Stuttgart - In Stuttgart, new center for patient-oriented cutting-edge medicine is to be built with focus on treatment, research and education. The Robert Bosch Foundation has now announced this. The investment volume is more than 600 million euros. The foundation provides around 250 million euros for buildings and equipment and is funding medical research with further 120 million euros until 2025.
“The development of the Bosch Health Campus is significant impetus for translational medicine in Baden -Wuerttemberg, nationally and internationally, ”said the state's Minister for Science, Research and Art, Theresia Bauer (Bündnis90 / Greens).
"I am convinced of the concept of the Bosch Health Campus, patient treatment, innovative research and training in the health professions bundles in one location. It is not only the patients in the Stuttgart region who benefit from this, because the research will continue to radiate significantly, ”said Christof Bosch, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of.
In addition to the existing Institute for Clinical Pharmacology, the Robert Bosch Center for Tumor Diseases and the Center for Cardiovascular Diseases are to be developed into centers of excellence that are strong in research and innovation.
“Cancer research, in particular, will be expanded through the amalgamation of all oncological departments of the Robert Bosch Hospital under the umbrella of Robert Bosch Center for Tumor Diseases with its significantly expanded research capacities will gain enormously in efficiency and visibility, ”said Bauer.
This strengthens the strategic cooperation between the Robert Bosch Hospital with the University of Tübingen and the German Cancer Research Center and thus cancer research in the state of Baden-Württemberg, said the minister.