Global trends demand that new paths are also taken in the health care sector. The Medical Valley EMN (European Metropolitan Region of Nuremberg) aims to increase the quality of health care by means of innovative products and services, while reducing costs at the same time. The leading national position of the cluter founded on the active networking of industry, science and health care. The partners in the cluster already occupy leading positions in many medical technology product categories in the global market. They further enhance their positions with the continuous development of outstanding innovations in the key areas imaging diagnostics and intelligent sensors, as well as in the cross-sectional field horizontal innovations for product and process optimisation. Besides numerous small and medium-sized enterprises, one of the world’s market leaders in medical technology – Siemens Healthcare – is part of the cluster.
Source: BMBF brochure "Germany’s Leading-Edge Clusters"