BioCity Campus
WHERE SCIENCE AND BUSINESS COME TOGETHER

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!

Milestones

In the development of
 healthcare
 & biotechnology

2025

Opening Innovation Center

2022

BIO-Europe in Leipzig

2019

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

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

2018

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)

2017

Organization and hosting of German Biotechnology Days

2015

Founding of the Leipzig Heart Institute (LHI)

2010

Founding of the integrated research and treatment center IFB Adiposity Diseases

Inauguration of the BioCube Leipzig

Founding of the University Cancer Center Leipzig (UCCL)

2009

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

Founding of the industry association biosaxony e.V.

2008

Founding of the German Biomass Research Center (DBFZ)

2005

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

Founding of the Innovation Center Computer Assisted Surgery (ICCAS)

2004

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

2003

Inauguration of BIO CITY as the center of the BioCity Campus

2000

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.

 

 

News

Register now! German Biotechnology Days 2021 in Stuttgart

The German Biotechnology Days 2021 will take place on 20 and 21 September at Messe Stuttgart. The two-day program is now available online and registration is open. The topics of the event range from the use of biotechnology for health, nutrition and climate to the bioeconomy.
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Structural change as an opportunity: Project for the qualification of specialists in biotechnology launched

As part of the structural change project "Innovation Region Central Germany", eleven projects were recently launched to shape structural change in the region. Among them is the QualiBioPharma project, which is significantly supported by the Office for Economic Development and the Department for Employment Policy of the City of Leipzig.
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Saxony sends relief supplies to Uganda

Saxony donates COVID-19 rapid tests and masks to Kiruddu Hospital in Kampala, Uganda.
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Online Event: Long Night of the Sciences Leipzig 2021

Online for the first time: The Long Night of the Sciences Leipzig on 16 July 2021 from 18:00! The children's program starts at 14:00, the live opening show starts at 16:30 and the virtual doors of the Leipzig science family open at 18:00.
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Contact

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