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Welcome to Brainport Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Working on Medical Technology in Brainport Eindhoven

Working on health in Brainport Eindhoven, The Netherlands, means developing innovative technologies that have genuine impact on society. Technologies that improve our lives in for instance the fields of health, mobility, energy and food. In Brainport you find over 5,000 tech and IT companies and organisations in all sorts and sizes that work on the latest technologies and perform ground-breaking research. This high concentration of companies leads to numerous career- and student- opportunities and many challenging jobs at all levels. 

 

 

Keeping an aging population healthy and vital

Varying from medical equipment that traces illnesses in an early stage to carerobots that complement the shortage of qualified medical staff; new health technology is needed to make sure an aging world population remains healthy and vital. That is the challenge that healthcare parties, companies, government and knowledge institutes in Brainport Eindhoven are working on. Thanks to our unique high-tech ecosystem, Brainport is able to accelerate the development of health-tech innovations like no other region in the world.

 

Health sector in Brainport Eindhoven 

The Netherlands is home to more than 3,000 research organisations and companies in life sciences and medical technology and it is the 2nd country in Europe for export and import of medical devices. A lot of these med-tech companies are concentrated in Brainport Eindhoven which is characterised by strong collaboration between med-tech companies and organisations, regional hospitals, doctors and patients. Together these parties form a strong med-tech cluster for which Philips laid the basis. Specialisations that you find in medical technology in Brainport Eindhoven are robotics, smart environment, smart diagnosis and smart interventions. 

 

 

Health in Brainport in facts & figs

37,000

employees @Philips in over 100 different countries

250

SME’s in medical technology

Health =1 of 3

strategic areas of Eindhoven University of Technology

540

square miles = Brainport's total surface

2%

of all patent applications worldwide are from Brainport Eindhoven

72,868

tech & IT professionals work in Brainport Eindhoven

Meet our Companies in Medical Technology

Some renown companies that are active in the field of Medical Technology can be found in the overview below. They represent the more than 5,000 tech & IT companies in Brainport Eindhoven and are constantly on the lookout for talent in fields as: Biomedical Technology, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Human-technology interaction, Biomechanics, Mechano biology, Medical Imaging, Regenerative Engineering, Clinical Informatics, Healthcare Systems Design.

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