Life Sciences

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Life Sciences and Medical Technology

Promising Developments

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.

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Research and Development

Most companies have chosen to establish themselves in one of the university towns in the region, Rostock or Greifswald. Additional locations include, for example, Schwerin, Wismar, Neubrandenburg and Teterow. The focus is on the following sectors:

  • regenerative medicine
  • medical technology
  • medical research
  • clinical diagnostics
  • industrial biotechnology/bioeconomy
  • animal health
  • blue biotechnology

Benefit from Practical Networks

Reagenzglas Life Sciences

As a key contact and service provider for life sciences, biotechnology and biomedical sciences in north-east Germany, BioCon Valley® connects the expertise of companies, universities, colleges and research groups working in the fields of medicine, medical technology and pharmacy.

The BalticNet-PlasmaTec e.V. network provides a base for technological and market-oriented cooperation between science, research and industry in the field of plasmatechnology.

ScanBalt is a network of entrepreneurs from life sciences and biotechnology businesses in northern Europe (Scandinavia, the Baltics, Poland, northern Germany, north-west Russia). The ScanBaltBio region consists of 11 countries, 85 million people, more than 60 universities and 2,149 life sciences and biotechnology companies, including 671 small and medium-sized enterprises based on biotechnological research (SMEs).

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Charlette Voß
Senior Consultant

Life Sciences



Life Sciences in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Healthcare Industry and Life Sciences in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
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