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  • Welcome to MedTech West MedTech West is a network and collaborative platform for research, education, development and evaluation of new biomedical concepts and technologies. We initiate, facilitate and promote increased research collaboration between the health care sector, industry and academia. Our focus is on addressing actual clinical needs in collaboration with relevant clinical staff.
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  • New PhD students at MedTech West

    Elin Eriksson comes from the Uppsala area. She has got a medical degree and is a PhD student in Prof. Johan Wessberg’s research group in the neurophysiology department at the University of Gothenburg. Elin´s PhD project is focusing on exploring the central processing of touch using EEG and MEG. Johan Wessberg is Elin Eriksson´s supervisor. Christoph Pfeiffer is from Germany. Before Christoph came here, he did his master in electrical…

    4.8 million SEK granted to MedTech West by the European Regional Development Fund

    Tillväxtverket announced today their decision to support MedTech West with SEK 4.8 MSEK from the Regional Development Fund of West Sweden. The funds will be disbursed over the period 2015-2017 and shall be used to stimulate the growth of small and medium-sized medical device companies by intensifying their collaboration with healthcare and academia in the region. MedTech West is a model platform for novel ways of implementing such collaborative research…

    Postdoc position in MEG-based functional neuroimaging for children with brain cancer available

    The Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg (SA/GU) invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral position in neuroscience. The position is funded by a grant from the Swedish Children’s Cancer Fund (Barncancerfonden) with focus on functional neuroimaging with the state-of-the-art magnetoencephalography (MEG) facility at the NatMEG facility, Karolinska Institute (www.natmeg.se) and a next-generation MEG system under development at SA/GU and the Sahlgrenska University…

    The Brain’s Networks conference

    This conference will give a snapshot of the current state of knowledge about the brain’s networks through perspectives from neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neurology, psychiatry, psychology, structural MRI, functional brain imaging, advanced data analysis and mathematical modelling of neural networks. It will feature discussions between the speakers, and between the speakers and the audience, on how to integrate the research from these different fields. The last half day will be wholly devoted…

    Distinguished researchers brought to Western Sweden for a symposium on neuro oscillations and next-gen MEG sensors

    A lunch-to-lunch symposium that took place in Gothenburg on May 27-28 brought distinguished researchers from Sweden, Finland, Germany, France, Belgium, and the US. The organizers were particularly proud to host two of the most well-known MEG names in the world: Matti Hämäläinen from Aalto University, Finland and Harvard’s MGH in the US and Riitta Hari from Aalto University. The symposium comprised inspiring lectures, lively “fika” breaks, and delectable meals. Every…

    Master thesis presentation: Thoracic and total body bioimpedance measurements individual variability repeatability and reproducibility

    Welcome to a master thesis presentation presented by Samira Ghomian, MPBME: Thoracic and total body bioimpedance measurements individual variability repeatability and reproducibility Date: Wednesday, June 10th Time: 10.00 Place: Blå Rummet (room 6414), Hörsalsvägen 11, 6th floor Examiner: Bengt Arne Sjöqvist AbstractElectrical bio-impedance (EBI) is defined as the opposition of biological tissue to the flow of electric current. EBI is potential diagnostic and monitoring tool for occult traumatic injury. Bioimpedance…

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    • Visiting address

      MedTech West
      Röda stråket 10B - "MedTech West house"
      Sahlgrenska University Hospital
      413 45 Göteborg


      Get in Touch

      Henrik Mindedal
      Director of Medtech West
      henrik.mindedal@medtechwest.se

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      Detta projekt delfinansieras av Europeiska Unionen.