A special place
Demands special offerings.

BioCity Campus – make it your home

The BioCity Campus is the biotechnology and life sciences park located on the historic grounds of the former Leipzig Trade Fair close to the city center. The area hosts a biotechnology and biomedical cluster capable of incorporating the benefits of neighboring research facilities that will continue to support resident companies through a targeted extension of the value-creation chain.

This unique place has 100,000 square meters reserved for future development. New biotech companies are welcome here – you can find just the right place for your vision. Benefit from the synergies on site and get to know your new neighborhood.

Your business will benefit not only from an internationally recognized environment, but also from the location itself. Our local partners will support you in every way in setting up business here – in terms of infrastructural needs, financing and all other related topics. BIO-NET LEIPZIG GmbH and LEVG as the owner of the Old Trade Fairgrounds will help and guide you through this process – connecting you with the right people at the right time.

As an employer, you will find highly qualified staff from Leipzig’s universities and higher education institutions. No matter where your employees come from, they will enjoy living and working in Leipzig. The BioCity Campus provides a kindergarten, an elementary school, parking spaces, apartments nearby, and a supermarket to make things easy for your staff.

Be part of us. Make BioCity Campus your home and fully explore its potential.

Healthcare Economy & Biotechnology Rankings in Leipzig

Number of firms

Number of employees in firms


1   Deutsche Nationalbibliothek
2   Max-Planck-Institut
4   BioCube
5   Frauenhofer IZI
6   Freistaat Sachsen
7   Orthopädie- und Reha-Technik Wolf
8   Haema AG
9   Analysen Service GmbH

List of Grant Programs

Start-ups are welcome at BioCity Campus

That’s why you will find several permanent contacts for startups and entrepreneurs close by. The Life Science Transfer Office (LTO) of Leipzig University encourages and supports university scientists who want to start their own businesses in the field of life sciences. The LTO offers intellectual property information, an elaboration of a short market analysis and the development of business strategies for the commercialization of research results. It also supports the local SMILE (SelbstManagementInitiativeLEipzig) entrepreneurship initiative.

SMILE is a joint project between Leipzig University, the HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management, the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) and the German Biomass Research Centre (DBFZ). A qualified team with different professional backgrounds supports your project from its creation to the moment your company is founded. SMILE has a special team for life sciences located at the BioCity Campus.

The BIO-NET LEIPZIG GmbH works in close collaboration with all of the biotechnology players in Leipzig. We offer support when it comes to funding, marketing, coaching and financing at all stages of the development of your company. We are your partner when your business is founded. Contacting us is the fastest way to get in touch with the Life Science and Health Care Network in Leipzig. BIO-NET LEIPZIG GmbH also offers reasonably priced office and laboratory space at BIO CITY LEIPZIG in close collaboration with the Leipziger Gewerbehof GmbH & Co. KG (LGH).

Not only the number of supporters, but also the companies close by make the BioCity Campus the premier location in Leipzig when you start your business in the area of life sciences and beyond.


Dr. Susanne Ebitsch
Deutscher Platz 5
04103 Leipzig, Germany
Telephone: +49 341 97 31 387
Fax: +49 341 97 31 309
E-Mail: susanne.ebitsch@bbz.uni-leipzig.de


Yolna Grimm
Deutscher Platz 4; Haus 7.11, Aufgang B1, 1. Stock
04103 Leipzig, Germany
Telephone: +49 341 97 31 386
E-Mail: grimm@smile.uni-leipzig.de


Dr. Randy Kurz
Deutscher Platz 5a
04103 Leipzig, Germany
Telephone: +49 341 21 20 718
E-Mail: randy.kurz@bio-city-leipzig.de