Medical Engineering

Profile Center Medical Engineering (FAU MT)

The FAU Profile Center Medical Engineering (FAU MT) is a central research institution. Profile Centers shape the research profile of FAU with a wide range of cutting-edge research projects, both in collaborative research and excellent individual research. They are limited to a duration of seven years, in order to effectively support the University’s strategic objectives. An overview of all FAU profile, research and competence centers can be found on the
FAU Research profile website.

Research into medical engineering has been extremely important at FAU for several decades. Several hundred research staff at FAU and Universitätsklinikum Erlangen from all faculties and institutes in medical engineering research and teaching contribute to the leading edge cluster Medical Valley in the Nuremberg Metropolitan Region. The Profile Center consolidates activities in the key research priority of medical engineering, and its tasks include coordinating advisory services for funding and entrepreneurship, networking its numerous members to stakeholders in medical engineering, as well as offering educational programs in Medical Device Regulation and in partnership with EIT Health.