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7.6.2022

Preclinical testing of a ATMP for the treatment of knee cartilage damage completed

The Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI is certified as a GLP test facility. Most recently, the institute conducted, among other things, a preclinical study to test the safety of an ATMP for the treatment of cartilage damage to the knee. An advanced therapy medicinal product (ATMP) developed by BioPlanta GmbH was subjected to extensive testing under GLP conditions with regard to its potential undesirable biodistribution and tumorigenicity.
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2.6.2022

Fraunhofer develops automated production technologies for mRNA-based drugs

Coordinated by the Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI, seven Fraunhofer institutes are working on the development of automated production technologies for mRNA-based drugs. RNAuto is a Fraunhofer lighthouse project that will receive €8 million in funding from the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft over the next four years.
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13.5.2022

Fraunhofer IZI and BioNTech to collaborate in the future

The Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI and BioNTech have signed a framework agreement in April 2022.
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12.5.2022

Fraunhofer Center MEOS becomes technology hub for cell-based therapeutics in Thuringia

At the Fraunhofer Center for Microelectronic and Optical Systems for Biomedicine (MEOS) in Erfurt, the MEOS Innovation Center for Precision Analysis of Cell Therapy Products, or MIC-PreCell for short, is being established until summer 2023. Funded with 750,000 euros from the Free State of Thuringia, this center will then support the development of new analysis methods for quality assurance and process control for the manufacturing of cell-based therapeutic products.
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