BioCity Campus

Welcome at BioCity Campus Leipzig!

Leipzig’s “Alte Messe,” the city’s old trade fair complex, is steeped in tradition. At the heart of this historic location, we provide support for stakeholders in the biotechnology, life sciences, and healthcare industries. Follow us to learn more about the synergy between business, science, and research on the BioCity Campus Leipzig!

04 October 2022

Nobel Prize 2022 for Svante Pääbo


Virtual Tour of the BioCity Campus

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Don't miss our virtual tour of the BioCity Campus - the biotechnology and science park with over 100,000 m² of laboratory and office space, just a few minutes' drive from the city centre.


In the development of
 & biotechnology


Opening Innovation Center


BIO-Europe in Leipzig


Creation of the investment fund “Smart City Ventures” for healthcare start-ups

Launch of the medical technology accelerator program “The Medical Forge”


Launch of the program “Smart Medical Information Technology for Health Care” (SMITH)

Founding of the Helmholtz Institute for Metabolic, Obesity and Vascular Research (HI-MAG)


Organization and hosting of German Biotechnology Days


Founding of the Leipzig Heart Institute (LHI)


Founding of the integrated research and treatment center IFB Adiposity Diseases

Inauguration of the BioCube Leipzig

Founding of the University Cancer Center Leipzig (UCCL)


Start of the LIFE Health Study with the establishment of the biobank

Founding of the industry association biosaxony e.V.


Founding of the German Biomass Research Center (DBFZ)


Founding of the Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology (IZI)

Founding of the Innovation Center Computer Assisted Surgery (ICCAS)


Founding of the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences


Inauguration of BIO CITY as the center of the BioCity Campus


Biotechnology Offensive Saxony

The BioCity Campus: Where Success Stories Are Written

The southeast of the city of Leipzig, at the heart of Germany, is home to Saxony’s booming biotechnology sector. Leipzig is known as a city of poets and philosophers thanks to its many renowned former residents, and it has been a hub for companies and research institutions in the fields of red biotechnology, life science, and healthcare since 2003. The location of the BioCity Campus on the grounds of the “Alte Messe” complex boasts excellent infrastructure, helping to promote synergy and fruitful partnerships between the various stakeholders and organizations located there.

BIO CITY LEIPZIG is the nucleus of the campus. It serves as an incubator for burgeoning companies with a focus on life science. It is also home to Leipzig University’s Centre for Biotechnology and Biomedicine (BBZ).

Companies such as c-Lecta GmbH already benefit from the many advantages this biotechnology campus has to offer, and it has helped their visions become a reality. Come and write your own success story at the BioCity Campus in Leipzig.




More support for SMEs in personnel development and securing skilled workers

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and members of the liberal professions are supported by the Saxon Ministry of Economic Affairs in order to successfully overcome the challenges of transformation.

Diverse Saxon know-how once again present at Arab Health in Dubai

This year too, Saxony is presenting itself at the Arab Health in Dubai. Together with 18 exhibitors, Economic Development Sachsen GmbH (WFS) will be presenting the life sciences location and Saxon know-how there from January 29th to February 1st. At the international trade fair, the industry as a whole shows its wide range of products from the areas of medical technology, physiotherapy, orthopedic technology as well as supplies and consumables.

EuProNet start-up financing – new round of tenders open in 2024

The Saxon State Ministry for Science, Culture and Tourism (SMWK) and its European and international funding partners of the new funding partnership in the field of personalized medicine (EP PerMed) have published the Call 2024.

New start-ups in Germany: Bavaria is ahead of Berlin, medicine is the second strongest start-up sector, regions beyond the hotspots are catching up

Together with the Startup Association, startupdetector published the report “Next Generation – New Startups in Germany” and thereby presented the 2023 trends for the startup landscape in Germany.


André Hofmann (CEO)
biosaxony Management GmbH
Deutscher Platz 5c, 04103 Leipzig, Germany