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Medical Technology Industry as a Driver of Innovation

JKU Rector Meinhard Lukas introduced the JKU’s most significant medical technology projects to over 80 guests at the "2018 MedTech.Circle".

[Translate to Englisch:] Florian Voggenhuber
[Translate to Englisch:] Florian Voggenhuber

State Economic Minister and Deputy Governor and MP Christine Haberlander emphasized the importance of having innovative companies and an outstanding research environment in Upper Austria as well as successfully collaborating with stakeholders in support of developing medical technology further. During his presentation, JKU Rector Meinhard Lukas reiterated this significance and added that the new Faculty of Medicine at the JKU, the Linz Institute of Technology, and other institutions at the university contribute to strengthening medical technology in the region. Rector Lukas remarked: "Over 70 institutes and departments at the JKU are currently conducting medical or medically-related research."

Experts agreed that the future of the med-tech sector market is full of potential and is becoming increasingly well developed in Upper Austria.