New Cancer Test

Researchers at the University of Erlangen in Bavaria in southern Germany have developed a screening method for cancer that just requires a blood test.

Mixed Reality in the Operating Room

A new technology developed in Hamburg could transform surgery across the world. The startup Apoqlar has developed the Virtual Surgery Instructor (VSI), a program that converts CT and MRI scans into 3D models that can be projected directly onto a patient and viewed by a surgeon wearing mixed reality glasses called the Microsoft HoloLens.

“Black Magic” Energy Storage

In Bitterfeld-Wolfen, at the Technology and Founders’ Center (TGZ) in its chemical park, researchers with the company Black Magic are developing revolutionary energy-storage systems.

German Biotech Sets Record, Seeks Investors

German biotech continues to grow, representing an opportunity for foreign capital.

Thinking BIG in Biotech

New foreign investors in German biotech star BioNTech are expecting big breakthroughs in cancer therapies through the development of individually-tailored vaccines; rapid growth is anticipated.

Telemedicine on the Rise

Telemedicine is making further inroads into the German healthcare system, which could enjoy annual savings of EUR 5.6 billion as a result.

Malaria Beware!

New production process will save lives.

Electronic Patient Files

The German healthcare system is one step closer to the introduction of electronic patient files – and the myriad benefits they will offer.

Smart Hospital

Uniklinik Essen, one of Germany’s university hospitals, is introducing a wide range of technology and processes that use artificial intelligence to improve healthcare and advance it on the path to becoming a “smart” digitalized hospital.