Close cooperation with our suppliers and strong strategic relationships with industry leaders provide Brainlab with access to complementary technologies, knowledge, distribution systems and service networks. Our joint ventures enable us to provide customers with solutions and services that integrate more efficiently into their workplaces.
The AO Foundation is a medically oriented non profit organization with international research and educational activities. Its mission is to promote medical advances and further improve patient care in the fields of trauma surgery, orthopedics and diseases of the musculosceletal system. Founded in 1958 by 13 surgeons and orthopedists and based in Davos (Switzerland), the AO is now one of the most important and extensive networks in the field of medicine, with more than 5000 surgeons worldwide. The AO Foundation primarily specializes in trauma, spinal, cranio-maxillo-facial, and veterinary surgery.
Biomet, Inc. and its subsidiaries design, manufacture and market products used primarily by musculoskeletal medical specialists in both surgical and non-surgical therapy. The Company’s product portfolio encompasses reconstructive products, dental reconstructive implants; fixation products, internal and external orthopedic fixation devices, craniomaxillofacial implants and bone substitute materials, spinal products, and others, including arthroscopy products and soft goods and bracing products. Headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana, Biomet and its subsidiaries currently distribute products in more than 100 countries.
BK Medical is a recognized global leader in the development of ultrasound systems designed for imaging applications in interventional radiology, surgery, urological disorders, and anesthesia. The company has been devoted to the development and production of high quality diagnostic ultrasound systems for the past thirty years with a range of offerings that meet the challenges of clinicians today. The high performance Flex Focus 800 ultrasound system is equipped with BK Medical’s Quantum Technology to provide premium quality diagnostic images. This system, with the new craniotomy transducer and burr-hole transducer, provides an excellent solution for neurosurgical imaging.
The Black Forest Medical Group is driven to create a new world in neurosurgery together with its partners and customers. The company offers solutions that help neurosurgeons and their teams to conduct operations safely and efficiently. Today, with its innovative DORO® products for cranial stabilization and brain retraction, the Black Forest Medical Group is a global market leader.
Boston Scientific transforms lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world. As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, we advance science for life by providing a broad range of high performance solutions that address unmet patient needs and reduce the cost of healthcare.
The Aesculap Division of BRAUN focuses on everything required for the core processes in the operating theatre and cath lab, including surgical instruments for open and minimally invasive access, catheter systems for interventional therapies, motor systems, endoscopes, high frequency equipment and navigation systems. Aesculap is among the best implant manufacturers in the world, with emphases on orthopedics, neurosurgery and both cardiovascular and spinal therapies. With the motto ‘All it takes to operate’, Aesculap also offers comprehensive instrument management systems, procedure kits and advanced services.
The new DePuy Synthes Companies offer the world’s most comprehensive portfolio of orthopaedic products and services for joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine and cranio-maxillofacial therapies. DePuy Synthes Companies are also a global leader in neurological solutions with products and services for neurosurgery, neurovascular, spine and cranio-maxillofacial therapies.
Elekta is a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders. The company develops sophisticated, state-of-the-art tools and treatment planning systems for radiation therapy, radiosurgery and brachytherapy, as well as workflow enhancing software systems across the spectrum of cancer care. Stretching the boundaries of science and technology, providing intelligent and resource-efficient solutions that offer confidence to both healthcare providers and patients, Elekta aims to improve, prolong and even save patient lives. Today, Elekta solutions in oncology and neurosurgery are used in over 6,000 hospitals worldwide. Elekta employs around 3,400 employees globally. The corporate headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on the Nordic Exchange under the ticker EKTAb.
GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable healthcare around the world. GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter – great people and technologies taking on tough challenges. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions, GE Healthcare helps medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients.
Johann Diedrich Möller fulfilled his life’s dream 1864 by founding a company for the production of high-precision optics for medicine and science named J.D. Möller Optische Werke. Today this enterprise has become Haag-Streit Surgical. Dedicated to research and development Haag-Streit Surgical will follow Möller-Wedel as a worldwide leading company in the field of surgical microscopes. Since its founding in 2012 Haag-Streit Surgical belongs to the Swiss Haag-Streit group, which specializes in the manufacturing and marketing of medical technology products.
Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products, and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live.
Jan Medical is medical device company dedicated to providing critical data for expediting and expanding therapy while improving the diagnostic experience for patients with brain disorders. Its proprietary platform technologies include the Nautilus BrainPulse™.
K2M Group Holdings, Inc. is a global leader of complex spine and minimally invasive solutions focused on achieving three-dimensional Total Body Balance™. Since its inception, K2M has designed, developed, and commercialized innovative complex spine and minimally invasive spine technologies and techniques used by spine surgeons to treat some of the most complicated spinal pathologies. K2M has leveraged these core competencies into Balance ACS®, a platform of products, services, and research to help surgeons achieve three-dimensional spinal balance across the axial, coronal, and sagittal planes, with the goal of supporting the full continuum of care to facilitate quality patient outcomes. The Balance ACS platform, in combination with the Company’s technologies, techniques, and leadership in the 3D-printing of spinal devices, enable K2M to compete favorably in the global spinal surgery market.
Leica Microsystems is a global designer and producer of innovative high-tech precision optics systems for the analysis of microstructures. It is one of the market leaders in each of the fields Microscopy, Imaging Systems, Specimen Preparation and Semiconductor Equipment as well as Medical Equipment where they offer new approaches in microsurgery with their surgical microscopes. Leica Microsystems is an international company with a strong network of customer services and representations in more that 100 countries.
For over 60 years Lima Corporate combines its experience in the orthopaedic area with its know-how in the field of implantable materials of biomechanics. Implantable prosthesis, substitutes for bone articulations, apply distinct concepts such as modularity and the use of innovative materials: Trabecular Titanium, nanostructured Titanium, “ceramics”, bioglass coatings, hydrogels and stem cells for applications in the orthopaedic field. Our consolidated experience is supported by the continuous and constant research activities conducted in the field of scientific projects in collaboration with European universities. These factors allow Lima Corporate to be present on the most important worldwide markets.
Founded in 1948, Waldemar LINK is one of the leading producers of orthopedic implant joints as well as custom-made implants for tumor surgery and extreme bone deformities. Trauma Implants, Instruments for Spine, Shoulder, Foot, and Hand Surgery as well as an assortment of Splints and Bandages round off LINK’S product portfolio. A German company based in Hamburg, they are significant player in the implant business, with 400 employees in Hamburg and 800 worldwide.
Medineering provides a modular platform for hybrid robotic surgery. With their modular robotic solutions, the company wants to make the benefits of surgical robotics available to a broad number of patients. The Medineering solutions consist of a workflow-optimized positioning arm with small footprint combined with application-specific robots and control units. These different modules form a scalable platform enabling hospitals to benefit from different robotic solutions in the most efficient way. Brainlab partners with Medineering to provide robotic solutions for neurosurgery.
Merge Healthcare is a market leader in the development and delivery of medical imaging and information management software and services. With over twenty years of leadership in medical imaging and healthcare information technology, Merge Healthcare provides innovative solutions for both OEM and the end-user healthcare markets.
Founded in 1998, MRI Interventions, Inc. is a leader in the emerging field of MRI-guided interventions, creating innovative platforms for performing the next generation of minimally invasive surgical procedures in the brain and heart. Utilizing a hospital’s existing MRI suite, MRI Interventions’ FDA-cleared ClearPoint® system is designed to enable a range of minimally invasive procedures in the brain. Building on the imaging power of MRI, MRI Interventions’ interventional platforms strive to improve patient outcomes while reducing procedure costs and times.
NDI is a world leader in 3D measurement technology with thousands of installations in more than 30 countries around the world. NDI is also the authorized Brainlab partner for disposable reflective marker spheres.
Olympus offers comprehensive support for medical practitioners, from development of medical equipment for diagnoses and treatments to design of hospital management support systems and other healthcare IT systems, as well as support training for doctors and nurses in using Olympus equipment. Olympus is also focusing efforts on development of surgical endoscopes and endotherapy products in response to the recently increasing number of patients undergoing procedures and treatments using endoscopes, which are easier on the body than open surgery.
Philips Healthcare is committed to providing meaningful innovations that improve the quality of care, enhance patients’ lives and enable the delivery of better outcomes at lower cost. Philips Healthcare operates in four main business areas: Diagnostic Imaging Systems; Patient Care and Clinical Informatics; Customer Services; and Home Healthcare.
