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Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

Founded in 1743, FAU has a rich history. It is a strong research university with an international perspective and one of the largest universities in Germany, with around  39,628 students, 244 degree programmes, 4,000 academic staff (including over 580 professors), 171 million euros (2013) third-party funding, and 500 partnerships with universities all over the world. Teaching at the University is closely linked to research and focuses on training students in both theory and practice to enable them to think critically and work independently.

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Sector Corporate Technology



  • Integrated Breast Care
  • Entwicklung eines Verfahrens zur Herstellung supraleitender Kontakte für neue Supraleiter in Kernspintomographen
  • Smartsensors-B - Erforschung eines Millimeterwellen-Sensors zur nicht-invasiven Erfassung von Blutparametern

Universitätsklinikum Erlangen

The world’s state-of-the-art operating theatre, up-to-date equipment, science-based diagnostic and therapeutic procedures: the 42 departments and seven institutes of Universitätsklinikum Erlangen comprehend every field of modern medicine. The university hospital buildings are mainly situated close to the city, alongside the garden of the margrave’s palace and provide more than 1.300 beds.

Teaching, research and medical care are of the highest standard. Research results from Erlangen are setting standards for prevention, diagnostics and therapy.


HEITEC AG has stood for competence in engineering for more than 25 years and offers solutions, products and services in the fields of software, mechanics and electronics.

We are a system provider for integrated industrial solutions from a single source offering solutions for automation industry, production systems, measurement and test engineering, electronics, software solutions and documentation and information management with in-depth expertise in the following industries: plant engineering and machine tools, automotive, electronic, energy technology, information and communication

Evangelisch-Lutherisches Diakoniewerk Neuendettelsau KdöR (Diakonie Neuendettelsau)

The Diakonie Neuendettelsau is one of today’s major independent Christian institutions for healthcare and social welfare work in Germany and the largest organisation of this kind in Bavaria with over 200 facilities.


Dr. Rainer Beyer
Leading Administrative Director
Diakonie Neuendettelsau
Wilhelm-Löhe-Str. 16
91564 Neuendettelsau


Fraunhofer Institut für Integrierte Schaltungen

The image processing and medical technology department of the Fraunhofer IIS deals with research in the fields of medical image processing, vital sensor technology, bio signal processing and medical communication. In cooperation with the medical test and application centre (METEAN) and the Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, we carry out studies regarding medical products. Furthermore, the Fraunhofer IIS focuses on expertise in the field of localisation; more than ten different technologies can be further developed, adapted and combined to customised prototypes and systems.



IS-07: Barrier-free health assistance

The aim of the "Barrier-free Health Assistance" guidance project is to conduct research into the basis for a modular, intelligent assistance system that can offer specific support in the form of infrastructure in the environment of people living in the most varied of circumstances. The assistance system is embedded in a comprehensive and complex service structure and comprises the following functions:

  • Data acquisition directly on the person's body
  • Direct transmission of information to the person concerned
  • If required, transmission of information to family, call center, emergency service, etc.

Abschlusskonferenz des MORO-Projekts Spitzencluster Medizintechnik als ...

Wir laden Sie herzlich zur Abschlussveranstaltung des MORO-Projekts der Metropolregion Nürnberg „Spitzencluster Medizintechnik als Stadt-Land-Partnerschaft“ am 01.02.2013 im Landratsamt Bamberg ein. Unter dem Titel „Langes Leben in den eigenen vier Wänden: Technische Assistenzsysteme als Lösung für ländliche Gebiete?“ werden die Ergebnisse des Projekts präsentiert und diskutiert. Das offizielle Einladungsschreiben sowie das Programm mit Antwortfax finden Sie in der Anlage.

Leading-edge cluster Medical Valley EMN as urban-rural network

The leading edge cluster Medical Valley European Metropolitan Region Nuremberg (EMN) together with the Nuremberg Metropolitan Region has initiated a project  that connects the latest technical solutions in medical technology in the leading edge cluster with the needs of the housing industry and local networks particularly in the rural areas of the Metropolitan Region Nuremberg. The project is promoted under the framework of Demonstration Projects of Spatial Planning (MORO) by the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development (BMVBS).

The municipalities are required to

Life Science Investment Day

Die schwedischen Europaprojekt-Partner von Bio M Biotch Cluster Development GmbH organisieren für März einen Biotech Showcase zum Thema „eHealth und mHealth“, bei dem sich Biotech-Firmen und -Projekte aus ganz Europa mit ihren Technologien und Produkten kostenlos vorstellen können.

Das Event findet am 27. März in Malmö statt und ist angegliedert an den „Life Science Investment Day“ von SwedenBIO, der interessante Firmen und potentielle Partner aus ganz Europa und besonders aus Skandinavien nach Malmö bringen wird.

Die Deadline wurde bis zum 31. Januar verlängert!