ABOUT US

CBmed, an Austrian funded competence center, links excellent research infrastructure, scientific expertise, medical knowledge, national and international industry partners for systematic medical biomarker research.

CBmed brings together scientific experts with leading pharmaceutical, diagnostic, medical-technology and IT industry partners. In addition, CBmed has a strong network in the area of Biobanking including the largest Biobank in Europe, Biobank Graz, and the European Biobanking network BBMRI-ERIC. CBmed research projects will identify new biomarkers, validate potential biomarkers and conduct translational biomarker research for products to be used in clinical practice.

CBmed will develop easily applicable, targeted, minimally invasive biomarkers for better diagnosis, better therapy monitoring and a more personalized treatment of patients.

OUR VISION

Our vision is to become the world’s most recognised centre for biomarker research in personalised medicine by 2030.

This will be achieved by integrating cutting-edge technologies with international and interdisciplinary expertise in the fields of cancer and cardio-metabolic health. Together with our scientific and industry partners, we will develop solutions and products for patient care and cure.

  • Identifying new biomarkers

  • Validating potential biomarkers

  • Conducting translational biomarker research

Research projects

CBmed Projects aim to develop easily applicable, targeted, minimally invasive biomarkers for better diagnosis, better therapy monitoring and a more personalized treatment of patients.

Chief Scientific Officer » Thomas Pieber
Chief Financial Officer, Head of TQM » Robert Lobnig
Scientific Leader Area 1 Data & Technologies » Wolfgang Wadsak
Scientific Leader Area 2 Cancer » Amin El-Heliebi
Scientific Leader Area 3 Cardio-Metabolic Health » Markus Wallner
CBsolutions Director of Business Development » Lucas Pflanzl-Knizacek
Head of Core Technologies » Barbara Prietl
Head of Human Resources » Angela Jacan
Head of Finance & Controlling » Michiel Jalink 
Purchasing » Selina Kofler
Scientific Advisor Area Cancer » Armin Gerger
Scientific Advisor Area Cardio-Metabolic Health » Harald Sourij

60

Employees

300

Employees
of cooperation partners

7

Million €
annual research volume

5

Patents

456

Publications

57

PhD & Master thesis

18

National and international scientific partners

40

National and international industry partners

The COMET Center CBmed is funded within COMET – Competence Centers for Excellent Technologies by the Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT), the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs (BMDW), Land Steiermark (Styrian Business Promotion Agency – SFG) and Land Wien (Vienna Business Agency – WAW). The COMET program is executed by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG).

CBmed GmbH Center for Biomarker Research in Medicine
Stiftingtalstrasse 5   8010 Graz   Austria   office@cbmed.at   +43 316 385 28801

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