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101 Top Biotechnology Startups and Companies in Germany

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Germany based Biotechnology companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Biotechnology industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Germany Biotechnology Startups

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BioNTech

BioNTech

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BioNTech is a biopharmaceutical company pioneering the development of individualized therapies for cancer and other diseases.

Bayer

Bayer

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Bayer offers prescription products primarily for cardiology and women’s health care; specialty therapeutics in the areas of oncology.

Bayer

Evotec

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Evotec is a drug discovery alliance company providing drug discovery solutions to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

Bayer

Sanity Group

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Sanity Group is a holistic European Cannabis company focusing on health, wellbeing, and scientific research.

Bayer

ATAI Life Sciences

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ATAI Life Sciences develops innovative mental health treatments that address significant unmet medical needs.

Bayer

CureVac

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CureVac is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that provides prophylactic and therapeutic application of messenger RNA.

Bayer

Fresenius Medical Care

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Fresenius Medical Care is a healthcare company that provides dialysis treatment for those with chronic kidney diseases.

Bayer

Formo

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Formo is a cell-ag company that develops animal-free dairy products using nature-identical milk proteins from precision fermentation.

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immatics biotechnologies

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immatics is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of immunotherapeutic substances for cancer therapy.

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traceless materials

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traceless materials is a circular bioeconomy startup offering a holistically sustainable alternative to conventional plastics & bioplastics

Bayer

IOmx Therapeutics

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iOmx Therapeutics focuses on the development of first-in-class cancer therapeutics.

Bayer

Impulse Dynamics

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Impulse Dynamics is a medical device company dedicated to offering innovative solutions for treatment of Chronic Heart Failure (CHF).

Bayer

MorphoSys

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MorphoSys is a biotechnology company focused on the research and development of fully human antibodies.

Bayer

T-knife

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T-knife is a developer of T cell receptors intended for T cell therapy of cancer.

Bayer

MushLabs

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Mushlabs is a biotech company using fermentation to create the next generation of sustainable foods from the roots of mushrooms.

Bayer

Abalos Therapeutics

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Abalos Therapeutics is an Essen, Germany-based developer of novel immuno-virotherapies against cancer.

Bayer

Affimed

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Affimed Therapeutics is focused on developing recombinant antibody therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other diseases.

Bayer

Origin.Bio

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Origin.Bio is a synthetic biology company that replicates and improves ingredients from traditional chemical industrialisation processes.

Bayer

Cardior Pharmaceuticals

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Cardior Pharmaceuticals discovers and develops medicines and therapeutics for the treatment and prevention of heart disease.

Bayer

Eleva

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Eleva develops novel biological therapies.

Bayer

Centogene

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CENTOGENE provides methods and technology for human genetics analysis.

Bayer

HMNC Brain Health

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HMNC Brain Health is a precision medicine pioneer in psychiatry based in Munich.

Bayer

AMSilk

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AMSilk produces and distributes high-quality silk biopolymers.

Bayer

inne

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Inne is a biotech startup building a hormone-based mini lab for women.

Bayer

Isotopen Technologien München

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Isotopen Technologien München is a privately held biotechnology and radiopharmaceutical group of companies.

Bayer

Topas Therapeutics

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A biotechnology company focused on developing products to address areas of major unmet need.

Bayer

inveox

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Automating histopathology, making cancer diagnoses faster, safer and more reliable.

Bayer

Labforward

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Labforward supports laboratory teams on their quest for groundbreaking discoveries and delivering innovative high-quality products.

Bayer

Molecular Health

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Molecular Health offers software solutions for evidence-based healthcare decision support and smarter drug development.

Bayer

Bluu Bioscience

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Bluu Bioscience is the first European cultivated seafood startup

Bayer

Ganymed Pharmaceuticals

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Ganymed Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical developing therapeutic drugs designed to kill tumor cells without harming healthy tissues.

Bayer

Hemovent

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​​​Hemovent is an emerging medical device company that has developed disruptive technology.

Bayer

Clinomic

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Medical AI company with a focus on critical care.

Bayer

GNA Biosolutions

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GNA Biosolutions is a private molecular diagnostics company.

