The Magdeburg Research Campus STIMULATE is a project within the initiative "Forschungscampus – Public-Private Partnership for Innovation" funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).
The focus of STIMULATE are technologies for image guided minimally invasive methods in medicine. The aim is to improve medical treatments as well as to help contain of exploding health care costs. In particular, age-related common diseases in the areas of oncology, neurology and vascular diseases are considered. In the long term, the project aims to become the "German Centre for Image-guided Medicine".
Structurally, the project is a public-private partnership between the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Siemens Healthcare GmbH and the STIMULATE Association, a series of leading regional and international SMEs.