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Steinbeis-Transferzentrum Medizinische Informatik

The Steinbeis-Transferzentrum Medizinische Informatik is a technology transfer center for medical informatics - located in the Heidelberg Technology Park. It is a subsidiary of the Steinbeis Foundation for Economic Promotion (Steinbeis-Stiftung für Wirtschaftsförderung), Stuttgart, Germany.

Specialized in:
Development of innovative software tools for medicine:

  • teleradiology
  • radiology workstations
  • PACS
  • image based diagnostics
  • telemedicine
Cooperation with scientific institutes for the transfer of scientific know how into products and markets.

The Steinbeis-Transferzentrum Medizinische Informatik is a spin off company of the German Cancer Research Center. A group of young researchers founded the company in 1995 to bring the latest research results to the market and to the patient. About ten developers are working in an interdisciplinary team in the field of medical imaging and radiology.

The Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ) in turn was founded as a public, non-profit organisation and supra-regional research enter in 1964 by the State of Baden-Württemberg. Since 1975, it has been a National Research Center. It is mainly funded by the German Minister for Research and Education (90%) and by the Minister for Research and Sciences of the State Baden-Württemberg (10%). Additional funding is obtained from other public and private sponsors. According to its status and articles, the center's task is to engage in cancer research.

Products, projects and services

    CHILI is a family of products based on a radiological workstation with additional functions for teleradiology.

Contact information:
Steinbeis-Transferzentrum Medizinische Informatik
Dr. Uwe Engelmann
Im Neuenheimer Feld 517
D-69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Tel: +49-6221-64-111
Fax: +49-6221-64-113
Personal home page:
Web site:

Last update:
Heidelberg, Tuesday 5th October 1999