical pandemic events

Strategies and concepts for productivity assurance through rapid on-site testing

 

 

18.6.2020

Miniaturized ultrasound systems in medical technology

Intelligent ultrasonic sensors for postoperative bladder monitoring

 

 

25.5.2020

Innovation driver digitization - "Smart Health“

I-call - When microimplants communicate with each other


 

 

19.5.2020

Video on the mobile epiLab of the Fraunhofer IBMT in use in the SaarCoScreen project

The mobile Fraunhofer IBMT epidemiological laboratory (epiLab) in use for nationwide early detection and prevention of SARS-CoV-2 infections


 

 

24.4.2020

Fraunhofer expertise in action against SARS-CoV-2

The mobile Fraunhofer IBMT epidemiological laboratory (epiLab) in use for nationwide early detection and prevention of SARS-CoV-2 infections


 

 

Headquarters Sulzbach (Saarland)

Site St. Ingbert (Saarland)

Project Center Stem Cell Process Engineering Würzburg (Bavaria)

Branch Münster/Wolbeck (North Rhine-Westphalia)

Liaison Office Berlin (Berlin)