How we innovate

Backed by an annual research and development investment of €1.5 billion and about 23,000 technical intellectual property rights, including more than 14,000 granted patents, we constantly bring breakthrough innovations to market – for the benefit of patients, medical professionals, and society. Here's how we do that.


Peter Schardt

Driving the digital transformation of healthcare

A physician looking at patient data

Advances in smart devices and software solutions will transform future medicine and healthcare systems by connecting elements that are separate today.

Innovating for impact


Peter Schardt

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People are key

Want to innovate with us?

Then join our team! In our job portal you can find all our current job openings.

Collaboration is key


Peter Schardt