In the middle of Europe, in the heart of Germany, Biopharmapark Dessau is a globally active center of pharmaceutical and biotechnology. Vaccines have been developed and produced in Dessau since 1921. Today, the ultra-modern site, less than 100 kilometers from the vibrant metropolises of Berlin and Leipzig, offers settlement and service opportunities tailored to the needs of the industry on an area of 136 hectares.
Facts & Figures
Investment since 2011
Distance to the airport "Leipzig/Halle" and 130 km to the Berlin Brandenburg Airport
Innovative vaccine technology, proven and innovative oncological drugs, medical aesthetics products, a wide range of products for health maintenance and recovery of humans and animals, research, development, quality control and packaging – all these are signature features of the companies that have been located at the Biopharmapark so far. IDT Biologika Dessau, which looks back on a 100-year tradition, has gained renowned neighbors from Germany and abroad long since. Profit your company from synergies and an infrastructure that is available in the Biopharmapark only.
Development and contract manufacturing of viral vaccines, viral vectors and biologics
Active pharmaceutical ingredients, fine chemicals and specialty polymers
Production and development of aseptically produced cytostatics
Production of medical products for aesthetics and dermatology as well as in the field of neurology
Vaccines, injectable antibiotics, hormone and pain therapeutics for small and farm animals
global innovation center for swine vaccines
Production and distribution of herd-specific vaccines and auto-vaccines for small and farm animals
Development and transfer of innovative vaccines to industrial production
Site operations & services with specialization in pharmaceutical companies
German Center for Infection Research
Jefferson Vaccine Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI), Seattle, U.S.A.
Erasmus Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Cr2O, Clinical research institution, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Max Planck Institute, Magdeburg, Germany
Leibnitz Institute for Natural Product Research an Infection Biology
Friedrich Loeffler Institute (FLI), Riems, Germany
Fraunhofer Institute ITEM, Braunschweig, Germany
NIBRT National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training
IDT Biologika is a contract manufacturer offering support to biopharmaceutical companies in product development, clinical trial sample manufacturing and commercial production of their products. Founded in Germany 100 years ago, the company operates facilities in Germany and the U.S.
Oncotec Pharma Produktion GmbH is a reliable partner worldwide in the production and development of aseptically produced cytostatics Made in Germany. Special advantage: Oncotec offers a full service and is your contact for the entire value chain: from development and market launch to commercial production.
CEVA bestvac is an established manufacturer of stockspecific vaccines and auto-vaccines for small and farm animals. Since 2019, the company has been part of Ceva Tiergesundheit GmbH, with the aim of further expanding this business area as part of the Autogenous Group.
Ceva Innovation Center GmbH is one of 14 research bases of Ceva Santé Animale. The Ceva Group focuses on pharmaceutical products and vaccines for domestic animals, poultry, ruminants and pigs. Since the acquisition of the animal health division of IDT Biologika, Ceva also continues, among other things, the 25-year tradition in the development of oral rabies vaccines.
Merz is a privately held aesthetics and pharmaceutical company headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany, with subsidiaries in Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America and Asia-Pacific. The company is active in research, development and distribution of innovative medical products for aesthetics and dermatology and in the field of neurological movement disorders.
Since 1992, TEW Servicegesellschaft mbH has ensured the complete supply and disposal of Biopharmapark Dessau through its own water and sewage treatment plant and operates the associated media network. As a general contractor, TEW accompanies complex projects from the pharmaceutical industry from the planning phase to realization. In the operating phase TEW takes over the complete real estate and facility management.
Since 2004, heima menü GmbH has been the central food provider for Biopharmapark Dessau, where the company is also headquartered at. The company restaurant, which opened in 2008, was expanded in 2011 and is opened daily from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for employees as well as guests at the site. The offer is supplemented by a comprehensive conference service and various special events.
You have creative concepts and need space to realize them? You want to expand your company and are looking for a suitable location for a branch or the relocation of your headquarters? From aspiring startups to established industry giants, all companies at Biopharmapark Dessau benefit from the many years of experience and continuous optimization of an excellently developed production infrastructure that creates unprecedented freedom and opportunities.
Focus on your core business!
Take advantage of the synergy effects with companies already established at the location.
Benefit from the know-how and perfect infrastructure in one of the most efficient biopharma production clusters in Germany.
Minimize costs and business risks.
Ensure access to a worldwide market and customer structure.
With about 80,000 inhabitants, Dessau-Rosslau is the third largest city in Saxony-Anhalt. At the same time, its location on the Mulde and Elbe rivers, in the midst of a unique floodplain landscape, also makes it one of the greenest cities in Germany. A lively history as a place of activity of the Enlightenment, the famous Bauhaus or the technology pioneer Hugo Junkers meets urban quality of life and cultural wealth. Favorable rents, high-quality housing, affordable properties and the central location between Leipzig and Berlin make the city a popular place to live. Due to the high density of daycare centers, playgrounds and educational institutions of every school type and for every age Dessau-Roßlau is very family-friendly.