Bayer

iThera Medical

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iThera Medical focuses on the development of proprietary MSOT technology for use in preclinical and clinical applications.

Bayer

Leukocare

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Leukocare is a biotechnology company, specialized in the field of biopharmaceutical formulation development.

Bayer

BRAIN

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BRAIN provides biodiversity-based solutions for applications in the chemical, pharmaceutical, cosmetics and food industries.

Bayer

Noxxon Pharma

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Noxxon Pharma develops biostable aptamers and substances based on mirror image nucleic acids.

Bayer

PreOmics

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PreOmics is a company that develops and produces innovative technologies for the pre-analytics of samples for mass spectrometry.

Bayer

BIOMES

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BIOMES is a biotechnological pioneer that specializes in improving everyones wellbeing by analyzing and interpreting the human microbiome.

Bayer

Epigenomics

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Epigenomics is a molecular diagnostics company developing and manufacturing a pipeline of products for the diagnosis of cancer.

Bayer

Tubulis

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Tubulis Technologies generates uniquely matched protein-drug conjugates.

Bayer

Vivoryon Therapeutics

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Vivoryon is a clinical stage company focused on bringing first-in-class therapies to patients suffering from age-related diseases.

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Curetis

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Curetis is a molecular diagnostic firm focused on the development and commercialization of tools for diagnosing severe infectious diseases.

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Novaliq

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Novaliq is a pharmaceutical company for the development and commercialization of first- and best-in-class ocular therapeutics.

Bayer

apceth Biopharma

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apceth Biopharma is a GMP contract development and manufacturing organization.

Bayer

Verovaccines

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Verovaccines is a biopharmaceutical company.

Bayer

4TEEN4 Pharmaceuticals

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4TEEN4 Pharmaceuticals develops innovative biomarkers for diagnosis, prediction and monitoring of acute medical conditions.

Bayer

Pentixapharm

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Pentixapharm develop PentixaFor and PentixaTher as a theranostic radiopharmaceutical pair.

Bayer

Adrenomed

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Adrenomed is a privately-financed, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company.

Bayer

Preventicus

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Preventicus develops smartphone-driven solutions to capture and analyze vital parameters for early preclinical risk screening.

Bayer

Allecra Therapeutics

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Allecra is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel treatments to combat multi-drug-resistant bacterial infections.

Bayer

digid – Digital Diagnostics AG

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digid is a German Healthtech company. Our mission is to digitalize diagnostics by enabling real-time tracking and analysis of human Biodata.

Bayer

Jennewein Biotechnologie

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Jennewein Biotechnologie is a science-based company in the field of industrial biotechnology.

Bayer

Heidelberg Pharma AG

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Heidelberg Pharma GmbH is a company providing pre-clinical drug discovery and development services.

Bayer

HepaRegeniX

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HepaRegeniX is developing drugs for treating acute and chronic liver diseases.

Bayer

leon nanodrugs

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leon-nanodrugs is a nanotechnology-based drug development company.

Bayer

Rentschler Biopharma SE

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Rentschler Biopharma SE is a global full-service contract manufacturer with more than 35 years of experience.

Bayer

Cytena

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Cytena develops single-cell printing technology for cell research and professional diagnostics.

Bayer

4SC

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4SC discovers and develops targeted, small-molecule drugs for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases.

Bayer

Breakpoint Therapeutics

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Breakpoint Therapeutics is a company that discover and develop new anti-cancer drugs.

Bayer

AudioCure Pharma

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AudioCure is dedicated to the development of drug treatments for hearing disorders with a high unmet medical need.

Bayer

AYOXXA

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AYOXXA is a biotech company commercializing innovative technology.

Oculyze

Oculyze

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The Oculyze computer vision cloud platform combines methodical patern recognition with AI to offer quantitative real-time image analysis.

Bayer

Sterna Biologicals

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Sterna Biologicals GmbH & Co. KG is an innovative clinical-stage immunology.

Bayer

Modag

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MODAG aims to provide a novel approach for treating neurodegenerative diseases by combining targeted small molecule therapeutics.

Bayer

Boehringer Ingelheim

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Boehringer Ingelheim is a global group of companies embracing many cultures and diverse societies.

