The day care center "bamBIOni" in BioPark has two reasons to celebrate: In October the new outdoor area was officially inaugurated and in December there was time for the Christmas season donations for long-awaited toys. We thank the many donors, tenants and business partners alike, as well as the highly dedicated parents.
For the sixth time the Council of the German Bioregions is announcing the Innovation Prize. Its goal is to transfer new technology and inventions in biotechnology from the domain of research into utilization in entrepreneurial settings. This time BioPark Regensburg will organise the successful competition throughout Germany.
The Regensburg company Haupt Pharma Amareg GmbH is expanding its development and production capacity and creating new jobs. In doing so the company is working with full order books and seeing positive developments for the future on-site.
The analytics specialist with its headquarters in BioPark Regensburg is reforming itself for the future with its three fields of business. Its new direction as a test developer and provider of innovative systems in the fields of medicine, plant breeding and renewable energy is to be emphasized.
The BioRegio Regensburg associated company Active Motif Chromeon GmbH has developed novel fluorescent nanoparticles which allow improved and faster detection in various applications due to their high fluorescence intensity and stability.
On the grounds of the previous Nibelungen Barracks in direct vicinity to the BioPark there will soon be a tender for an urban development and landscape planning competition for the Technology Centre together with the area involved. The construction is due to commence in 2014. The first premises could be moved into at the end of 2015.
The Life Science companies in the BioRegion Regensburg are on an uninterrupted course of growth. Whilst the classical biotech scene is only slowly increasing, product specific companies in medical technology, analytics and diagnostics are demonstrating strong growth in the region.
The company Iris Biotech GmbH with its home in Marktredwitz in Upper Franconia/East Bavaria has drastically shortened the period of introduction of a new group of products to the market through intensification of its work with research institutes. Currently the company is cooperating with 35 selected manufacturers and universities throughout the world.
BioPark Regensburg has expanded its spectrum of services. With the company for Practise Recruitment & Consulting regional this is the first time a service institution for medical practices and pharmacies has moved into the Innovation Centre and this creates an important link to end consumers of development of medicines regionally.
Two Fraunhofer project groups are active in the successful innovation center on the Danube. In 2007 a Fraunhofer Institute working group from Hanover started up in the field of toxicology and experimental medicine (ITEM), which reestablished in 2011. In 2010 a working group started up at the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Modular Solid State Technologies in Munich (EFMT). Both working groups will present their projects on June14th as part of a Fraunhofer Day at BioPark Regensburg and be available for potential cooperation partners. The event is free of charge. Registration flyers will be sent out shortly.