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Medical technology

The capital region is one of the leading medical technology hubs in Europe and has undergone high growth momentum for many years.

about 300
companies
approx. 13,500
employees
1.5 bn. €
annual turnover

Many of the medical-technology companies in the capital region theare small to medium in size and find themselves among world leaders in their respective segments. They benefit from excellent academic research and the various opportunities for cooperation with renowned research institutes and hospitals such as

  • Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin,
  • the Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin,
  • the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine,
  • DRFZ (the German arthritis research center),
  • the Institute for Micro- and Medical Technology at TU Berlin, and
  • the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology.

Why Berlin?

„For the benefit of patients, Berlin provides a unique environment for small and medium-sized companies in the medical technology sector. Its many clinics and research institutions are the foundation of our entrepreneurial success.“

Dr. Clemens Scholz
Dr. Clemens ScholzCEO W.O.M. World of Medicine GmbH

The industry is very heterogeneous, ranging from software development for digital health solutions and imaging to the development of electromedical and medical devices and the manufacture of medical aids for orthopaedics and care. Among the leading medical-technology companies are for example:

  • Biotronik,
  • B. Braun Melsungen,
  • Berlin Heart,
  • Eckert & Ziegler,
  • Karl Storz Endoskope Berlin,
  • Ottobock,
  • W.O.M. World of Medicine,
  • Zimmer Biomet.

(Source: Berlin Partner for Business and Technology)

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The healthcare industries cluster in the capital region

Use our interactive industry map to learn more about selected locations and available infrastructure - in 2D and in 3D.

Interactive Map


Networks

In order to combine and optimally use the available expertise and resources, very early on, the capital region began establishing specialized networks. These have contributed significantly to the region’s advancement to become one of Europe’s leading locations for life sciences.


(Source of data in illustration: Berlin Partner for Business and Technology)