The Health Campus Agency Bochum

We close the gap between academic research and the healthcare business creating links with regional companies and universities – and with you. We will accompany you while you implement your innovative ideas at the healthcare location of Bochum.

Concentrated expertise

Our aim is to use Bochum’s great potential more effectively for the development of the city as a location for healthcare. This is what our committee of experts stands for, a group made up of one representative from each of the worlds of business, science and healthcare.  They support the Health Campus Agency Bochum with intensive and specific advice by creating links, building networks, and initiating projects, funding and finance.

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The Health Campus Agency cooperates with numerous regional partners. Together we want to attract new companies to our location, support spin-offs and develop innovative projects. The close-knit network consisting of all the many different stakeholders in the healthcare sector ensures that companies can quickly find the right partners for their projects and that work can be distributed appropriately.

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Initiative Group

The approximately 60 members of our Initiativkreis, all of them decisionmakers from companies, scientific institutions and the healthcare services sector, form a network of stakeholders and institutions which are relevant for this healthcare location. Their specific task is to operationalise topics and ideas and to contribute their knowledge and expertise. They are also ambassadors for the Health Campus Bochum promoting the national and international image of Bochum as a location for the healthcare sector. 

Are you interested in working in the Initiativkreis? Please get in touch with Johannes Peuling.

Bochum has created a pro-health alliance! Together we can strengthen medical progress – for the benefit of the patients. That is why we foster innovations and actively support cooperations between research, the health system and businesses.

Birgit Fischer
Hauptgeschäftsführerin des vfa (Verband der forschenden Pharma-Unternehmen)

VISUS Health IT helps hospitals and doctors with medical IT solutions – right at the heart of Bochum, on the Health Campus. The best address for innovations! Established SMEs and young start-ups all benefit from exchanging ideas, the special environment and the networks here.

Jörg Holstein
Gründer und Geschäftsführer der VISUS Health IT GmbH

Bochum has developed a great appeal as a centre of knowledge beyond the region. It is this transfer between science and economy that is important and exciting for the future of the city.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Ostendorf
Prorector for research, Ruhr-Universität Bochum