The technologies and scientific advances behind high-energy physics - through developments in accelerators, detectors and computing - have historically contributed to the field of medical and biomedical technologies.

Our Activities in Medical and Biomedical Technologies

CERN know-how and technologies with potential or existing medical and biomedical applications

Recent News items related to our Medtech activities

 

Success stories of CERN-related medical and biomedical applications

  • FLUKA: Simulations for Hadron Therapy
    FLUKA is a particle transport and interaction simulation code, originally developed by CERN and INFN for particle physics, which finds applications in a wide range of other domains including medical.
    medtech
    licensing
  • GEMPix
    In 2016, CERN started investigating the use of GEMPix to measure the 3D energy deposition of a therapeutic ion beam in a water phantom, for medical imaging purposes.
    medtech
  • Semiconductors for Medical Imaging
    G-RAY is a Swiss private company focused on the development and commercialisation of particle detectors and related services for medical imaging.
    emerging-technologies
    medtech

Recent Press coverage of CERN medtech activities

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