The ecosystem of
Medical Valley

The Medical Valley ecosystem in the European Metropolitan Region of Nuremberg allows fast and easy interaction with all relevant actors.

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The leading
Innovations-Cluster

The Medical Valley European Metropolitan Region Nuremberg (EMN) Association is an internationally leading innovation ecosystem in the area of healthcare management.

Highly specialized research institutions, internationally leading and at the same time many growing companies are active here. They cooperate closely with world-renowned health research institutions in order to jointly find solutions for the challenges of health care today and tomorrow.

This extraordinary concentration of players, combined with the international market and competitive position of individual players, the unique infrastructures and services, all provide the conditions that allow ideas to be turned into products, processes and services more quickly.

The nationally and internationally outstanding position of this economically strong region was additionally strengthened in January 2010 by the appointment of “National Top Cluster” for medical technology by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

In April 2017, Medical Valley, in cooperation with the Zollhof Tech Incubator and the Health Hackers, was named one of twelve national “Digital Hubs” by the Federal Ministry of Economics – the only one that focuses exclusively on health.

We, as Medical Valley European Metropolitan Region Nuremberg (EMN) Association, have currently more than 210 members from business, science, healthcare, networks and politics. We have been contributing to the further development, coordination and marketing of this eco system since 2007.

Current activities of Medical Valley EMN are a.o. operation of the innovation centers Medical Valley Center Erlangen and Forchheim, coordination of the Bavarian Cluster of Medical Technology (in cooperation with Forum MedTech Pharma), set-up and performance of the Medical Valley Award (Award for research teams in pre-founding phases) and the coordination of the platform “Digital medicine/health“ in line with Zentrum Digitalisierung. Bayern.

Furthermore, Medical Valley EMN is member of the consortium of EITHealth, a consolidation of European partners, that develop – within the scope of Horizon 2020 – new solutions regarding to the topics „Promote Healthy Living“, „Support Active Ageing“ and „Improve Healthcare“. With a budget of up to 80 m p.a. for the next 7 to 15 years EIT Health is currently one of the biggest health research programs worldwide.

In the Medical Valley more than 210 members from economy, science, healthcare provision, networks and politics have united to create solutions for the healthcare challenges of today and tomorrow.

Medical Valley
Eco System

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More than 500 MedTech-companies
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More than 65 clinics
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More than 850.000 stationary attended patients per year
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More than 80 universities and UAS
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More than 20 research institutions additionally to universities

Value
Proposition

Rakete startet

We accelerate time-to-market for healthcare innovations. 

Glühbirne die leuchtet

We drive transdiciplinary cooperations of all relevant stakeholders in order to improve the capabilities to innovate in healthcare.

Medaille

We create a stimulating atmosphere for the development of best-in-class products, health services and business models. 

Menschen kommen zusammen

We attract innovative people and companies from all over the world to start creating medical value here, in Medical Valley.

Leuchtturm

We develop Medical Valley to an internationally visible model region for optimal healthcare delivery. 

Activity Fields

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Industry

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Start-Ups

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Research

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Health Provider

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Politicians

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Investors

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Citizens

Training and Education

Improvement of capabilities to innovate

Innovation Driven Research

 New products, services and business models

Business Creation &
Business Development

More successful spin-offs, start-ups and SMEs

Model Region
Medical Valley

Infrastructures for innovation and optimized time-to-market

The Medical Valley
One-Stop-Shop

Technologisches Angebot
Industrie & Technologie

Produktidee

Versorgungsbedarf
Transnationale Forschung
Wissenschaft & Kliniken

Technologisches Angebot
Industrie & Technologie

Produktidee

Versorgungsbedarf
Transnationale Forschung
Wissenschaft & Kliniken

Produktidee

Versorgungsbedarf
Transnationale Forschung
Wissenschaft & Kliniken

Produktidee

Versorgungsbedarf
Transnationale Forschung
Wissenschaft & Kliniken