About Miltenyi Biotec

Empowering discovery. Advancing therapy.

For more than 30 years, Miltenyi Biotec has played an important role in the design, development, manufacture, and integration of products that empower the advancement of biomedical research and enable cell and gene therapy.

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Cell factory
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Our mission

Our mission is to advance scientific understanding and medicine by providing solutions for cell and gene therapy and biomedical research. We believe in biomedical science as the strongest driver to change the way we treat cancer, autoimmune diseases, and neurodegenerative disorders. 
The design of therapeutics is evolving away from chemistry-based science towards individual treatments that focus on cell-based approaches and more targeted drugs. We are driving the revolution that is reinventing medicine and advancing it to a level that will make cancer and other serious diseases history.

Fast facts & History

We look back at three decades of biomedical expertise and pioneer spirit. Throughout this time, we have continuously worked on the advancement of our technologies and collaborated with researchers around the world to push the boundaries of what is technically possible. 

> 4,000 employees worldwide

At Miltenyi Biotec there are brilliant minds from over 50 countries working closely together to invent the medicine of tomorrow.

25% employees 
in global R&D

As researchers ourselves, we share a scientific mindset with our customers and understand their needs and visions.

> 6,000 patients benefit from treatments using our technologies every year

Our technologies are used to conduct hundreds of clinical trials worldwide. 

> 18,000 products

Our solutions address all aspects of translational sciences, from basic research to commercial-scale cell therapy manufacturing.

28 countries 
with direct sales

Subsidiaries and direct sales bring us closer to our customers and ensure optimal access to our products and services.

73 countries served, including distributors

Our extensive sales and technical support network makes us a reliable partner to our customers worldwide.


  • 1989 – Foundation of Miltenyi Biotec in Germany
  • 2002 – Opening of GMP manufacturing facility in Teterow, Germany
  • 2008 – Acquisition of Medic Tools sample preparation technology
  • 2014 – Acquisition of MEMS chip technology for cell sorting applications
  • 2014 – Acquisition of lentiviral vector technology
  • 2017 – Acquisition of adapter CAR T technology
  • 2017 – Acquisition of smart imaging solution technology
  • 2018 – Generic manufacturing authorization granted for CliniMACS Cell Factory® Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
  • 2018 – Acquisition of advanced optical technology
  • 2019 – Acquisition of image processing technology
  • 2019 – Foundation of Miltenyi Biomedicine
  • 2019 – Acquisition of next-generation sequencing technology 
  • 2021 – Acquisition of Qi Biotech image analysis software for high-content imaging data
  • 2021 – Opening of CliniMACS Cell Factory® San José, CA, USA

Our passion for science

Miltenyi Biotec was founded in 1989 based on the invention of MACS® Technology. Our technological solutions have made an important contribution to the advancement of biomedical science ever since. Today our more than 18,000 products play a vital role in paving the way for the medicine of tomorrow. We offer comprehensive solutions for our customers’ workflows, from basic research to translation into clinical applications. 
Our integrated technologies span a broad range of applications, from cellular research to genetic sequencing, high-content imaging, and commercial-scale manufacturing of cellular therapies. 
We are scientists ourselves and share our customers’ mindset. We are passionate about unraveling nature’s complexity. This is what drives our research and inspires our products.

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Our values

At Miltenyi Biotec there are brilliant minds from over 50 countries working as one to invent the medicine of tomorrow. Our unique Miltenyi culture is based on strong principles aiming to create an environment fostering creativity, excellence, and innovation.

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