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Scalable people- and patient-centric innovation

Philips’ purpose – to improve people’s health and well-being through meaningful innovation – is at the center of everything we do. This core principle has never been more relevant than it is in these challenging times. As a leading health technology company, we believe that patient- and people-centric innovation can improve people’s health and healthcare outcomes, as well as making care more accessible, convenient and sustainable.   

Start with customers’ needs

Health technology has tremendous potential to help us overcome challenges in healthcare and open up new ways to improve patient care. Innovating with impact starts with asking: what do our customers really need? Listening to and collaborating closely with our clinical partners is vital to determine where we innovate.

Where innovation and business meet

When Philips was still a start-up, the first period of exponential growth began when Anton Philips (the commercial mastermind) joined his brother Gerard (the innovative genius). Ever since then, our success has depended on the symbiosis between entrepreneurship and technology.

Want to innovate with Philips?

Bringing meaningful innovations that shape the future of healthcare is something we like to do in partnerships. Because together, we can make an even bigger impact.

Philips Intellectual Property & Standards


Supporting innovation and new business opportunities by offering access to Philips IP, know-how, technologies and brand licenses.

Philips Innovation Hubs


Maximizing the impact of innovations, our Innovation Hubs provide access to regional capabilities and networks to serve global businesses and customers.

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