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!

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BIO-Europe 2022 will be held October 24–26 in Leipzig, Germany.


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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.




OFB starts construction work for technology campus “BioSquare Leipzig”

OFB Projektentwicklung has started the first construction phase of the “BioSquare Leipzig” on an area of ​​around 11.600 m² of construction site 6a on the “Alte Messe” street. The symbolic groundbreaking took place on September 1, 22. The ceremony marks the launch of a modern, multi-building biotechnology and life sciences campus.
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»airea – The Airport Region in Central Germany« presents itself as an attractive location on FlyPharma

»airea – The Airport Region in Central Germany« is one of the top addresses for the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, both nationally and globally. With efficient manufacturers, biologistics specialists and a broad and highly innovative research landscape, there are ideal development conditions and points of contact for companies and investors in the industry.
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Flu vaccination in the BIO CITY

Influenza vaccination at work
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BioCityfit! – Bicycle check on 26.09.2022

On Monday, September 26, 2022, from 8:00 a.m. in the courtyard of BIO CITY/bicycle parking space, a free bike check will take place again as part of the BioCityfit!
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André Hofmann (CEO)
biosaxony Management GmbH
Deutscher Platz 5c, 04103 Leipzig, Germany