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Leading-Edge Cluster

Since 2010 we are the only Leading-Edge Cluster for Medical Technology in Germany - designated and sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Partners in Medical Valley have implemented 45 R&D project in the five lead themes ophthalmology, diagnostic imaging, horizontal innovation, intelligent sensors and therapy systems until 2015, which all follow the common strategy to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare - and this very successfully:

Spitzencluster Projektübersicht

Imaging and external magnetic field for local tumor therapy with magnetic nanoparticles
Development of open and quiet MR scanners with new coil and gradient technology
Developing a procedure for the manufacture of superconductive contacts for new magnetic resonance imaging scanners
Development of a camera-based positioning system to improve the (absolute) positioning of a patient table
Development of a product concept for CT of the extremities

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