We see medical technology and ambient assisted living systems as answers to the challenges of day-to-day individual life and the future demographic changes in our society.

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Ambient Assisted Living Systems (AAL)

A promising approach that increases safety, independence, and quality of life for people of all ages, particularly for the elderly.

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Demographic Trends and Individual Needs

Demographic change and cost developments in healthcare systems will continue to make changes necessary, while at the same time new technologies and services have enormous potential. With our work, we help meet people´s needs for health, safety, and well-being.

Customer Orientation and Accelerated Market Access

The Medical Technology Test and Application Center METEAN is operated by the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS. The goal is to help companies in the medical technology and ambient assisted living sectors to develop new customer-oriented and standards-compliant products and services, and take them to market faster.

Bundled Capabilities at a Clinical Location

In close cooperation with industrial partners, payers, the Friedrich-Alexander University in Erlangen-Nürnberg, and the University Hospital Erlangen, METEAN bundles medical technology research expertise with clinical and outpatient applications expertise, and makes them available for specific requirements. METEAN is located in the University Hospital Erlangen, where it offers laboratory and office space as well as rooms for training and workshops.


Nadine Chrobok-Pensky

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Nadine Chrobok-Pensky

Department Image Processing and Medical Engineering

Fraunhofer IIS
Am Wolfsmantel 33
91058 Erlangen, Germany

Phone +49 9131 776-7421