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nICLAS Innovation Center für Laborautomatisierung Stuttgart

nICLAS Innovation center for laboratory automation Stuttgart: Cooperative Research & Development in the laboratory automation.

nICLAS, the innovation center for laboratory automation Stuttgart, was created by Fraunhofer IPA to connect manufacturers, users and researchers in order to enable interdisciplinary exchanges, business and new developments as well as to address all challenges related to labs and bio production.


Modern laboratories are highly complex data factories. Automation can help to master the growing complexity in the Life Sciences industry and to create space for innovations. Personalized production and individualized medicine require new efficient solutions through automation and digitalization. We want to demonstrate how adequate lab automation should be implemented in order to meet the needs of tomorrow. nICLAS brings together all steps in one place from concept to realization and testing.


By offering custom made solutions:

The nICLAS Academy: establishes a basis for interdisciplinary cooperation.

The nICLAS ReferenceLab: sets new quality standards for approved devices and validated processes.

The nICLAS FutureLab: keeps you on top of current trends, ranging from personalized production to Lab 4.0.

Category Services
Working areas Automation, Development, Research, Life Science, Production
Year of foundation