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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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Biomedical goes Technology

Innovative technologies for biomedical engineering

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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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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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Minute, active and compatible

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

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Personalized medicine - safe at home

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

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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

 

23.9.2020

Fraunhofer Solution Days - Meet you there!

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

 

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

 

Review

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


 

 

13.2.2020

Ultrasound serving cultural heritage in museums

From March 2020 onwards, the successful collaboration to preserve cultural heritage within the research alliance "Kulturerbe" (FALKE) will be continued in a second phase. The Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering IBMT will offer its researchers’ expertise in the subject area technical ultrasound.


 

 

NanoEDGE: Wearable electronics and printed electrodes for EEG and EMG recordings

Nano-based wearable electronics for mental disorder diagnosis and functional restoration: Production technologies and devices.
 

 

MEDICA 2019: Minimally invasive diagnostics with multimodal imaging

Improved biopsies with MRI-compatible ultrasound system. The MRI-compatible ultrasound system will be on display at the MEDICA trade fair in Düsseldorf from November 18 to 21, 2019 (Hall 10, Booth G05).
 

 

New approaches for a more precise radiation therapy of cancer

Ultrasound expertise of the Fraunhofer IBMT in the visionary EU-FET Open Project AMPHORA
(Acoustic markers for enhanced remote sensing of radiation doses).


 

 

New screening approach in the fight against viruses

In the ViroSens project, researchers from the Fraunhofer IBMT and EMFT are working together with industrial partners on a novel analytical method to make the potency testing of vaccines more efficient and cost-effective. The method combines electrochemical sensor technology and biotechnology and, for the first time, enables a completely automated analysis of the infection status of test cells.

 

 

 

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)