We seed biomedical innovation.

Our Core Values, Vision & Mission

We combine the best of two worlds – academia and industry – and enable breakthrough innovation by making biomedical research more efficient, more agile, and more fun.

Core Values

We inspire and motivate each other to unleash our full potential.

We embrace diversity as it is the source of innovation.

Aim High:
Our goal is to enable a new generation of targeted therapies.


Our vision is to be the leading research institute that combines the best of both worlds, academia and industry, seeding biomedical innovation for the benefit of patients.


By exploring new biology in major human disease areas, we enable our partners to take an active role in seeding biomedical innovation for the benefit of patients. By harnessing the brain power of the global scientific crowd, and by bridging the gap between academia and industry, we provide solutions for the pharma industry’s biggest R&D challenges. Embedded in a world-class innovation ecosystem on the campus of the University of Heidelberg, we embrace diversity and are committed to empowering the next generation of top researchers, enabling them to advance their careers and to create impact for society.

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