Research Divisions

The key areas of expertise of the Fraunhofer-Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME are spread over three divisions, all of which deal with the identification, production, specific application and evaluation of substances, ranging from biotechnological products to active agents for clinical applications.

Molecular Biotechnology



Locations Aachen and Münster

Applied Ecology and Bioresources


Locations Schmallenberg and Gießen

Translational Medicine



Locations Frankfurt/Main and Hamburg