Saxon Institute for Applied Biotechnology

The Company

UnternehmensfotoSIAB is a young, innovative company and carries out application-based research as well as research services in the biotechnology sector. In this sense the SIAB can be seen as the link between basic research instituitions and industry.

The SIAB was founded in 1997 by scientists from the Leipzig University with the aim of making the results of biotechnological basic research useable. In addition to this, the company works in co-operation with the Leipzig University, the Dresden University of Technology, the Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research-UFZ and various domestic and international research institutes and companies. The laboratories are situated in the grounds of the science park in the Permoserstraße in Leipzig. The SIAB has a wide spectrum of methods at its disposal using the most modern standards.