Founded in 2014 as a spin-off of the Department of Bioprocess Engineering of the Technische Universität Berlin and with long-standing experience in the production of difficult to express proteins and the enzymatic synthesis of nucleosides, BioNukleo developed to a specialist for the chemo-enzymatic production of nucleic acid derivatives.



BioNukleo is located in Germany's beautiful capital city Berlin. In addition to the rich culture and high quality of life, the city captivates with its high density and excellence of research and academic institutions as well as clinics. The German capital region is one of the world's leading locations in healthcare and life science innovation. More than 500 biotech, pharma, and medtech companies benefit from the highly-qualified workforce and the excellent networking between science, clinics and business.

Directly on the campus of the Technische Universität Berlin in Wedding - with its chairs of Bioprocess Engineering and Applied Biochemistry (among others) - BioNukleo can profit from a stimulating research environment as well as short paths to exchanges and partnerships, specialised facilities and expertise.



We are a growing team of young and aspiring scientists and engineers with backgrounds in biology, biotechnology, biochemistry, chemistry, bioinformatics, and pharmaceutical sciences.


Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Peter Neubauer: 

Peter Neubauer is full professor for Bioprocess Engineering at TU Berlin. Key aspects of his research are the development and application of new methods for faster bioprocess development - including genetic, cultivation, and analytical tools. A special focus lies on up- and down-scaling between lab and industrial scale. He is author of >200 publications in peer-reviewed journals and holds over 10 patents. He is founder/cofounder of several companies (e.g. Scanbec, Enpresso, Celltainer biotech).


Prof. Dr. Jens Kurreck: 

Jens Kurreck is full professor for Applied Biochemistry at TU Berlin. His research focuses on nucleic acid technologies, organ models, pain research and virology. He has published more than 80 papers in peer-reviewed journals.


You can easily reach us by public transportation with bus number 247 (to Gartenplatz), tram M10 (to Gedenkstätte Berliner Mauer), subway U8 (to Voltastraße) or train S1, S2, S25, S26 (to Nordbahnhof/Humboldthain).

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