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"CombiDiag": Network of young scientists for research into a combinatorial diagnostics of Alzheimer’s disease

Fraunhofer IBMT Partner in the EU-Project "CombiDiag"



Development of a miniaturized lung and kidney support device for critically ill newborns

Fraunhofer IBMT Partner in the EU Project "ArtPlac"



Bidirectional control of prosthetic hands using ultrasonic sensors

Fraunhofer IBMT in the EU-Project SOMA - Neuroprostetics



Development and validation of a software platform for the prevention, detection and analysis of cyberattacks in the healthcare sector

Fraunhofer IBMT Partner in the EU Project "AI4HealthSec"



Human-machine interface stops muscle tremors

Neuromedicine - Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering IBMT Partner in the  EU Joint Project EXTEND



A new EBiSC iPSC-derived neuronal cell product simplifies neuroscience research

The European Bank for induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (EBiSC) is happy to announce a new iPSC derived neuronal cell product - EBiSC-NEUR1 which can be used directly from thaw for downstream applications.



A new generation of microimplants

A new generation of interactive microimplants developed by the innovation cluster INTAKT, which is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and coordinated by the Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering IBMT helps as miniature assistants to stimulate in cases of tinnitus or digestive tract disorders or helps a person’s hand to regain the ability to grip.





Fraunhofer at MEDICA/COMPAMED 2022

BioSensoLab - Biological laboratory to go

Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering IBMT have developed the “BioSensoLab“, a mobile biological laboratory with which they can demonstrate new developments to customers and test them together – on site at their companies.



Fraunhofer IBMT in EC-Horizon 2020 - FET Open Project GLADIATOR

New technologies for cancer monitoring and therapy
A transdisciplinary, paradigm-shifting, approach with bio-nanodevice interfaces



Fraunhofer IBMT is part of the European Partnership for the Assessment of Risks from Chemicals (PARC)

Next-generation chemical risk assessment





Fraunhofer IBMT Partner in the new EU Project “SafePolyMed”

Safer Drug Treatment and Enhanced Patient Empowerment





Human cell-based test systems for toxicity studies

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




EBiSC2 and FAIRplus are improving FAIRness of stem cell data

The FAIRplus and EBiSC2 projects are joining forces to improve how ‘FAIR’ standards (Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability and Reusability) can be applied to human induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (iPSC) line data.





New Fraunhofer Center for Sensor Intelligence in Saarland

On February 23, 2022, Saarland's Minister President Tobias Hans and the President of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Prof. Reimund Neugebauer, signed an agreement to establish the Fraunhofer Center for Sensor Intelligence as a joint project between the Fraunhofer IBMT and the Fraunhofer IZFP.





Safe, patient-friendly implants for personalized therapy

The Fraunhofer IBMT presents its miniaturized and networked active implants at COMPAMED/MEDICA 2021 from November 15-18, 2021 in Düsseldorf, Germany (Hall 13, Stand D60).






Stem cells from the bioreactor

The Fraunhofer SPT (IBMT and ISC) presents its biotechnological processes at MEDICA 2021 from November 15-18, 22021 in Düsseldorf, Germany(Hall 3, Stand E74).





Video on MobiLabV2 in the use in testing on SARS-CoV-2

MobiLabV2 in testing on SARS-CoV-2 infections





Intelligent, cooperative support for diagnosis and therapy in ophthalmology

Fraunhofer IBMT coordinates recently started BMBF joint project Ophthalmo-AI 



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



EXTEND - Overcoming neuromuscular deficits through innovative interface technologies

Fraunhofer IBMT expertise in the EU joint project EXTEND



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