Protagen Protein Services

2018-08-21T13:30:32+00:00

Günter Steffen

ZFHN Partner:

2005

Initial investment:

Protagen Protein Services (PPS) is a leading service provider for protein analysis in the field of protein research.

Martin Blüggel

Chief Executive

Günter Steffen

ZFHN Partner:

2005

Initial investment:

Protagen Protein Services (PPS) is a leading service provider for protein analysis in the field of protein research.

Martin Blüggel

Chief Executive

Protagen Protein Services (PPS) is a leading provider of services for contract analyses in the field of protein research.

The many years of experience PPS has in the field and its comprehensive spectrum of validated analytical methods stand for the highest level of quality offered to customers in the fields of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, and in the life-sciences industry. PPS also provides support for the development of biosimilars and offers an array of services with regard to biologicals and the evaluation of biotherapeuticals. The contract laboratory is active in international markets, and on account of its expertise and its own high quality standards, it has an excellent reputation worldwide as an expert for protein analysis and the methodology associated with it.

ZFHN's entrepreneurial mindset and business practices provide the nutrient medium for the above-average rate of growth of Protagen Protein Services.

Martin Blüggel

CEO

ZFHN's entrepreneurial mindset and business practices provide the nutrient medium for the above-average rate of growth of Protagen Protein Services.

Martin Blüggel

CEO

1997
Founding of Protagen in Bochum
1999
Development partnership for mass-spectrometry software
2001
First analytics for a biosimilar project
2004
Spin-off of PANATecs from the University of Tübingen
2005
Financing through ZFHN
2006
GMP analytics certificate for the Dortmund location
2008
Protease solution approved by FDA for blockbuster product for major pharmaceutical producer
2010
GMP analytics certificate in Heilbronn
2012
Relocation to the current company headquarters in Heilbronn