In 2015, after a stint at a start-up in New York, the 32-year-old Austrian came to Berlin to launch Qunomedical, an online platform that connects patients to medical professionals around the world.
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Markets Germany asked Intuitive Surgical Germany Vice-President and General Manager Dirk Barten why Germany is just what the doctor ordered for his company.
“It’s not often that a single product catapults a whole industry upward,” writes business newspaper Handelsblatt, but then again the product offered by German coronavirus vaccine developer BioNTech is no ordinary one.
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US company Intuitive Surgical is a world leader in robotics-assisted, minimally invasive surgery. In recent years it significantly expanded its presence in Germany. Regional general manager Dirk Barten discusses why his business needed to be on the ground in Europe’s largest economy and how Germany fits into the company’s overall future strategy. Check out our new video!
The specialist but lucrative German market for minimally invasive surgery is increasingly open to small and medium-sized players from all over the globe. Government support at the national and regional level is boosting this trend.
The German co-developer of one of the world’s leading coronavirus vaccines, BioNTech, is training its sights on other infectious diseases, including malaria. In late July, the company from the southwestern city of Mainz launched its “malaria project” that aims produce a safe and effective vaccine by the end of 2022.
A university medical clinic in the western German city of Bonn has come up with a coronavirus test, called LAMP-Seq, that is both ultrasensitive and scalable, so that thousands of samples can be analyzed simultaneously. That gives it a huge potential for use in companies, schools and kindergartens.
We asked Intuitive Surgical Germany Vice-President and General Manager Dirk Barten why Germany is just what the doctor ordered for his company.