Competent authority Authority
Biological laboratory technician (m/f)
German: Biologielaborant/in

Fields of work

Biological laboratory technicians work in the fields of medical and biological research, in applied medicine and in the public health system. They are also employed in industry in such areas as the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries, in the food industry, in environmental technology and in companies which manufacture biotechnical products.

Professional experience

Biological laboratory technicians carry out investigations of animals, plants, micro-organisms and cell structures, they observe and log experimental processes and evaluate, document and interpret experimental data, in particular using electronic data processing systems.

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