Interdisziplinary large-scale projects
The Profile Area Medical Science and Technology is involved in the existing Collaborative Research Centre "Organ Fibrosis" -SFB 57. Of particular importance for the profile area are the EU project "Human Brain Project" (Neuroscience, Medicine, Future Computing), the ZUK I und ZUK II project "JARA-BRAIN" - Jülich Aachen Research Alliance especially in close cooperation with JARA-HPC (SIM LAB Neurosciences), the ERC Starting Grant "NeoNaNo" - Neoadjuvant Nano Medicines for vascular normalization, Ziel 2 projects "ForSaTum" - Faster realization of novel concepts for cancer therapy and "TemRas" - Telemedical rescue assistance system, and the BMBF major projects "OR.NET" - Secure Dynamic networking in the operating room and clinic and "Smart Care Unit" - Innovative products and services for the ICU.
RWTH Aachen and the University Hospital are core partners of the European flagship project EIT Health . The EU is funding the project with 80 million euros a year - one of the largest , publicly funded initiatives in the health sector .