Zukunftsorte

  • Berlin-Buch

    Researchers, physicians, entrepreneurs, patients – for all these Buch is the health location of Berlin.

  • Adlershof

    Berlin Adlershof is not only Germany‘s largest science and technology park.

  • Berlin SÜDWEST

    Berlin SOUTHWEST has been a traditional research location for over 100 years.

  • Berlin Campus Charlottenburg

    Campus Charlottenburg is one of Europe’s biggest innercity university campuses, situated in the urban centre of Berlin.

  • Siemensstadt 2.0

    Siemensstadt 2.0: Freedom, tolerance and technological innovation on 700,000 sqm.

  • Tempelhof Airport

    Built in the 1930s and closed as an airport in 2008, the building is now being developed into a space for arts, culture and public use.

  • Zukunftsort TXL/Tegel: Der Tower und ein Teil des Hauptgebäudes des Flughafens Otto Lilienthal in Berlin-Tegel.

    Berlin TXL – The Urban Tech Republic

    The site of the former airport Berlin-Tegel is to be transformed into a research and industry park for urban technologies: Berlin TXL – The Urban Tech Republic.

  • Technologie-Park Berlin Humboldthain

    Germany’s oldest business incubator makes this place something special.

  • EUREF-Campus Berlin

    The EUREF-Campus Berlin is an innovative location with plenty of space for inspiration and networking.

  • CBP Pavillon im Berliner Zukunftsort CleanTech Business Park in Marzahn

    CleanTech Marzahn

    As Berlin’s largest industrial area, the CleanTech Business Park Berlin (CBP) off ers ideal parameters for manufacturing companies that specialise in sustainable and effi cient technologies, and thus off ers potential for both global players and small & medium-sized enterprises.

  • Wirtschaft- und Wissenschaftsstandort Berlin Schöneweide

    The Berlin Schöneweide Business and Science District, situated along the banks of the River Spree, offers a creative environment which is highly valued by globally successful companies active at the intersection of technology, science and design.

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Experience future

Experience future

Targeted, gentle treatment of prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men. In Europe alone there are approximately 135,000 new cases annually. Brachytherapy has proved to be a highly effective and very gentle form of treatment for early-stage prostate cancer. Using a needle, millimeter-sized, low-level radioactive implants (seeds) are placed in a targeted area of the prostate. They provide optimal dose distribution in the irradiated tissue with minimal adverse effects on the surrounding organs. LDR brachytherapy is highly effective, well tolerated, and is characterized by a short treatment time and a relatively fast physical recovery. LDR brachytherapy with medical products from Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG as IsoSeed® (individual seeds) or IsoCord® (seed chains) has been successfully performed in clinical practice for more than ten years. Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG is the European leader in the field of permanent seed implantation and the world’s only provider of the complete range of brachytherapy products.
Experience future

Targeted detection of tumor cells

The human immune system is trained to distinguish between “self” and “non-self” and to destroy foreign structures. By means of anchor molecules (receptors) of T cells, it recognizes antigens of bacteria or viruses and thus can target and destroy such invaders. Cancer cells, however, are the body’s own cells, which is why the immune system does not mount an attack but instead tolerates them. A research team led by Professor Thomas Blankenstein has now succeeded in genetically altering human T cells so that their receptors can specifically track and destroy certain tumor cells. More than ten years of research have thus been crowned with success. The start-up T-knife is now developing one of the first T cell receptor gene therapies in Germany on the Berlin-Buch campus using this technology.
Experience future

Two-in-One Gloves – Innovate to Protect

Many surgeons and nurses try to protect themselves from infection risks (e.g. hepatitis B/C, HIV) by wearing two gloves on top of each. This practice often results in a loss of wearing comfort and tactile sensitivity. The team at Smarterials developed a technology which allows to integrate the functionality of double-gloving to single-gloves without facing loss of tactile sensitivity and wearing comfort due to multi-layered latex-particle composites. The technology allows producing both surgical and examination gloves utilizing natural and synthetic rubber. The safety-optimized material structure integrates a perforation indicator and combines the properties and advantages of single-layer gloves with the benefit of double gloving – Two-in-One.

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We introduce ourselves

The name “Zukunftsorte” was highlighted in the current government’s coalition agreement. These are Berlin`s eleven places of future innovation. The Business Office is the umbrella for those places. Our mission is to bring Berlins innovationhubs together, with one brand but several managements. In addition to fostering networking and cooperation among them, the Zukunftsorte Business Office seeks to further their interests among Berlin’s other business- and decision-makers. Our tasks also include to establish Berlin as an innovation brand on the regional, national, and international market.

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