Life Science
made in Göttingen

Our Life Science Incubator promotes research and development in Göttingen for innovative bio- and medical technologies that have clear practical applications. The Life Science Factory offers founders, start-ups, scientists, and researchers everything they need from a single source, all at one location – open offices, a wide-ranging program of mentoring and events, the “Maker’s Factory” prototyping workshop, and configurable S1 laboratories. Concentrate on your research, and let us take care of the rest!

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Establish Göttingen as a recognized location for life science start-ups



Mobilization of entrepreneurial forces, identification of future technologies, and promotion of life science spin-offs and start-ups



Infrastructure for research, office work, meetings, and prototyping, all embedded in a comprehensive program of events



Since January 2022, new facilities have been available on 3,300 m² with state-of-the-art laboratory, office and event rooms

four floors for success

With the relocation of the Life Science Factory to the newly built Factory on the Sartorius Quartier, all users have access to significantly more extensive equipment and an expanded concept. This is what you can expect at the Life Science Factory since January 2022:

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sqm maker's factory
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Our range of modules lets you tailor your membership in this collaborative environment to your specific needs.


Our community includes researchers and founders who want to change the world, as well as mentors and market experts ready to support you with experience at any time. The Life Science Factory is integrated and firmly interwoven into the world of science, with excellent contacts to the University of Göttingen, the Helmholtz Society, the Fraunhofer Institute, the Max Planck Institute, and many other institutions and organizations.

Wet Lab

Our state-of-the-art, fully equipped S1 laboratories with secure access meet the highest standards in both quality and safety. You can focus entirely on your research, as our all-round service includes cleaning of all equipment and utensils used, autoclave/glasswash service, and even lab coat laundering.

Maker's Factory

The Maker’s Factory is our prototyping workshop, with laser printer, 3D printers and top quality multi-use instruments. We offer basic workshops in how to use the equipment, and the various membership modules let you tailor your use of the Maker’s Factory to your needs.

Sartorius Quartier

The Life Science Factory is located in the Sartorius Quartier, which on completion will be the largest industrial park in Göttingen, covering some 2.3 hectares. Built on the site of the old Sartorius AG factory, the new premises will include areas for research and other work alongside housing and living spaces.

Would you like to receive more information about our facilities, or learn more about a possible partnership? We look forward to hearing from you!

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Maker's Factory Basic

The Maker’s Factory is the perfect place to turn your ideas into reality: On an area of 300 m² you get access to a state-of-the-art equipment park, which offers you the optimal environment for rapid prototyping. You become part of a community that thrives on exchanging ideas and learning from each other. 

Coworking Basic

Inspiring spaces for big ideas: With “coworking basic” you have a flexible workspace in a state-of-the-art environment. Ideal for immersion in the community, getting new ideas and perspectives, and enjoying interdisciplinary exchange.

All Inclusive Lab

Get the most out of the fully equipped infrastructure and inspiring spaces with our all-inclusive membership. Perfect for focusing on your research and benefiting from our community and our state-of-the-art laboratories.

Community Ticket

With the “community ticket” you can actively take part in the Life Science Factory community, where you can attend events at no additional charge and connect with founders, start-ups, and researchers.

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life science factory @life science tag 2022

July 06, 2022 / 10:00 am — 3:30 pm

Over the past three years, the medical technology industry has shown what it is capable of. The world witnessed how innovative solutions were created in record time with the help of modern medical and digital processes. The topic of medical technology innovations and rapid development will be the focus of the Lower Saxony Life Science Day 2022.

The Life Science Factory will be present at the event as a participant and with an exhibition stand.


life science factory @lift off 2022

July 07, 2022 / 6:00 pm

The LIFT-OFF competition is aimed at people interested in founding a company as well as active founders from all departments. The competition is accompanied by various events and workshops as well as a mentoring program during the entire competition period in the field of entrepreneurship.

The award ceremony of the LIFT-OFF start-up competition will take place on July 07, 2022 at 6:00 pm in the conference and event center Alte Mensa of the university. In parallel, there will be the possibility to watch the award ceremony via livestream.

We are very pleased to support the competition through our sponsored special prize "Life Science".


life science factory @nacht des wissens

July 09, 2022 / 5:00 pm — 9:00 pm

The 5th Nacht des Wissens will take place in Göttingen! More than 400 contributions have been submitted and the program is now being created from them. On this evening, science will be visible and tangible for everyone at more than 25 different locations.

At this 5th Nacht des Wissens you will have the opportunity to experience the Life Science Factory on site and to learn more about our vision and the Europe-wide unique offer.

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Find out more about the life science start-ups and researchers whose pioneering spirit and inquiring minds drive the ideas of tomorrow.

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Our pool of mentors is growing continuously. Find the right mentor for an intensive exchange that will bring you closer to your goal.

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Meet the partners we work with to implement our ideas, research, and projects with the goal of making the world a better place!

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