Member overview

Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI Branch Bioanalytics and Bioprocesses (IZI-BB)

Key figures

  • FhG IZI investigates and develops solutions to specific problems at the interfaces of medicine, life sciences and engineering.
  • One of the institute's main tasks: conduct contract research for companies, hospitals, diagnostic laboratories and research institutes operating in the field of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and medical engineering.
  • The Branch Bioanalytics and Bioprocesses (IZI-BB) research focus:
    • innovation in the fields of food- and environmental analysis
    • diagnostic
    • drug development
    • process engineering.
  • IZI-BB unique features in the topics like sensor technology, biotechnological production method, automation and nano- & microsystem technology
  • The “Functional Nucleic Acids – Aptamer” unit of IZI-BB:
    • generation of DNA- and RNA-aptamers by an automated selection process,
    • the synthesis and functionalisation of aptamers
    • the integration of aptamers in various applications in analytics and therapeutics

We offer

  • Biosystem Integration and Process Automation
  • Molecular and Cellular Bioanalytics
  • Cell-free and Cell-based Bioproduction
  • Generation and synthesis of aptamers, plus integration in applications


Please contact us for further information:

Dr. Marcus Menger

Group Manager of “Functional Nucleic Acids – Aptamers”

+49 (0)331-58187-316