Research and experimental development on biotechnology (72.11.0.00)

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Characteristics and key concepts of the service

This service includes research and development in the field of biotechnology:

  • DNA/RNA: Genomics, pharmacogenetics, gene probes, genetic engineering, DNA/RNA sequencing/synthesis/amplification, gene expression profiling, and the use of antisense technology
  • Proteins and other molecules: Sequencing, synthesis and transformation of proteins and peptides (including high-molecular-weight hormones); improved pharmaceutical forms for high-molecular-weight active substances; proteomics, protein isolation and cleaning, signal generation, identification of cell receptors
  • Cell and tissue culture engineering, as well as tissue engineering: Cell and tissue culture engineering, tissue engineering (including tissue scaffolds and biomedical procedures), cell fusion, vaccines and immune stimulants, embryo cultivation
  • Biotechnology methods: Fermentations in bioreactors, bio-processes, biological bleaching, biological pulping, biological leaching, biological desulfurization, biological environmental rehabilitation, and biological filtration
  • Subcellular organisms: Gene therapy, viral vectors
  • Bioinformatics: Creation of databases with genomes or protein sequences; modeling of complex biological processes, including system biology
  • Nanobiotechnology: Application of nano- and microsystems engineering tools and methods to obtain aids for the research of biological systems and applications for drug delivery, diagnostics, etc.

Keywords

  • Biologische Forschung (F + E i. Bereich Biotechnologie)
  • Blaue-Liste-Forschungseinrichtungen im Bereich Biotechnologie
  • Chemische Forschung im Bereich Biotechnologie
  • Entwicklungen im Bereich biomedizinische Technik
  • Entwicklungen im Bereich Biotechnologie
  • Experimentelle Entwicklung im Bereich Biotechnologie des Umweltbereichs
  • Experimentelle Entwicklung im Bereich Biotechnologie von Ingenieurwissenschaften
  • Experimentelle Entwicklung im Bereich Biotechnologie von Medizin
  • Experimentelle Entwicklung im Bereich Biotechnologie von Naturwissenschaften
  • Forschung und Entwicklung im Bereich Biotechnologie des Umweltbereiches
  • Forschung und Entwicklung im Bereich Biotechnologie) Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik
  • Forschung und Entwicklung im Bereich Biotechnologie von Agrar-, Forst- und Ernährungswissenschaften
  • Forschung und Entwicklung im Bereich Biotechnologie von Ingenieurwissenschaften
  • Forschung und Entwicklung im Bereich Biotechnologie von Medizin
  • Forstwissenschaftliche Forschung im Bereich Biotechnologie
  • Fraunhofer-Forschungseinrichtungen im Bereich Biotechnologie des Umweltbereiches
  • Fraunhofer-Forschungseinrichtungen im Bereich Biotechnologie von Agrar-, Forst- und Ernährungswissenschaften
  • Fraunhofer-Forschungseinrichtungen im Bereich Biotechnologie von Ingenieurwissenschaften
  • Fraunhofer-Forschungseinrichtungen im Bereich Biotechnologie von Medizin
  • Fraunhofer-Forschungseinrichtungen im Bereich Biotechnologie von Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik
  • Genforschung
  • gentechnische Forschung
  • Materialforschung (naturwissenschaftliche Forschung)