»Clinical Health Technologies«, Fraunhofer IPA, Mannheim
The department »Clinical Health Technologies« at Fraunhofer IPA at the Medical Faculty Mannheim, University Heidelberg, was set up by the state of Baden-Württemberg and Fraunhofer to develop new ideas for automation in medicine and biotechnology. It is the first known research establishment with such a focus. The department is located at CUBEX41 at the heart of the University Hospital in Mannheim and is part of the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA at Stuttgart.
This environment enables the access to and cooperation with all medical and biotechnological facilities in the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan area which is ranked among the largest in Germany and Europe. Thanks to the close, multi-disciplinary cooperation within the department as well as with the partners in the metropolitan area, a complete spectrum of services is offered – from idea to clinical evaluation.