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!
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.