Dr. Christian Garbe, Geschäftsführer Frankfurter Innovationszentrum Biotechnologie GmbH

Flexible and Demand-Oriented Infrastructure

16 tenant companies with about 700 highly specialized employees are located at FiZ within the Science City Frankfurt-Riedberg, and are using a customized infrastructure with access to shared services. The residing companies benefit greatly from easy access to collaborations, interdisciplinary networks and markets.

FiZ – Frankfurt Innova on Center for Biotechnology

As a market-oriented technology center, the FiZ offers small and medium sized companies in the life science sector an exceptional basis for innova on and growth.

FiZ shareholders include the State of Hesse, the City of Frankfurt am Main, and the Frankfurt am Main Chamber of Commerce and Industry. These parties have maintained stable financing of the FiZ since its founding in 2002, enabling its scientists and thinkers to concentrate on what’s important: innovation and growth.



The FiZ was designed specifically with self-contained floors and modules so that areas can be flexibly divided or combined. Laboratories and cleanrooms, with up to a S3 standard, can be prepared in very little time with respect to the individual utilization request. Aside from leases, FiZ also offers a wide variety of comprehensive services for employees, such as a restaurant, parking lot, and child day care.

Cross-Industry Innovation Platform

Furthermore, Dr. Christian Garbe, Managing Director, and his team support and develop start-up companies and FiZ Synergy Projects. The target market for FiZ is: solutions for personalized health care. Software-based recommendations for individualized cancer therapy are one of these Synergy Projects. For such endeavors FiZ, together with leading partners, builds internationally competitive Big Data and so ware solutions. The idea of “New. German Engineering.” highlights the shift from traditional German Engineering to the development of data-driven smart solutions, impelled by digitalization. Simply put, FiZ believes in innovation based on smart networking and new disruptive, customer-oriented business models.

FiZ Frankfurter Innovationszentrum Biotechnologie GmbH

Altenhoeferallee 3
60438 Frankfurt am Main