Research networks


Fraunhofer Cluster of Excellence for Immune-Mediated Diseases

The primary goal of the Fraunhofer Cluster of Excellence for Immune-Mediated Diseases is the translation of innovative ideas and identified targets into individualized therapies for immune-mediated diseases. In the medium term, the collaborating institutes want to bridge the existing gap from research on novel medications to what is actually available to patients.

Fraunhofer Group for Health Research

The Fraunhofer Group for Health Research brings together the expertise and technologies in the fields of medicine, pharmacy, medical technology and biotechnology of six institutes. The high degree of interdisciplinarity within the group along the four major thematic areas - Data, Devices, Diagnostics, Drugs - makes it possible to address forward-looking innovations and achieve recognizable added value for health research and patients.


Fraunhofer Project Hub "Microelectronic and Optical Systems for Biomedicine"

The project hub “Microelectronic and Optical Systems for Biomedicine” located in Erfurt will incorporate the interdisciplinary work of three Fraunhofer Institutes. These include the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS, a leading research service provider in the field of microelectronics and microsystem technology, the Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF, a recognized competence center for optics and photonics, and the Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI, a leader in the life sciences.

Leistungs- und Transferzentrum "Chemie- und Biosystemtechnik"