The Vienna BioCenter is a leading life sciences location in Europe, offering an extraordinary combination of research, business and education on a single campus. Scientists from more than 80 nations create a highly dynamic environment of international standards. Developing innovative solutions, services and products ranks high on the agenda as well. The Vienna BioCenter’s 30 biotech companies are particularly strong in vaccines, diagnostics, reagents and pharmacological research. Some five additional players provide specialized support and services, including 10 core facilities for joint use. Some 1,800 highly gifted employees are key to Vienna BioCenter’s success in research and education.
The four basic research institutes (GMI, IMBA, IMP and MFPL) at the Vienna BioCenter host 91 groups conducting groundbreaking research in molecular life sciences. Together with three universities (FH Campus Wien/Biotechnology, University of Vienna and Medical University of Vienna), world-class scientific training for 1,300 Bachelor and Master students and 260 PhD students is provided. The Vienna BioCenter Summer School for undergraduates and the prestigious PhD Program provide talented people from around the world with a unique opportunity to work side by side with leading scientists. Postdoctoral fellows are given research freedom and assess to state-of-the art infrastructure, plus a comprehensive training program, focused around the individual needs. Achievement, recognition and support for research at Vienna BioCenter is reflected by the 53 ERC research grant awards, 24 EMBO members, 11 Wittgenstein awardees and 2 Breakthrough Prizes over the last 20 years.
The following institutions are active in research or education or provide special services at the Vienna BioCenter:
- GMI – Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology, Austrian Academy of Sciences
- IMBA – Institute of Molecular Biotechnology, Austrian Academy of Sciences
- IMP – Research Institute of Molecular Pathology
- Max Perutz Labs Vienna
- Medical University of Vienna
- University of Vienna
- University of Applied Science - FH Campus Wien
- VBCF - Vienna Biocenter Core Facilities
- ÖGMBT - Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences and Biotechnology
- Open Science
- Vienna Open Lab
The Thermo Fisher Scientific site at the Vienna BioCenter is a Center of Excellence for Immunoassay technology. Thermo Fisher Scientific is steadily increasing its footprint in Vienna. Both the accumulated expertise and the excellent job market of highly educated people in the field of biotechnological research as well as development and operations combined with high economic, social and environmental security make the Vienna site attractive for the company to make further invests.
General Manager Vienna Operations, Thermo Fisher Scientific - Life Science Solutions
The Vienna BioCenter has a rapidly growing biotech and medical device industry including spin-offs from the research and educational institutions on site, while others have chosen to be relocated to the Vienna BioCenter for its unique location, services, and atmosphere. Companies appreciate having access to state-of-the-art research infrastructure and the necessary network at Vienna BioCenter. Scientific core facilities are available both for local partners on the campus, and for external customers under highly competitive conditions. And last but not least, lab supplies, technical services, innovative IT solutions and specialized support for start-ups or concerning EU grant applications, scientific projects, event management and scientific visualization is offered directly at the Vienna BioCenter.
The Vienna BioCenter's business and service community includes the following players:
- Ablevia Biotech
- Accanis Biotech
- Aelian Biotechnology
- Akribes Biomedical
- APEIRON Biologics
- Ares Genetics
- Calyxha Biotechnologies
- CEBINA - Central European Biotech Incubator and Accelerator
- Eucodis Bioscience
- Eveliqure Biotechnologies
- G.ST Antivirals
- HOOKIPA Pharma
- LabConsulting & LabShop
- Miti Biosystems
- QUANTRO Therapeutics
- Thermo Fisher Scientific / Bender MedSystems
- Valneva Austria
- VBCF - Vienna Biocenter Core Facilities
- X4 Pharmaceuticals
SCARLETRED is located at the Vienna BioCenter. This allows us to access a unique R&D infrastructure and facilitates recruiting of talents for growing our business. Regional and national funding schemes support us along this path. Our international partners appreciate the Vienna BioCenter’s proximity to the Vienna International Airport. This is ideal for promoting AI powered skin imaging and analysis.
CEO SCARLETRED Holding GmbH
As regards lab space at the Vienna BioCenter e.g. at the Marxbox or the Vienna Business Agency’s Startup Labs, please e-mail to Jürgen Fuchs who will put you into contact with the appropriate partners.