Health and Environment

In all areas of medical, environmental and nutrition research, Fraunhofer provides results that help keep people healthy and make healthcare affordable. Smart assistance systems are an invaluable part of preventative healthcare, diagnostic medicine, treatment and care. Since nutrition, food technology and effective environmental protection also have a major impact on public health, they feature prominently in Fraunhofer research.

Gesundheit und Umwelt

 

Translational medicine

Since many innovations arise at the interface between the disciplines, translational medicine promotes cooperation between physicians, scientists, computer scientists and engineers.

 

How a digital twin can save lives

Diagnostic hypotheses and personalized therapies: artificial intelligence has begun to revolutionize the fight against cancer.

 

Health Research in 4D

Drugs, diagnostics, devices and data are the four major areas of medical science.

 

Natural Products for Biotechnology

Insects have ingenious survival strategies. The researchers of the Fraunhofer IME project group Bioresources want to make it possible to use these talents in bioeconomy. They're investigating interesting insects such as ladybugs, aphids and burying beetles.