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Medical technology and medical IT

Tailor-made technical solutions for medicine

Medical technology and medical IT combine technical expertise and methods with the knowledge of doctors and health professionals to develop diagnostic and therapeutic technologies. These include innovative analysis and measurement techniques, physiological signal processing, imaging, biomechanics, implant manufacturing and processing complex medical data. Digital transformation, cost pressure, demographic change and the need for high-quality patient care are all shaping the healthcare industry, where developments in medical engineering and medical IT are driving innovation.

Our fields of research

aiHealthLab - The Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence in Health

Our vision is to develop integrated intelligence for diagnostics and therapeutics.

to aiHealthLab - The Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence in Health

Biofabrication

Computer-aided cell arrangement to create 3D tissue structures for medicine and the pharmaceutical industry.

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Computer Aided Surgery

Supporting surgical procedures with computer-based planning, simulation, navigation and instruments.

to Computer Aided Surgery

Functional materials and surfaces

Research and development of medical materials and surfaces.

to Functional materials and surfaces

Implant design and production with additive manufacturing

Anatomical structure measurement and modelling to create intelligent implants using additive manufacturing.

to Implant design and production with additive manufacturing

Clinical Information Systems

Design and development of clinical data processing and management systems; clinical information systems integration.

to Clinical Information Systems

Medical Image Processing

Human body image data processing for clinical purposes.

to Medical Image Processing

Medical Decision Support Systems

Acquisition, processing and analysis of medicine and healthcare data, and the development of applications to make that data usable for patients, doctors and ...

to Medical Decision Support Systems

Methods and systems for neuronal stimulation

Development and optimization of neuronal stimulation methods and systems.

to Methods and systems for neuronal stimulation

Minimally invasive systems

Better patient-friendly treatment through novel, minimally invasive instruments and support systems.

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Sensor systems for diagnosis and therapy

Design, implementation and testing of auto-calibrated, networkable, miniaturized sensor systems for diagnosis and therapy.

to Sensor systems for diagnosis and therapy

Infrastructure

Modern infrastructure is essential to innovative research, which is why we have a wide range of specialist equipment. This is also available to support ...

Infrastructure

Some of our Success Stories

3D printed implants

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Radiation protection with robotics

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New functionalities in MRI scanners

to New functionalities in MRI scanners

Tracking the patterns

to Tracking the patterns
all highlights and projects

Institute for Medical Engineering and Medical Informatics

FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland School of Life Sciences, Institute for Medical Engineering and Medical Informatics Hofackerstrasse 30 CH - 4132 Muttenz
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