Bayer

Atriva Therapeutics

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Atriva is a biopharmaceutical company which aims to develop new antiviral therapies against different respiratory viral infections.

Bayer

c-LEcta

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c-LEcta operates as a biotechnology company focusing on enzyme engineering and bioprocess development for regulated markets.

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Paion

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PAION is a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing drug candidates for diseases with substantial unmet medical needs.

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EBS Technologies

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EBS Technologies is a MedTech company that developed a stimulation system for the treatment of neurologically caused impairments

Bayer

Luxendo

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Luxendo develops and manufactures proprietary light-sheet fluorescence microscopy instruments.

Bayer

Acousia Therapeutics

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Acousia Therapeutics is a privately held biotech company.

Bayer

CEVEC Pharmaceuticals

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CEVEC Pharmaceuticals develops therapeutic proteins and monoclonal antibodies with human glycosylation patterns.

Bayer

Isarna Therapeutics

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Isarna Therapeutics is a biotechnology company.

Bayer

BOOST Thyroid

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BOOST Thyroid is the first digital and the only science solution helping people with thyroid disease prevent long-term health complications.

Bayer

Humedics

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Humedics specializes in instant and exact liver function measurement.

Bayer

NEUWAY Pharma

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NEUWAY is focusing on the preclinical and clinical development of innovative therapeutics for treatment of orphan brain diseases

Bayer

Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund

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Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund intends to invest in groundbreaking therapeutic approaches and technologies.

Bayer

Tacalyx

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Tacalyx is a biotech company focused on the discovery and development of novel anti-TACA

Bayer

Phaseform

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Phaseform develops next-generation adaptive optics systems based on innovative hardware and software

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GeneQuine Biotherapeutics GmbH

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GeneQuine Biotherapeutics develops gene therapy for the treatment of osteoarthritis

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Apogenix

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Apogenix is a biopharmaceutical company developing novel protein therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases.

Bayer

LemnaTec

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LemnaTec is a global specialist for digital phenotyping and digital seed testing.

Bayer

Vasopharm

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Vasopharm is focused on the R&D of novel therapeutics for the treatment of cerebro and cardiovascular diseases and their symptoms.

Bayer

CryoTherapeutics

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CryoTherapeutics is focusing on the development, demonstration of clinical benefit & commercialization of a proprietary cryotherapy system.

Bayer

LXP Group GmbH

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Revolutionary process for utilization of 2G biomass

Bayer

Pantherna Therapeutics

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Pantherna Therapeutics is a privately-held biopharmaceutical company.

Bayer

Algiax Pharmaceuticals

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Algiax Pharmaceuticals develops products for nervous system disease or dysfunction with a strong focus on neuropathic pain.

Bayer

Coramaze Technologies

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Coramaze Technologies, a medical device company, offers a minimally-invasive valve repair system for people with heart diseases.

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Belyntic

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Belyntic offers the first generally applicable purification kit for chemically synthesized peptides.

Bayer

Velabs Therapeutics

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Velabs Therapeutics is a pioneer in microfluidics-based technologies for functional screening of antibodies.

Bayer

Biomax Informatics

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Biomax provides computational solutions for better decision making and knowledge management in the life science industry.

Bayer

evocatal

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evocatal is a Germany-based company that develops and produces enzymes and chemicals for the pharmaceutical and chemical industries.

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amcure

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amcure is a clinical-stage company develops peptide-based compounds for the treatment of highly metastatic forms of squamous cancer.

Bayer

Eternygen

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Eternygen focuses on research and development of innovative drugs using a network of renowned scientists & contract research organizations.

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4Basebio

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4Basebio focuses on life science technology, DNA manufacturing, and supply DNA products to serve the fast-growing gene therapy market.

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Osteolabs

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Osteolabs brings the possibility for a bone density study significantly ahead in time.

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Genome Biologics

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Genome Biologics identifies novel tissue-specific RNAi therapies targeting the transcriptome of cardiovascular and cardiometabolic disease

Bayer

Computomics GmbH

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Computomics is a team of world-leading experts in plant research and bioinformatics

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Phenex Pharmaceuticals

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Phenex Pharmaceuticals is a drug discovery and development company focused on developing novel pharmaceuticals.

Written by Mark Kendall

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