Institut für Virologie der Philipps Universität Marburg

2. Responsible public or private organization or company
Philipps-University Marburg
3. Location and postal address
Hans-Meerwein-Strasse 3 D-35043 Marburg
4. Source(s) of financing of the reported activity, including indication if the activity is wholly or partly financed by the Ministry of Defence

- State of Hessen
- German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)
- Federal Ministry of Education and Research
- European Union

5. Number of maximum containment units5 within the research centre and/or laboratory, with an indication of their respective size (SqM):
ABL 4 , 14.50 SqM
Animal Room
BL 4 , 68.94 SqM
BL 4 , 68.94 SqM
6. Scope and general description of activities, including type(s) of micro-organisms and/or toxins as appropriate

Basic research on Marburg virus, Ebola virus, Lassa virus, Nipah Virus, SARS-Corona Virus, Junin Virus and Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus. Diagnostic services in surveillance of Class 4 - viruses and smallpox virus. Development and characterization of vaccines.

(4) For facilities with maximum containment units participating in the national biological defence research and development programme, please fill in name of facility and mark "Declared in accordance with Form A, part 2 (iii)".

(5) In accordance with the latest edition of the WHO Laboratory Biosafety Manual, or equivalent.