Biology

Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms and their interaction with the environment. One can assume that biology is as old as the human being itself, who tried to explain physical and biochemical mechanisms of living organisms and organisms. More than ever industrial exploitation of biology is in the focus of science today. In view of biologisation of our economy and society its importance is supposed to grow over the next decades.

Head of Department


"When I started to work at FILK, biology as field of research at the institute was still in its infancy. I am proud of what we have developed as team and of how versatile the possibilities are today. My major aim is to advance the department systematically. The material and technology competence at the institute is really high and above all in terms of interdisciplinary activities and cooperation with my colleagues from the other research departments there are numerous fields of research which have not yet been dealt with. In the era of biologisation of economy, society and environment and of increasing exploitation of biological resources I see a high potential in this regard."


Dr. Ina Prade

Head of Department Biology

Established Cellular, Micro- and Macrobiological Methods

Biology is one of the "younger" natural scientific fields of research at the institute. Above all in connection with researching the raw material collagen and its application in leather manufacture, microbiological questions turned up more and more frequently which we wanted to answer. Primarily the focus above all was the determination of moulds on leather and antimicrobial finishes of material surfaces of any kind and their proof of efficacy.

This area was systematically established and expanded. What started as a cross-departmental function is organised as research department today which meanwhile represents a broad field of research. Typical cell-biological as well as micro- and molecular-biological methods and techniques are established. In connection with collagen and other microbiological raw materials this way almost unlimited possibilities arise for research and development of biological systems for pharmaceutical, diagnostic, medical equipment and medical applications.

Our Services

In the field of biology we offer the following products and services:

  • Determination of cytotoxicity

  • Investigation of antimicrobial efficacy

  • DNA quantification and nuclear staining in biomaterials of animal origin

  • Species identification (animal, mould)

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Dr. Enno Klüver

Head of Department Collagen


Projects that might be interesting for you To Project Library

Entwicklung eines Verfahrens zur Sekretion von rekombinanten, kollagenähnlichen Proteinen

BMWi INNO-KOM 49VF200021 | Laufzeit: 09.2020 – 02.2023

Birgit Voigt, FILK Freiberg

End of project: 02/28/2023

Categories:

  • Collagen

Entwicklung von thermoplastischem Kollagen zur Anwendung für Medizinprodukte (TC-Med)

BMWi INNO-KOM 49VF200003 | Laufzeit: 09.2020 – 02.2023

Enno Klüver, FILK Freiberg

End of project: 02/28/2023

Categories:

  • Collagen

Thermoplastisches Kollagen für 3D-Druck von Modellorganen

BMWi INNO-KOM 49MF200006 | Laufzeit: 05.2020 – 10.2022

Marit Baltzer, FILK Freiberg

End of project: 10/31/2022

Categories:

  • Collagen
  • Methods / Processes

Kollagenquantifizierung mittels Massenspektrometrie

BMWi INNO-KOM 49MF200008 | Laufzeit: 05.2020 – 10.2022

Birgit Voigt, Ina Prade, FILK Freiberg

End of project: 10/31/2022

Categories:

  • Collagen
  • Test / Analytical methods

Kovalente Anbindung von Kollagen an medizinische Polymere

BMWi INNO-KOM 49MF190125 | Laufzeit: 03.2020 – 08.2022

Diana Voigt, FILK Freiberg

End of project: 08/31/2022

Categories:

  • Collagen
  • Biomaterials

Kollagendispersion aus equiner Haut

BMWi INNO-KOM 49MF190045 | Laufzeit: 08.2019 – 01.2022

Marit Baltzer, FILK Freiberg

End of project: 01/31/2022

Categories:

  • Collagen
  • Methods / Processes

Kollagen-Polymer-Hybridmaterialien

BMWi INNO-KOM 49VF190015 | Laufzeit: 08.2019 – 01.2022

Maria Riedel, Enno Klüver, Bernd Morgenstern, FILK Freiberg

End of project: 01/31/2022

Categories:

  • Biomaterials
  • Collagen

Tensid- und enzymfreie Dezellularisierung von Pferdesehnen

BMWi INNO-KOM 49MF180148 | Laufzeit: 03.2019 – 08.2021

Marit Baltzer, FILK Freiberg

End of project: 08/31/2021

Categories:

  • Collagen
  • Methods / Processes

Modulare Perfusionsplattform für 3D-Zellkultur

BMWi INNO-KOM 49MF180131 | Laufzeit: 01.2019 – 06.2021

Ina Prade, FILK Freiberg

End of project: 06/30/2021

Categories:

  • Collagen

Wirkstoffhaltige Kollagenvliese für kosmetische Zwecke

BMWi INNO-KOM 49MF180050 | Laufzeit: 10.2018 – 03.2021

Birgit Voigt, Michaela Schröpfer, Ina Prade, Enno Klüver, FILK Freiberg

End of project: 03/31/2021

Categories:

  • Collagen
  • Methods / Processes

Tissue Engineering einer vorderen Kreuzbandplastik auf der Basis resorbierbarer, gestickter Träger: Entwicklung einer Hybridstruktur bestehend aus einer biomechanischen, einer biointegrativen und einer vitalen Einheit

DFG ME3734/6-1 | Laufzeit: 05.2017 – 06.2020

Annette Breier, IPF Dresden; Gundula Schulze-Tanzil, PMU Nürnberg; Michaela Schröpfer, Ina Prade, Michael Meyer, FILK Freiberg

End of project: 06/30/2020

Categories:

  • Collagen
  • Biomaterials

MACS - Mikrobiologische Aktivitätsmessung mittels chemischer Sensoren, Teilprojekt: Zell- und mikrobiologische Tests sowie chromatographische Untersuchungen

SMWK 3000704792 | Laufzeit: 03.2018 – 03.2020

Ina Prade, FILK Freiberg; TU Bergakademie Freiberg (IESM); TU Bergakademie Freiberg (IBW); Hochschule Mittweida

End of project: 03/31/2020

Categories:

  • Collagen

All completed Projects can be found here To Project Library


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