Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology

Interfacial Engineering and Materials Science

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Molecular Biotechnology

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Physical Process Technology

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Environmental Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering

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Cell and Tissue Engineering

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Bio, Electro and Chemocatalysis BioCat, Straubing branch

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Fraunhofer Center for Chemical-Biotechnological Processes CBP

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Translational center "Regenerative therapies", Würzburg branch

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Welcome to Fraunhofer IGB

The Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB offers R&D solutions in the fields of medicine, pharmacy, chemistry, the environment and energy. Our competences comprise Interfacial Engineering and Materials Science, Molecular Biotechnology, Physical Process Technology, Environmental Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, as well as Tissue Engineering. We offer solutions from market analysis through research & development till the finished product.

Fraunhofer Research News

Fertilizer from wastewater

Fraunhofer researchers have developed a market-ready system that can be used to obtain fertilizer from wastewater for direct use in agriculture.

Press Release

Decentralized production of hydrogen peroxide – using surplus renewable power

In order to balance out spikes in power grids resulting from non-uniform regenerative energy conversion from wind or sun, surplus power can be used for the decentralized production of chemicals.

Conference / 17.6.2016

9th European Elastin Meeting 2016

The 9th European Elastin Meeting EEM 2016 is being held at Fraunhofer IGB.  

The World’s No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber / 19.10.2016

K 2016 | Fair

The world’s premier fair for the plastics and rubber industry will again be presenting everything the sector has to offer in 2016: a platform presenting solutions for products and processes in the polymer industry.

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Events and Trade Fairs

Events and Trade Fairs

Meet us at international fairs and visit our events.