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BioNTech Innovative Manufacturing Services GmbH- CDMO FOR CELL AND GENE THERAPY
BIONTECH IMFS is a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation specialized in the industrialization of cell and gene therapy products (viral vectors, cells and ivt mRNA). For 20 years, BIONTECH IMFS has been developing and manufacturing retroviral vectors and cellular products for clinical supply in a variety of monogenetic diseases and different cancer indications.

Based on extensive expertise in scientific, technical and regulatory prerequisites, we develop and manufacture your products in a safe and cost-efficient way in our state-of-the-art GMP facility.

We offer a complete service spectrum from process development through clinical trial to in-market supply. All services are fully integrated and supervised by our QA department, ensuring efficient and compliant manufacturing.


NanoString provides life science tools for translational research and molecular diagnostic products. The company's nCounter Analysis System has been employed in life sciences research since it was first introduced in 2008 and has been cited in more than 2,000 peer-reviewed publications. The nCounter Analysis System offers a cost-effective way to easily profile the expression of hundreds of genes, proteins, miRNAs, or copy number variations, simultaneously with high sensitivity and precision, facilitating a wide variety of basic research and translational medicine applications, including biomarker discovery and validation. Recently Nanostring launched the new nCounter® CAR_T Characterization panel, which measures eight essential components of CAR-T biology with 780 human genes.



Being the largest cell bank in the German-speaking countries, Vita 34 is the expert in storing stem cells collected from the umbilical cord at birth.

Stem cells are already being the basis of numerous medicinal treatments and they will shape the medicine of the future with personalized therapies tailored to individual needs. Since 1997, Vita 34 has been part in making this vision become reality.

Being a full-range supplier with about 100 employees, we provide services ranging from the collection to the processing and preservation to the professional release for application. Over 230,000 customers from more than 20 countries have already taken care of their family’s health by means of a cell deposit with Vita 34.

40 applications so far in treatment attempts, studies, and individual cases put Vita 34 in a top position and prove the excellent quality of its preparations.

We take pride in what have reached. And we take the status quo as our steppingstone for new ideas, services, and products available to everyone.