Stem Cell & Cryo Technology



Stem Cell Technology

  • Research and development of novel cell culture and screening systems with focus on miniaturization, parallelization and automation
  • development of new concepts for automation of cell culture procedures in the area of stem cell research
  • integration of complete cell culture processes of automation technologies using robotics and microfluidics
    • automated toxicity testing
    • automated hiPSC differentiation
  • development of novel analysis methods for the investigation of three-dimensional cell constructs under miniaturized conditions
  • research and development in the area of cryobiology and biotechnology
    • development of novel sterile vitrification protocols
    • development of new vitrification substrates
    • development of chemical defined high performance cryo media
  • cell and tissue-specific optimization of cryopreservation processes
    • vitrification of hiPSCs on alginate microcarriers
    • cryopreservation of multicellular constructs
    • cryopreservation of adherent cell systems
  • development of optimized disposables for cultivation, manipulation and live storage of viable cells and tissue at cryogenic temperatures

Cryosensor Technology

  • Research and development in the field of cell and tissue specific cryopreservation and thawing procedures
    • development of application-oriented, conventional cryoprocesses and ice-free vitrification methods
    •  development of xeno- and serum-free cryopreservation media
    •  establishment of relevant (stem) cell-based model systems validated by (molecular) biological quality analyses
    •  development of laboratory disposables (e. g. sample tubes, microtiter plates, bags) for cultivation, manipulation and live deposition of cells and tissues at cryogenic temperatures
  • research and development in the field of (cryogenic) electronics (digital and analog assemblies, sensor technology, RFID, optoelectronics)
    • development of intelligent sensors for a complete monitoring of the cold chain, for in-situ quality control
    • development of modules for inductive energy transfer and low-power electronic systems
    • development of (low temperature) electronic measuring stations
    • development of wireless, energy-efficient data logger modules for extreme environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, acceleration, radiation)
  • research and development in the field of biomedical optics
    • concepts for functional optical sensing and imaging
    • application and evaluation of molecular probes for (imaging) measurement of physical, chemical and biological environmental parameters
    • design and implementation of optical microscopic studies on cells, cell assemblies, tissues and non-biological samples (confocal, non-linear, transmission, fluorescence) for biology, pharmacy and material sciences
    • development and adaptation of imaging optical contrast methods for biomedicine and material sciences


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