REBIRTH - Cluster of Excellence

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Supplier identity
General description

REBIRTH - "From Regenerative Biology to Reconstructive Therapy"

  • We develop new therapies from regenerative sciences and medicine.
  • We create synergies by connecting biomedical science and biotechnology to clinical practice.
  • We educate young people, for both genders equally and irrespective of their cultural background.
  • We actively promote international cooperation in research and patient care.


Type of Supplier
Research InstitutionClinical Trials Solutions Provider
Sector of activity
  • Cardiovascular
  • Gene / Cell Therapy
  • Hematology
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Tissue Engineering
State of Lower Saxony, DE
Regional access broker
  • Annika Buchholz, BiomeTI e.V.
Activity description
The 3 top equipments available

The REBIRTH Cluster of Excellence is devided into four areas:


Regenerative biology with specific aims relating to (cell) reprogramming, differentiation, organogenesis and aging;


Reconstructive therapies in preclinical models with cell therapy, tissue engineering, functionalized implants and the necessary technologies;


Translation with imaging and clinical studies;


Human Resources: The overarching, cross-functional Area D, which brings together the various training programmes.

Know-how, expertise available

The Expertise of REBIRTH is stemming from the participating organizations:

  • Hannover Medical School (Host university)
  • Leibniz University of Hannover
  • Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.
  • Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Muenster (MPI)
  • Institute of Farm Animal Genetics
  • Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig (HZI)
  • University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation (TiHo)
  • Fraunhofer Institute of Toxicology and Experimental Medicine, Hannover (ITEM)
  • and further Cooperation Partners

The Coordinator of REBIRTH is Prof. Axel Haverich, Professor and Head of Clinic for Cardiac, Thoracic, Transplant and Vascular Surgery, Department for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Leibniz Research Labs for Biotechnology and Artificial Organs (LEBAO)

Possibilities of partnership

According to possible agreement.

Terms of availability for SMEs

According to possible agreement.

Quality labels and accreditations

Biocompatibility testing (associated Unit 'BioMedImplant')

Training and Staff possibilities
Training and Staff exchange terms and conditions

(accademic doctoral/PhD-Programs)

Contact information
Dr.-Ing. Fabian
Business Manager
Hannover Medical School
Carl-Neuberg-Straße 1
30625  Hannover