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 2020, the Center received a base budget of 22.26 million euros. This was supplemented by 10.6 million euros in third-party scientific funding and 1.3 million euros from the center's own services. Funding for the base budget is provided in equal parts by the Federal Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Schleswig-Holstein, as well as the state community.

The center currently holds 10 patent families as well as a number of cooperation and license agreements.


Third party funding and service proceeds, 2018-2021


Publications and Events

FZB scientists published their results in 151 publications in international peer-reviewed journals.

Due to the CORONA pandemic, only a few digital conferences and workshops were organized on a national and international level. Also, research stays of visiting scientists on campus could not be realized.