Life Sciences and Medical Technology
Universities excelling in research and rich in tradition as well as renowned Centres for Innovation (ZIK) create the foundation for a dynamic and creative landscape. With an extremely high growth potential, a dynamic high-tech scene of international standing has developed in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
Since the year 2000, the number of companies has almost tripled from 44 to 134. These young companies benefit from an environment of first-rate colleges, state-of-the-art university hospitals and regional research facilities. 18 founding and competence centres enable cooperation within multinational networks, and guarantee the high standard of research as well as their commercial entrance into the world market. Technology centres with clinical best practice facilities and top safety standards are available for reasonable prices, and particularly for start-up companies. The offer is rounded off by interesting regional development programmes in technology, innovation and collaborative research.