Business matching event with Fraunhofer in Nihonbashi "Automation in Life Science"

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The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, headquartered in Germany, is the world’s leading organization for applied research. Founded in 1949, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft currently operates 81 institutes and research institutions with 30.000 employees. Fraunhofer IPT is renowned for new approaches for production automation in Life Science. Production Automation and Optical Imaging in the Life Science market is of growing significance. It is expected to expand additionally over the next years with: The importance of improved production technologies for robust, reproducible and cost-efficient production of ATMPs (advanced therapeu-tical products).
We at Fraunhofer IPT have over a decade of experience in the automated production of stem cells and have already implemented several projects with industry to successfully automate the production of tomorrow's therapies. Always with a focus on quality assured production for the welfare of the patients. More details: see slides Fraunhofer IPT expertise automation in life sciences
Leading researchers from the Fraunhofer IPT in the field of life science will be in Japan on July 26-27 and will be available in Tokyo for bilateral talks with interested partners from industry.

Date: Wed-Thu, July 26-27, 2023 (JST) From 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day
Venue: Nihonbashi Life Science Building (Details will be provided to participants.) Virtual meeting is also available. When you apply for this event, please indicate which format you prefer.
Time: 1 hour per session
Language: English
*NO simultaneous interpretation

Time: 1 hour per session

Introduction Fraunhofer IPT

Date and Time

Wed-Thu, July 26-27, 2023 (JST) From 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day


Nihonbashi Life Science Building / Online meeting


The persons from Fraunhofer who will be at Nihonbashi Life Science Building

Dipl.-Phys. Niels König, Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT, Head of Department Production Metrology

Niels König studied physics at RWTH Aachen majoring in solid state physics and biomedical engineering. He worked as a scientist in the Production Metrology Department at the Fraunho-fer IPT from 2007 to 2013, concentrating on the design and manufacturing of fiber optic micro probes for interferometric distance metrology and the development of customized measure-ment systems. In 2010 he became manager of the group Fiber Optics. Since September 2013, Niels König has been chief engineer of the department "Production Metrology" at the Fraunho-fer IPT.

Bastian Nießing, M. Sc., Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT, Group Manager Automation in Life Sciences

Bastian Nießing, M. Sc., born in 1991, studied medical engineering at the University of Aachen and Stuttgart and has been working as a research assistant in the department of Production Metrology at the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT since 2017. Since 2020, he is managing the group Automation in Life Sciences.


Companies (CEOs, Managers from R&D, Business/ Product Development, Innovation Managers) engaged in the field of Production Automation, Regenerative Medicine, 3D Cell Culture, Lab Automation and related technologies (imaging, analyzing, processing etc.)

Participation fee

Free of charge


This event is hosted by Fraunhofer and is supported by LINK-J.


Please email to the address below for registration. Niels König [Fraunhofer]: