The Witten Centre of Dental and Life Science Research (ZBZ – Zahnmedizinisch-biowissenschaftliches Forschungs- und Entwicklungszentrum) is a highly crosslinked special location for companies and projects in the field of life science and medical research and development close to the FEZ research and development center on the campus of Witten/Herdecke University.
The ZBZ offers services to business enterprises and institutions active in application-oriented research, design and production or in innovative services in life science or biomedical services. These include research and development companies as well as commercial partners for clinical studies, IT companies, further education agencies or designers of innovative education and training systems.
For example scientific findings of the dental clinic at the Witten/Herdecke University are implemented with young companies in new processes and products in ZBZ. In particular, laboratory-oriented life science research with clinical questions provides the ZBZ with its flexible usable infrastructure optimal space. The scanning electron microscope at the University can be shared by small and medium enterprises as well as innovative start-ups from the biosciences.
The ZBZ offers founders, companies and scientific institutions • laboratory, office and multi-functional areas, • treatment rooms, • meeting, lecture and banquet facilities, • Start-Up Consulting and offices/laboratories for founder, • R & D partnering and network management.
As an active member of the national health-economic network MedEconRuhr eV the ZBZ is embedded in a network of more than 150 research institutions and healthcare stakeholders from across the region.