Philips Research Hamburg


This location is the home base for Philips, Philips Research Hamburg, and the Philips Healthcare organization for German speaking countries. There is an excellent scientific infrastructure and eco-system for the medical industry here. Hamburg is also a vibrant cosmopolitan city to live and work in.

Activities at this location?

A wide variety of professionals work at Philips Research Hamburg, including physicists, electrical engineers, mathematicians, computer engineers, informatics specialists, mechanical engineers, and medical physicians. As the former Roentgen-Mueller group, we have a long history in X-ray imaging science. Today we concentrate mainly on research for different areas of the Healthcare sector.


Most important research topics?

Our most important research for healthcare focuses on diagnostic imaging systems, image-guided intervention and therapy, medical image processing, biological modeling, computer assisted detection, clinical decision support, hybrid imaging systems, and novel tomographic imaging systems.


Partners we work with

We work very closely with Philips Healthcare and its customers to develop new solutions. We have a strong international network with clinical sites, scientific institutions, and external industrial partners, both in Europe and internationally.

Facts & figures

  • Philips Research Hamburg
  • Established in 1957
  • About 100 employees from various nationalities

Philips GmbH Innovative Technologies
Research Laboratories

Röntgenstraße 24-26
22335 Hamburg
Phone: +49 40 / 5078-0
Fax: +49 40 / 5078-2510

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