Chemical Parks in Germany

Bayer Schering Pharma AG

Site Classification

Key Data

Site Owner
Bayer AG, Leverkursen
Site Operator
Bayer Schering Pharma AG
Full Service (Plug & Play)
Fenced/Open Site
R&D Support
Total Site Area
18 hectares (44 acres)
Total Free Area
2 hectares (5 acres)
Number of Permanent Staff
approx. 1.250
Number of Companies On-Site

Key Benefits for Investors

  • Infrastructure

    • Standard utilities + purified water for pharmaceutical use, waste water treatment plant, especially suited for active ingredient waste water
    • Centralized off-gas incineration unit
    • Ammonia coolant system; cGMP- and DIN ISO 14001-compliant infrastructures (incl. high rack warehouse)
  • Raw Materials On-Site
    Several solvents (e.g. acetone, caustic soda, ethanol, hydrochloric acid, isopropanol, methanol, toluene) for pharmaceutical use in centralized tank farm.
  • Services/Utilities

    • Standard services (site security, occupational health and safety)
    • cGMP-compliant services (i.e. training, documentation, auditing, maintenance and engineering)
    • Support for start-up companies possible
  • R&D
    Pilot plant for biotech processes and production capabilities for microbial and mammalian cell culture derived products, incl. lab and bench scale plants.

Target Investors

Producers of pharmaceutical chemicals and active (pharmaceutical) ingredients including fine chemicals, starting from biological or chemical sources – preferably small to medium-sized chemical, biological or technically orientated companies – which would benefit from the given “pharmaceutical environment”.

Potential Business Partners

  • AI Curis (R&D company; Focus: API for infectious diseases)
  • Bayer Business Services
  • Bayer HealthCare AG
  • Bayer Schering Pharma AG
  • Bayer Technology Services
  • CURRENTA (infrastructure services)

Partners of Site

  • Member of ChemCologne
  • Wirtschaftsförderung Wuppertal (municipal economic development agency)


Besucher- und Lieferadresse Werk
Bayer Pharma AG
Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 475
42117 Wuppertal


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