Your event at the Fraunhofer IZI

The Fraunhofer IZI offers its partners and guests space for communication. Utilize our modern and representative premises for your event.

The generously proportioned and modern space offered at the Institute provides space for, e. g., workshops, symposia, conferences and lectures. The light-flooded atrium has not only a representative function, but also offers sufficient space for exhibitions and presentations. Our team will gladly advise and assist you in organizing and planning your event.

You can find a detailed overview of the conference and meeting rooms we offer here:

Leipzig Immune ONcology (LION) Conference

Since 2021, the Leipzig Immune ONcology (LION) Conference brings together clinicians, scientists and industry to discuss latest developments and highlights on special issues of immune oncology. The annual meeting is organized by the Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology and the University Medicine Leipzig .

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POCT Meeting

Point-of-Care Diagnostics: Innovations from assays, microfluidics to production

Past events overview


German-Polish BioTech Networking Day

The Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology and the Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy hosted the German-Polish Biotech Networking Day on December 11, 2020. Selected Fraunhofer research groups networked with innovative Polish companies from the pharmaceutical and biotech industry and local industry associations. The aim of the event was to identify and initiate transnational cooperation opportunities in the fields of cell and gene therapy and drug development.

Leipzig Fraunhofer Institutes' Joint New Year's Reception

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Every year, Fraunhofer IZI and Fraunhofer IMW invite numerous guests from the fields of politics, business and science to a joint New Year's reception, where all the latest developments are discussed and future goals highlighted in a relaxed setting. The event location alternates between the Fraunhofer institutes.

Fraunhofer Life Science Symposium

Every year, the Fraunhofer Life Science Symposium brings together up to 200 representatives from industry, academia and clinical institutes to exchange views on the latest technologies, trends and developments in various focal areas.

International Symposium on Neuroprotection and Neurorepair

The International Symposium on Neuroprotection and Neurorepair is held in a different location every two years. Up to 500 international guests with backgrounds in research, medicine and business discuss the latest research findings pertaining to neurodegenerative diseases. These include stroke, Alzheimer's, dementia and Parkinson's disease, for which there still remains a lack of satisfactory treatment options. The spotlight is placed here on new therapeutic and diagnostic approaches.

Girls' Day at the Fraunhofer IZI

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Fraunhofer IZI has celebrated the nationwide Girls’ Day since 2012. Girls' Day is an annual day of action which aims to encourage women and girls in particular to take up technical and scientific careers. By taking part in Girls' Day, the Fraunhofer IZI aims to mainly address girls in the upper stage of grammar school in the hope that more women will fill executive roles in scientific enterprises in future.

Long Night of the Sciences

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The Long Night of the Sciences is held in Leipzig every two years and sees Fraunhofer IZI open its doors late into the night. Our colleagues chat to the general public and give descriptive presentations of the diverse areas in which the institute conducts its research.

World Conference on Regenerative Medicine

Every two years between 2007 and 2015, Fraunhofer IZI organized the World Conference on Regenerative Medicine, one of the largest events in the field across Europe with up to 1,000 participants. The conference offered a platform for interdisciplinary scientific exchange, especially in the fields of stem cell research, cell and gene therapy, biomaterials and tissue engineering.

Parliamentary-Academic Day Halle

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Fraunhofer IZI’s Molecular Drug Biochemistry and Therapy Development Project Group in Halle takes stock of its work every year as part of a parliamentary academic day. The Halle-based researchers bring guests from politics, business and academia up to date on what has been achieved so far and what goals are being pursued next. The Fraunhofer IZI’s off-site department not only conducts contract research for industry, it is also involved in numerous national and international research consortia. The spectrum of expertise and services offered by the site here ranges from identifying new target proteins at the very start of the drug development process to the preclinical development of drug candidates.

ISAD International Symposium on Albumin Dialysis

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This annual event is organized by the forum for liver dialysis "FORUM LEBERDIALYSE e.V." in close coordination with the Fraunhofer IZI’s Rostock-based Department of Extracorporeal Therapy Systems. The symposium brings together around 100 established experts to discuss the latest findings from the fields of extracorporeal blood purification as well as liver support systems. Discussions focus here on the clinical aptitude of new and optimized systems and on findings from various studies.

April 29, 2015: 10-Year Anniversary of Fraunhofer IZI and Inauguration of the Third Construction Building

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Fraunhofer IZI celebrated its 10th anniversary on April 29, 2015. The institute has seen continuously solid development throughout the start-up phase and beyond. This particular anniversary also marked the inauguration of the third new research building, constructed to meet the needs of the growing number of projects and members of staff. 300 guests with backgrounds in science, economics and politics came to witness the festivities and take a look around the new building for the first time.