Facts and Figures

The Borstel Research Center is a member of the Leibniz Association and belongs to the section "Life Sciences". The central task of the center is basic and clinical research in pneumology.

Research Funding

In 2019 the Center received a basic budget of 22,6 million Euro. In addition, it received 7,9 million Euros in third-party scientific funding and 1,8 million Euros from its own contributions. The basic budget is financed in equal parts by the Federal Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Schleswig-Holstein, as well as the Länder.

The Center currently holds 16 patent families and a number of cooperation and licensing agreements.

Third party funding and service proceeds, 2017-2019

Publications and Events

FZB researchers published their results in 104 publications in international peer-reviewed journals. In addition, 23 conferences and workshops were organized for the scientific public at national and international level. In 2019, 24 guest researchers visited the FZB for research stays.