Biomaterials for medical engineering

The Fraunhofer IAP offers a wide range of materials and process developments based on bio-based and synthetic polymers in lab scale and pilot scale quantities. We offer functional materials as well as additives or processing aids.

Biomaterials for medical engineering

What we offer

Our services:
development of medical devices of classes I, II and III
development of bioactive surfaces for use in implants
complex biochemical modifications
development of polymer-antibody systems
immobilization of proteins onto polymer surfaces
surface modifications/alterations
in vitro analysis
optical microscopy (confocal laser scanning, fluorescence, etc.)
optical spectroscopy
biocompatibility studies
HPLC-MS, cytotoxicity
in vitro studies with cell cultures
Studies on explants / expert reports
in vitro studies using human primary cells and cell lines
in vitro virus studies
testing of pharmacological inhibitors

What we are looking for

We are looking for partners who are interested in furthering applied research and translating this research into commercially viable avenues. The mode of the collaboration will be tailored to the respective needs of the partner/consortia.


  • Medical Technology
    • [offer] Implants, biomaterials, tissue engineering
  • Pharma
    • [offer] Drug targeting and delivery
    • [offer] Services for pharmacies
    • [offer] Toxicology
  • Biotech
    • [offer] Biological & Chemical Sciences
    • [offer] Biopharmaceuticals
    • [offer] Drug Delivery/Drug Targeting
    • [offer] Drug Development
  • Components and Services
    • [offer] Certification, intellectual property
    • [offer] Consulting and support
    • [offer] Contract development
    • [offer] Contract research
    • [offer] Nano- and surface technologies
    • [offer] Training

Collaboration sought

  • Research & development
  • Partnership for international development projects


Project Leader in Life Sciences R&D

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