Eleventh Meeting of the Fraunhofer MEVIS Advisory Board

June 20, 2019

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Participants of the eleventh meeting of the Fraunhofer MEVIS Advisory Board in Bremen on June 19, 2019.

Following the roofing ceremony for the new Fraunhofer MEVIS institute building, the eleventh meeting of the Advisory Board took place in Bremen on Wednesday, June 19, 2019.

This year, Dr. Birgit Geier from the Fraunhofer headquarters in Munich gave the presentation on the current situation of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. In his presentation on Fraunhofer MEVIS, Professor Horst Hahn, head of the institute, reported on recent developments in the focus and structure of the institute and outlined medium-term prospects and strategic plans.

Professors Matthias Günther and Fabian Kiessling from MEVIS sites Bremen and Aachen gave the Advisory Board in-depth insights into the cross-manufacturer MR sequence development as well as the challenges for integrated clinical diagnostics. The members of the Advisory Board welcomed the development of Fraunhofer MEVIS, made valuable recommendations for future priorities and expressed their appreciation and thanks to the staff of the institute.

The following new members were appointed to the Fraunhofer MEVIS Advisory Board this year:

  • Prof. Dr. Ruth Knüchel-Clarke, Director of the Institute for Pathology at the University Hospital of RWTH Aachen
  • Stefan Widensohler, Managing Partner of KRAUTH Invest GmbH & Co. KG in Hamburg
  • Dr. Bernd Roß, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture of the State of Schleswig-Holstein in Kiel
  • Dr. Christoph Zindel, President Diagnostic Imaging at Siemens Healthcare GmbH in Forchheim