Quality systems

For many years, standardized and internally as well as externally validated processes and procedures at Fraunhofer IGB have been safeguarding a reliable and consistent quality of our services and products.

Quality management

An efficient quality management system ensures that selected test procedures (chemical analytics and surface analytics) are accredited according to the international DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 standard.

Quality assurance

Our quality assurance system ensures that the statutory guidelines of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) are complied with.

Accreditation and accredited testing

The accreditation of reference laboratories and test procedures of our analytics according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2018 guarantees that our proprietary, in-house test methods and procedures are validated and that the quality of our tests is assured even where no standardized methods are available.

 

Accredited analytical methods and test procedures:

  • High-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)
  • Ion chromatography (IC)
  • Gas chromatography (GC)
  • Atomic emission spectrometry (ICP-OES)
  • Electron spectroscopy for chemical analysis (ESCA/XPS)
 

Chemical analytics

High-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), Ion chromatography (IC), Gas chromatography (GC), Atomic emission spectrometry (ICP-OES)

 

Surface analytics

Electron spectroscopy for chemical analysis (ESCA)

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Vera Scharek M. Sc.

Quality management office

Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB
Nobelstr. 12
70569 Stuttgart

Phone +49 711 970-4108

Fax +49 711 970-4200

Gabriele Beck-Schwadorf

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Staatl. gepr. LM-Chem. Gabriele Beck-Schwadorf

Chemical analytics

Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB
Nobelstr. 12
70569 Stuttgart

Phone +49 711 970-4035

Fax +49 711 970-4200

Jakob Barz

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Dr. Jakob Barz

Surface analytics

Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB
Nobelstr. 12
70569 Stuttgart

Phone +49 711 970-4114

Fax +49 711 970-4200

Good laboratory practice (GLP) test facility

Several non-clinical tests are running at our category 9 GLP unit (“Cell-based test systems for the determination of biological parameters”) to support R&D projects that investigate biological parameters of samples using cell-based assays.

 

Examples are the

  • Testing of bioactivity, cytotoxicity and immunogenicity of compounds using immune receptor-based assays
  • Screening of TLR agonists/antagonists
  • Testing of antimicrobial properties of substances or surfaces
  • Detection of pyrogens and microbial residues (pathogen-associated microbial patterns, PAMPs)
  • Detection of viruses
 

GLP at the Fraunhofer IGB

Cell-based GLP-compliant assays for diagnostics quality control, screening

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Gabriele Beck-Schwadorf

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Staatl. gepr. LM-Chem. Gabriele Beck-Schwadorf

Quality assurance management

Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB
Nobelstr. 12
70569 Stuttgart

Phone +49 711 970-4035

Fax +49 711 970-4200

Anke Burger-Kentischer

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Dr. Anke Burger-Kentischer

Head of Innovation Field Cell and Tissue Technologies

Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB
Nobelstr. 12
70569 Stuttgart

Phone +49 711 970-4023

Fax +49 711 970-4200

Christina Kohl

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Dr.-Ing. Christina Kohl

Cell and Tissue Technologies

Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB
Nobelstr. 12
70569 Stuttgart

Phone +49 711 970-4183

Fax +49 711 970-4200