Understand the Health+ Program:

Our Health+ team primarily target students and researchers with a connection to healthcare, life science and medical technology at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum. If capacities allow, the offers are also open to external interested parties who would like to test the feasibility of a product idea, develop a business model based on their own R&D results, want to compete in start-up competitions, want to apply for public funding or are aiming for a start-up in the sphere of “Health+”.

Our Health Sectors:

The Health Sector is a broad industry with a lot of potential and branches in every direction.
To better understand us and our expertise, we have made this summary

Digital Health

  • Telemedicine
  • Health Apps
  • Remote Monitoring Systems


  • Medical Research
  • Genomics
  • Therapeutic Innovations

Medical Technology

  • Diagnostic Devices
  • Imaging Procedures
  • Surgical Instruments


  • Development of new drugs
  • Biopharmaceuticals
  • Personalised Medicine

Healthcare Services

  • Nursing Services
  • Outpatient Care
  • Health Centres

Health Data Management

  • Data Analysis in the healthcare sector
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Data protection and security solutions

Wellness and Prevention

  • Fitness Technology
  • Nutrition Counselling
  • Stress Management

Aging Technologies

  • Technologies for the care of the elderly
  • Gerontechnology
  • Ambient Assisted Living

Rehabilitation Technologies

  • Technologies for physical Rehabilitation
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Neurorehabilitation

Healthcare Financing

  • Insurance Technologies in the healthcare Sector
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Peer-to-peer healthcare financing

Environmental and Health Solutions

  • Air and water treatment technologies
  • Health-conscious buildings and cities
  • Environmental Monitoring in the health context