Health and Environment

Health and Environment

In all areas of medical, environmental and nutrition research, Fraunhofer provides results that help keep people healthy and make healthcare affordable. Smart assistance systems are an invaluable part of preventative healthcare, diagnostic medicine, treatment and care. Since nutrition, food technology and effective environmental protection also have a major impact on public health, they feature prominently in Fraunhofer research.

We Conduct Research into:

  • Medical Technology
  • Implants, Prostheses, Bioresorbable Materials
  • Assistance Systems, IT Applications
  • Pharmaceuticals Development
  • Regenerative Medicine, Artificial Tissue Models
  • Nutrition / Food Technology
  • Biotechnology and Environmental Technology

Further Information

Fraunhofer Group for Life Sciences

The Fraunhofer institutes participating in the alliance bundle the biological, biomedical, pharmacological, toxicological and food technological competencies of the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft. The alliance offers expertise in environmental and consumer protection, as well as regenerative solutions in medical therapy and environmental rehabilitation.

Fraunhofer Lighthouse Project Cell-Free Bioproduction

Platform for protein synthesis for applications in medicine, food processing, farm products, cosmetics and laundry detergent industries.

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Beyond Tomorrow Project

  • »SteriHealth« – For better hygiene in medicine
  • »SKIN HEAL« – Healing skin in a Petri dish