Bavaria is home to many excellent researchers and entrepreneurial activities in AI in health players, building a strong network across the Free State. Part of it are internationally renowned experts, located at Bavarias top-universities (TUM, LMU ), at non-university research institutes as e.g., the Helmholtz Munich or global players as e.g., Roche Diagnostics in Penzberg.
Yet, the Erlangen-Nuremberg area has a long tradition in medical education and research, commencing in the 18th century. In the past decades, the region has become internationally renowned place of excellence in medical research and development and earned its status as an internationally acclaimed ecosystem for AI in health sciences. The Friedrich-Alexander University (FAU), non-university research institutes and internationally operating AI companies have successfully joined forces towards a powerful AI in health ecosystem. Research areas include sports and telemedicine, digitalization of the German health system, including availability of medical data.