We work at the interface between academia and industry

Who We Are

BioMed X Institute – an inspiring collaboration model solving the biggest challenges in biomedical research and drug discovery & development

BioMed X is an independent research institute with sites in Heidelberg, Germany, New Haven, Connecticut, XSeed Labs in Ridgefield, Connecticut, and a worldwide network of partner locations. We operate at the interface between academia and industry, performing biomedical research, drug discovery & development in the fields of oncology, immunology, neuroscience, platform technologies, and artificial intelligence.

All our research projects are sponsored by leading pharmaceutical companies and conducted by early-career scientists recruited from the best schools around the world. The combination of global crowdsourcing with local incubation of the best research talents and ideas allows us to solve the biggest challenges in biomedical research.

We stand for free, creative, and curiosity-driven research combined with a solid validation of results, timelines, and deliverables. We serve a large purpose in advancing translational biomedicine by leveraging synergies and fostering cross-pollination across disciplines.

Completed Projects

Completed Projects

Since 2013 we have started 22 research groups and successfully completed 14 projects. After a project term of 5 years, all data, materials, and intellectual property rights are transferred to the pharma partners.

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Scientific Publications

Scientific Publications

For us at BioMed X, publishing the results of our research projects in peer-reviewed journals is key. We also share results at national and international meetings and workshops. We think this is vital to building collaborations and stimulating cross-fertilization of ideas and methods.

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Our Network

Our Network

We work with inspiring people from science and business to connect with the crowd.

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BioMed X Institute Heidelberg

BioMed X Institute Heidelberg

BioMed X is located at the Technology Park Heidelberg, within the outstanding campus environment of the University of Heidelberg. The campus is one of the largest biomedical research hubs in Europe and home of renowned research institutes such as the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL).

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BioMed X Institute New Haven

BioMed X Institute New Haven

A new BioMed X Institute located in New Haven, CT, USA, will start its activity in 2023. The first project to take place at this facility is a collaboration with AbbVie, in the field of immunology & tissue engineering.

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