ZBMT Zentrum für Bio-Medizintechnik (Centre for Biomedical Engineering)

The ZBMT particularly addresses the needs of companies, active in the field of biotechnology and medical engineering. As the first cluster building of the RWTH Aachen Campus Melaten, the ZBMT is located in one of the most ambitious projects in the Aachen region. The building offers premium office and laboratory areas on a total area of around 4,100 m², separated on four floors.

We offer superb workspace facilities next to the nearby research facilities, such as the University Hospital RWTH Aachen or the Helmholtz Institute for Biomedical Engineering.

The proximity between science and economy results in an innovative climate from which you can benefit: Intensive networking between the stakeholder and institutes as well as the possibility to easily identify outstanding cooperation opportunities are just two of them.

Building services

The building’s internal effective area is equipped with the latest technologies for ideal laboratory operations:

  • neutralisation plant for laboratory waste water
  • fresh water supply
  • demineralised water (VE-Wasser)
  • compressed air supply
  • central aeration and extraction plant for all laboratories

Together with our on-the-spot partners, the ZBMT offers an extensive infrastructure and services package:

  • year graded, subsidised rent for technology-oriented start-ups
  • individual terms of contract with short period of notice
  • meeting room
  • communal kitchens and toilets
  • ultra-modern telecommunication technology (NetAachen)
  • caretaker service
  • site security service
  • outdoor parking spaces for employees
  • restaurant offering lunch menu in the neighbourhood (NANO-BISTRO im MTZ, Bistro - Restaurant - Forckenbeck))

Tenants in the ZBMT receive not just a flexible service in representative surroundings but also start-up and growth consulting services by the regional development agency AGIT:

  • assistance in drawing up business plans
  • arrangement of venture capital and subsidies
  • issue-specific events
  • access to an international network of partners

The ZBMT offers a rentable area of 4,100m² in total. Especially for companies of the biomedical engineering sector this building offers the best conditions to satisfy their specific needs:

Office space
The average size of the offices is 21 m². They are all equipped with a durable carpet.

According to your individual requirements the ZBMT offers laboratory areas for different purposes in different sizes. The laboratories are equipped with an easy to clean latex paint, the floors consist of a synthesis rubber which functions as an arrester and the ceilings are made of a dust collecting material.

It is possible to rent big closed units, which also contain a tea kitchen, or you can just rent a single office, which is connected to a common kitchen. On each floor restrooms are available.

The ZBMT - a building with exciting and innovative enterprises and start-ups. Here they introduce themselves:

Your contact

Lisa Seidel M. Sc.
Head of Department
Carmen Angelmann
Technology Centre Management