Baden-Württemberg, Germany

BioRegio STERN Management GmbH – Regional Life Sciences Ecosystem

BioRegio STERN Management GmbH promotes economic development in the German life sciences industry, helping to strengthen the region as a business location by supporting innovations and start-up companies. It is the main point of contact for company founders and entrepreneurs in the Stuttgart and Neckar-Alb regions, including the cities of Tübingen and Reutlingen.

The STERN BioRegion is one of the largest and most successful bioregions in Germany. Its unique selling points include a mix of biotech and medtech companies that is outstanding in Germany and regional clusters in the fields of automation technology and mechanical engineering.

Key organisations in BioRegio STERN:

  • 3 Universities: Hohenheim, Stuttgart and Tübingen
  • University Hospital Tübingen
  • 8 Universities of Applied Sciences, 5 active in Biotech: Esslingen, Reutlingen, Nürtingen, Albstadt-Sigmaringen, Rottenburg
  • 5 Fraunhofer Institutes, 2 active in Biotech
  • 5 Max Planck Institutes, 4 active in Biotech
  • Natural and Medical Sciences Institute (NMI)
  • Biomedical Engineering Department at the Institute of Textile Technology and Process Engineering (ITV)
  • Hohenstein Institute (textile institute, house dust mite research)
  • TF R-T technology park Reutlingen-Tübingen
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