• Branchenkompetenz im IZMP in Erlangen
    Innovationszentrum Medizin & Pharma
    Branchenkompetenz im IZMP in Erlangen
  • Event im Kleinen Saal der Heinrich-Lades-Halle in Erlangen
    Heinrich-Lades-Halle
    Event im Kleinen Saal der Heinrich-Lades-Halle in Erlangen
  • Moderner Tagungsraum im HerzogsPark
    Hotel HerzogsPark
    Moderner Tagungsraum im HerzogsPark
  • Veranstaltungshalle im ADAC Fahrsicherheitszentrum Schlüsselfeld
    ADAC Fahrsicherheitszentrum
    Veranstaltungshalle im ADAC Fahrsicherheitszentrum Schlüsselfeld
  • Tagen im Energiepark Hirschaid
    Energiepark Hirschaid
    Tagen im Energiepark Hirschaid
  • Katharinensaal im Kreuz+Quer
Overview Map

Medicine and Healthcare

Erlangen has achieved special prominence in the sector of medicine and healthcare. The city is the Medical Valley Cen­tre of the Nuremberg European Metropolitan Region (EMN). This unique concentration of university research facilities, clin­ics, medical practice networks and over 180 medical technol­ogy enterprises ensures that the region is an internationally leading "medicine cluster".

For the region the significance of medical technology is also demonstrated by the peak cluster competition organised by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Medical Valley EMN has been recognised and promoted by the Ministry as the only leading-edge cluster for medical technology in Germany.

Facts and figures about Medical Valley:

In Medical Valley more than 500 companies are active in the sector of medical engineering. Over 80 institutes at Univer­sities for Applied Sciences concentrate their teaching and re­search on medical technology and engineering. In addition, these institutions are complemented by more than 20 non-university research institutions in the same sector. More than 65 hospitals being directly linked to extremly efficient out­patient care sector, provide first-class health services. Over 850,000 in-patients are treated annually in Medical Valley.