Start date: 2008-12-10
End date: 2014-12-31
MedTech West’s overall objective is to increase the volume and quality of collaborative research projects in the area of medical technology. In particular it seeks to foster active participation in the introduction of new technology platforms into the clinical environment; undertake frontline research; provide access to clinical expertise; to promote understanding and the exchange of knowledge and ideas in the biomedical sector; and to fascilitate networking between the health care sector, industry and academia through conferences and similar events.
MedTech West is a joint venture and was founded in 2009 by
- Chalmers University of Technology
- Gothenburg University
- University of Borås
- Region Västra Götalands
- Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Shifting clinical frontiers with biomedical engineering.
We improve healthcare by increasing the volume and quality of the biomedical engineering R&D cooperation.
MedTech West is to evolve into a dynamic, internationally competitive environment and network with intensive collaboration between participating industries, healthcare providers and academics. Activities will be focused on applied near-patient activities leading to new products, processes and services.