FIZ Frankfurt Biotechnology Innovation Center is an important innovation driver for Hesse’s healthcare industry and the Frankfurt Rhein-Main region. The expertise and innovative achievements of the 16 different companies, that comprise FIZ, enable far-reaching networking. A tailor-made research infrastructure of about 205.000 sqf provides an optimal working environment. Founded in 2002, FIZ has positioned itself as an address for collaboration and interdisciplinary networks. Shareholders of FIZ are the German State of Hesse, the City of Frankfurt am Main and the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Frankfurt am Main.