Leibniz Lab

Pandemic Research Preparedness: One Health, One Future

The Leibniz Lab "Pandemic Preparedness" aims to prepare for future pandemics by bringing together the expertise of 41 Leibniz Institutes.

It focuses on four key areas: Environment-animal-human interphase, disease burden, pandemic management, and pandemic-resilient education systems.

This multi-perspective approach will create a dynamic consortium that adds to clinical initiatives and supports stakeholders in developing evidence-based action plans. The Leibniz Lab focuses on potential respiratory pathogens for future pandemics, studies alternative animal husbandry to reduce risk, analyzes pre-pandemic immunity in the population, and identifies mechanisms of severe disease progression. These findings are used to make urban areas and healthcare systems more resilient and strengthen educational institutions during pandemics. Strategies for international cooperation in preparing for and responding to future pandemics are also being developed.

Member Institutions

ARL – Academy for Territorial Development in the Leibniz Association, Hanover

ATB – Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy, Potsdam

BNITM – Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg

DIE – German Institute for Adult Education – Leibniz-Centre for Lifelong Learning, Bonn

DIPF – Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education, Berlin & Frankfurt

DIW – German Institute for Economic Research, Berlin

DPZ – Leibniz Institute for Primate Research, Göttingen

DRFZ – German Rheumatism Research Centre, Berlin

DSMZ – Leibniz Institute DMSZ – German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures, Braunschweig

DWI – Leibniz-Institut für Interaktive Materialien, Aachen

FBH – Ferdinand-Braun-Institut – Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik, Berlin

FBZ – Research Center Borstel – Leibniz Lung Center, Borstel

FLI – Leibniz Institute on Aging Research – Fritz Lipmann Institute, Jena

FMP – Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie, Berlin

HKI – Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology – Hans Knöll Institute, Jena

IfADo – Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors, Dortmund

IfW – Kiel Institute for World Economy, Kiel

IGB – Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin

IHP – Leibniz Institute for High Performance Microelectronics, Frankfurt/Oder

INM – Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Saarbrücken

INP – Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology, Greifswald

IOER – Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development, Dresden

IPB – Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Halle/Saale

IPHT – Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Jena

IPN – Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education, Kiel

ISAS – Leibniz-Institut für Analytische Wissenschaften, Dortmund

IUF – Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine, Düsseldorf

IWM – Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien, Tübingen

IZW – Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin

LIB – Leibniz Institute for the Analysis of Biodiversity Change, Bonn

LIN – Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Magdeburg

LIR – Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research, Mainz

LIV – Leibniz Institute of Virology, Hamburg

LSB – Leibniz Institute for Food Systems Biology at the Technical University Munich, Munich

MfN – Museum für Naturkunde – Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science, Berlin

PRIF – Peace Research Institute, Frankfurt

RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, Essen

SGN – Senckenberg Society for Nature Research, Frankfurt

TROPOS – Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig

ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Mannheim

ZPID – Leibniz Institute for Psychology, Trier


Claudia Waskow
Spokesperson for FLI
+49 3641 65-6707

More information: www.leibniz-gemeinschaft.de