BioMedicine Centre Bochum

Taking research to market

Founded in 2009 on the campus of the Ruhr-University Bochum, the BioMedicine Centre Bochum (BMZ) provides young life science and healthcare companies with approx. 5,200 m2 space for office- and laboratory premises to be used for the development, production, and market launch of new products, technologies, and services. The activities of the BMZ are especially focused on transferring research findings from the university, nearby clinics, and medical schools into marketable products or technologies. 

The five floors of the BMZ provide flexible, well-equipped office, laboratory and workshop spaces of between 15 and 50 square metres. The majority of the laboratories are fitted out with S1 standard laboratory equipment. It is possible to upgrade them to clean rooms and laboratories with higher safety standards if required. 

The BMZ also has other specific equipment such as laboratory apparatus and machine tools which can be rented by the resident companies. Various meeting rooms are also available for courses and workshops.


Contract periods: usually 5 years, individual agreements possible.

Basic monthly rent (all prices exclusive of 19 % VAT):

  • Office space: 9.80 € /m2
  • Laboratory space: on request
  • Parking spaces: 30.00 € each

    Please find more information about the BioMedicine Centre Bochum at (only available in German language).