Innovation

Kiel: Translating marine sciences into medicine

Innovation Kiel: Translating marine sciences into medicine

The BlueHealthTech alliance from Kiel wants to be able to combat chronic diseases before symptoms appear. They have been supported with 15 million euros in funding since 2021. Find out more here.

Fighting cancer with powerful bioinformatics and AI

Innovation|Science & Translation Fighting cancer with powerful bioinformatics and AI

In hardly any other field has the concept of personalized medicine become a clinical reality as it much as in the battle against cancer. Digitization and the advent of powerful data analytics tools such as machine learning drive this development. Here is a selection of players from the North that are leading the field.

Opening up health data for precision medicine

Innovation Opening up health data for precision medicine

Digitization of healthcare is a major driver of precision medicine, but the generation and usage of health data is a complex task. Pharma, biotech and medtech players from Northern Germany find their way through the challenge and explore new ways of cross-sectoral collaboration.

Operating room of the future: Rise of the robots

Innovation Operating room of the future: Rise of the robots

The market for robotic surgical systems is on the move. Medical technology research projects in Lübeck and Kiel are working on the next generation of surgical robots with artificial intelligence.

Breast cancer biomarkers identified more quickly with liquid biopsy

Innovation|Science & Translation Breast cancer biomarkers identified more quickly with liquid biopsy

Expert Neus Feliu Torres and her team at the Fraunhofer Institute have found a way to detect breast cancer more quickly using liquid biopsies. She explains how these biomarkers work.

HIV gene-editing therapy heads to the clinic

Business Nord|Innovation|Science & Translation HIV gene-editing therapy heads to the clinic

Provirex’ innovative genome editing therapy enables the elimination of persistent viral genomes from infected cells. The start-up is building a therapy hub in the future Science City Hamburg Bahrenfeld.

Mindpeak: Global frontrunner in digital pathology

Innovation Mindpeak: Global frontrunner in digital pathology

Digital pathology is a major medical application using AI-powered imaging analysis. Hamburg-based Mindpeak is a global frontrunner, releasing products used in clinical practice.

Digitalization in the healthcare sector with GAIA-X

Innovation|Portrait Digitalization in the healthcare sector with GAIA-X

Thanks to Dirk Schrödter and his team, northern Germany is developing into an ecosystem for medical AI with international appeal. Dirk Schrödter reports on how he and his team achieved this.