Sector in brief

There are in fact several BioTech regions where companies from this sector with approx. 22,000 employees in total are concentrated. These include the BioTech region Munich/Martinsried with the Campus Martinsried-Großhadern as well as the BioTech regions Regensburg, Franconia and Straubing. To date, a total of more than 522 companies from the life science sector exist in Bavaria and the infrastructure offers space for even more players. Compared to the rest of Europe, Germany ranks third. This is due not least to the many nationally and internationally renowned research institutes based here in Bavaria.

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Katinka Uppendahl

Investor Services Life Sciences

+49 89 24210 7508 katinka.uppendahl@invest-in-bavaria.de

Rosenheimer Str. 143C
81671 Munich

522.00
companies from the life science sector exist in Bavaria

One focus of the Bavarian biotechnology scene with almost 522 companies is the development of new therapeutics and diagnostics. To make it as easy as possible for new BioTech companies in Bavaria to enter the market, networks such as IGZ/BioMed Würzburg, BioPark Regensburg GmbHand BioM in Munich offer individual support, effective knowledge and technology transfer, advice on financing issues and integration into the well-developed network structures right from the start. More than 25 new biotechnology companies have joined the Bavarian network in the last two years alone. This positive development is very encouraging. In addition, the Biotechnology Cluster is successfully working on Bavaria’s uniform image as a biotechnology location, including at major trade fairs and international events.

BioTech industry figures

2,9

million students nationwide

22000

employees in Bavaria

26,32

billion euros in sales in 2021

2

elite universities in Bavaria prove the high expertise

  • Talent & research in the Biotechnology sector minus
  • Imagetrailer – BioTech in Bavaria

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    Companies in the Bavarian biotechnology sector

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