About Us

MedLife is the network of life sciences in the technology region of Aachen. Following the fusion of LifeTecAachen-Jülich e.V. with the Aachen Centre of Competence for Medical Technology (AKM) a powerful branch association was formed that includes more than 80 members.
We offer events and services within the sectors of medical technology, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and health management. We are the contact for entrepreneurs and scientists, who seek exchange with other protagonists in life sciences as well as proficient consulting and support regarding innovative plans and business ideas.
Our goal is to expand MedLife e.V. to an agile network across locations that cover the entire value chain in life sciences, from ideas up to the market-ready product.
Additionally, the attached GmbH (former akm Innovationsmanagement GmbH) handles the sectors Clustermanagement and Project Management and offers services for companies such as business and innovation consulting.
Learn more about our performance and services of MedLife and become a part of this unique and future-oriented network.

Working group BioRegionen elects new spokesperson

Jul, 2017

The working group of BioRegionen in Germany - AK BioRegio - elected its speech board for the next two years at its session on the 27th June 2017. After six years Dr. Klaus Eichenberg, Managing Director of BioRegio STERN Management GmbH, was no longer at disposal as a spokeperson. He is now succeeded by Dr. Hinrich Habeck, Managing Director of Life Science Nordmanagement GmbH from Hamburg. more

ITA develops a decomposable double bass made out of carbon reinforced plastics

May, 2017

The Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) of RWTH Aachen University and the company mezzo-forte Streichinstrumente, Werther, Germany, jointly developed together a decomposable double bass made out of carbon reinforced plastics whose neck and corpus can be dismantled through a junction made out of carbon reinforced plastics, too. more

11th Biomedica in Eindhoven: more visitors, more networking, more Biomedica

May, 2017

On the 9th and 10th of May 2017, a very successful 11th Biomedica took place in the TU Eindhoven. Biomedica is the leading interdisciplinary summit in life sciences and health in the Euregio Maas-Rhine. More than 800 participants visited the euregional event which offered a broad programme of top-class specialist presentations of industry and science and more than 40 interesting pitches as well as four discussion panels on current topics such as "Smart Diagnostics" or "Regenerative Medicine". more

GfPS mbH receives renewed accreditation as a test laboratory

May, 2017

Gesellschaft für Produktionssygiene und Sterilitätssicherung mbH (GfPS) was recently able to prove the continuous quality with a new GMP certificate from Bezierksregierung Köln, now followed by the accreditation issued by Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle. more