What is Healthcare Mittelhessen?

Education, research, economy: The intensive networking in the health sector and medicine makes the location Central Hessen special throughout Germany. We want to link this networking in the healthcare sector even more closely with the Mittelhessen brand in order to convince new investors, specialists and cooperation partners of the successful medical industry location of Mittelhessen.

The University of Marburg has the largest department for Pharmacy in Germany.

With turnover of four billion euros and export ratio of over 90 percent, Hessen is one of the supporting pillars of the German medical technology industry.

Around 150 Central Hessian companies are specialized in the field of pharma and medical technology.

With around 9,600 employees the Universitätsklinikum Gießen/Marburg (UKGM) is the largest medium-sized Hessian company and the third largest university hospital in Germany.

Corona News

Innovations versus Corona

The strength of the healthcare hotspot in the heart of Germany is particularly evident in the corona crisis: many strands of national and global events are converging in Central Hessen these days. We provide an overview of the most exciting projects.

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A research team from Central Hessen is testing a new strategy in the fight against corona: a substance that inhibits a cell's own enzyme and thus reduces the reproduction of different viruses.
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Medical experts already agree that coronavirus can also affect other organs such as the heart and kidneys - as well as the central nervous system. However, there is no reliable evidence for the exact pathomechanism. To clarify this, a nationwide register is currently being set up at the University of
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A research team from the University of Marburg has successfully used the cancer drug ruxolitinib to treat a 65-year-old female patient suffering from acute lung failure after coronavirus infection.
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Respiratory masks play an important role in containing the corona pandemic. But time and time again, faulty masks end up on the market. Specialists from weisstechnik improve safety with their mask testing technology.
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Dr. Thomas Borchert, Global Head of Education for Point of Care, Molecular Diagnostics, and Diagnostic Informatics at Siemens Healthcare GmbH in Eschborn, Germany, reports what we can learn from the corona crisis about customer loyalty in the healthcare sector and how digital transformation is changing education.
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