Dear engineers, production specialists, IT specialists, business administration experts and colleagues, the medical engineering and digital health field in Berlin covers a wide range of professions: the industry employees 15,000 people in more than 350 companies in the capital city region. These include global market leaders such as Ada Health, B. Braun, Berlin Heart, BIOTRONIK, caresyntax, Cerner, CompuGroup, Doctolib, Eckert & Ziegler, Karl Storz, Ottobock, W.O.M. World of Medicine and Zimmer Biomet. The industry’s activities focus on:
- Digital healthcare solutions
- Medical imaging
- Cardiovascular medical engineering
- Minimally invasive & robot-assisted procedures
Engineering services, IT skills, material sciences, medical, regulatory and business expertise along with highly precise production processes here go hand in hand and offer a wide and fascinating range of career opportunities in an industry that makes a valuable contribution to society.
Want to look around the Berlin corporate landscape in the medical engineering and digital health industry? You can find the names and addresses of the most important companies in the Life Sciences Directory Berlin-Brandenburg.
The capital is one of Europe’s leading locations for medical engineering and digital health. Many of the firms based here are SMEs. The smallest business has fewer than 10 employees, the largest company more than 2,000. Whether production, research & development, administration, distribution and marketing, they all work on innovative products and processes for the regional and global healthcare market.
Proximity to over 130 hospitals, around 30 stationary rehabilitation institutions and a dense, highly specialised outpatient care network in the capital city region offer the ideal conditions for the user- and patient-centred development of medical devices. And: the industry benefits from the close ties between business and science – instant technology transfer enables research results to be rapidly converted into competitive products.
There are four major technology parks in Berlin focusing on life sciences. Here you will also find companies within the industry undertaking research and production.
Technology parks in Berlin
Aside from business and science, associations and chambers are further potential employers. Among others, the German Association of Healthcare IT Vendors – bvitg, the German Medical Technology Association (BVMed), the German Digital Health Association, the SPECTARIS Industry Association, the German Medical Association and the German Hospital Federation have their head offices in Berlin. Begin your job search now! It will be worth your while.
Studying Medical Engineering & Digital Health
Three Berlin universities and other colleges cater for the next generation – including the leading institution TU Berlin. These offer courses in medical engineering, biomedical engineering, health electronics and medical radiology technology, for example