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Biotechnology / Environment

Around 70 biotechnology-related businesses are based in Adlershof. They concentrate on Process and Product Development, Pharmaceuticals, and Medical and Environmental Technology. Two state-of-the-art buildings offer around 20,000 square metres of excellent lab and production facilities.

Excellence through cooperation: Biotechnology and Life Sciences at Berlin Adlershof

Adlershof is a leading site for Biotechnology and Life Sciences in Berlin-Brandenburg. Numerous medium-sized businesses such as JPT Peptide Technologies, ASCA, Algenol-Biofuels, I.U.T. Institut für Umwelttechnologien, Scienion, microParticles, AZBA,  BIOWORX, L.U.M, LensWista, Proteome Factory, caprotec bioanalytics, Therakine Biodelivery, ifp institut für Produktqualität and Biopract are located here. The high density of university and non-university research institutes offers unique opportunities for interdisciplinary cooperation and production. The Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung, BAM), The Leibniz Institute for Ananlytical Science (Leibniz-Institut für Analytische Wissenschaften, ISAS) and the Humboldt University’s Institute for Chemistry are also based here.

Plenty of space for green technologies

The Centre of Biotechnology and the Environment (Zentrum für Biotechnologie und Umwelt, ZBU I) extends over 200m with 13,000 square metres of rentable space, while 7,200 square metres are available in the ZBU II. Offering premium technological facilities, with extensive equipped lab areas, the spaces are tailored to young biotech businesses. Find out more about rental opportunities here.


Centre for Biotechnology and Environment
Volmerstraße 5-9 (ZBU 1)
Magnusstraße 11 (ZBU 2) ,
12489 Berlin
Dipl.-Biol. Heidrun Terytze
Head of Centre for Biotechnology and Environment
Heidrun Terytze, Head of Centre for Biotechnology and Environment WISTA-MANAGEMENT GMBH
+49 30 6392 2221
+49 30 6392 2212


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