The city of Schwerin is getting an injection of new business: Swiss medical company Ypsomed has opened a new production facility in the northern German town.
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Doctolib – a French company that expanded to Berlin in 2016 – has raised €150 million in a second round of funding and is now a unicorn with an estimated value of more than €1 billion.
With aging populations and increasing demand for medical services, AI and other digital innovations are going to become a crucial part of the healthcare of the future. Check out our video on smart hospitals.
Germany is Europe’s number one healthcare market by volume: Patients, manufacturers and providers power a life science industry composed of thriving medical technology, pharmaceuticals, medical biotechnology, and digital health sectors.
Day-to-day life in medical centers will be completely transformed by digitalization in coming years. German hospitals are at the forefront of the digital transformation, the healthcare market in Germany is booming and foreign investors are flocking.
Pierre-Michael Meier, general manager of Entscheiderfabrik, strongly believes that clinics should develop new digital business models in order to stay competitive and keep up with innovations in healthcare.
It has long been known that the form of hospital rooms influences patient wellbeing. Now this concept has a name: ‘healing architecture.’ A new U.S. military hospital under construction at Ramstein Air Base is a prime example.
The healthcare industry is charging forward when it comes to artificial intelligence applications and attracting investment globally. Germany’s research institutes are among the world leaders in this field.
US company OtoNexus Medical Technologies has teamed up with Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS to develop an innovative new diagnostic device for inner-ear infections.
In 2018, 36 of the 65 newly approved medications in Germany were biopharmaceuticals – an unprecedented fifty-eight percent.