With a dedicated portfolio of MRI guided therapy solutions Philips goes beyond radiology to shape the standard of care in clinical fields like radiation oncology, gynecology and neurosurgery. An example is the intra-operative MRI solution to streamline neurosurgery procedures.
RaySearch Laboratories is a medical technology company that develops advanced software solutions for improved radiation therapy of cancer. RaySearch provides the RayStation® treatment planning system to clinics all over the world. In addition, RaySearch’s products are distributed through licensing agreements with leading partners such as Philips, Nucletron, IBA, Varian and Brainlab. To date, 15 products have been launched via partners and RaySearch’s software is used by over 2,500 clinics in more than 65 countries. RaySearch was founded in 2000 as a spin-off from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm and the company is listed in the Small Cap segment on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm.
The Siemens Healthcare Sector is one of the world’s largest suppliers to the healthcare industry and a trendsetter in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics, medical information technology and hearing aids. Siemens offers its customers products and solutions for the entire range of patient care from a single source – from prevention and early detection to diagnosis, and on to treatment and aftercare. By optimizing clinical workflows for the most common diseases, Siemens also makes healthcare faster, better and more cost-effective.
With a history of orthopaedic care that dates back to 1934, Smith & Nephew has become one of the most trusted companies in the industry. Today it is a global provider of leading-edge joint replacement systems for knees, hips and shoulders; trauma products to help repair broken bones and a range of other medical devices to help alleviate pain in joints and promote healing. Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics is continuously developing new materials and techniques to meet the growing demands of patients and hospitals for longer-lasting implants, and faster-to-heal trauma products.
Toshiba is a world leader and innovator in pioneering high technology, a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products spanning information & communications systems; digital consumer products; electronic devices and components; power systems, including nuclear energy; industrial and social infrastructure systems; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 740 companies, with 199,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.6 trillion yen (US$73 billion).
Trumpf Medical develops and produces modern medical equipment for the OR, intensive care unit and associated clinical areas, providing hospital staff with the best possible support in delivering efficient and safe care to their patients. Its product range includes flexible and modular OR tables, special purpose furnishings for OR settings and the intensive care unit as well as innovative surgical lighting technologies and camera, video management, integration and surgical assistance systems. The outstanding medical technology milestones achieved by the company include the first installations of ceiling pendant systems in 1978, the development of the patented OR table coupling point system in 1997, the world’s first surgical lights with LED technology in 2005 and the market launch of the first modular ceiling-mounted supply unit in 2010. Since August 2014 Trumpf Medical is part of Hill-Rom, a leading global manufacturer of medical products and services.
Ulrich Medical is an independent family-owned company, founded in 1912, which sets new standards with its innovative products in spine surgery, CT/MRI injector systems, and surgical instruments. The products that it develops and manufactures are successful worldwide.
Varian Medical Systems, Inc., is the world’s leading manufacturer of integrated cancer therapy systems, which are treating thousands of patients per day. The company is also a premier supplier of X-ray tubes and flat-panel digital subsystems for imaging in medical, scientific, and industrial applications.
Wright Medical Technology, Inc., headquartered in Arlington, TN, has been a designer, manufacturer and worldwide distributor of orthopaedic implants and instrumentation for over 50 years. Since its inception, Wright has introduced a number of products that represent new standards in orthopaedic technology. From new material technologies to advanced products and instrumentation, Wright is committed to finding solutions to the challenges that face today’s orthopedic professionals.
Carl Zeiss is a leading international group of companies operating worldwide in the optical and opto-electronic industry. The company is headquartered in Oberkochen, Germany. The Carl Zeiss Group is structured as six business groups that operate in the biosciences and medical technology, system solutions for the industry and optical consumer goods markets. The company is represented in more than 30 countries and operates production facilities in Europe, America, and Asia.
Ziehm Imaging specializes in the development, manufacturing and worldwide marketing of mobile X-ray-based imaging solutions. The company has been a market leader in Germany and other European countries for many years. Today, Ziehm Imaging is a global systems provider, employing over 300 people worldwide. Building on competence and creativity, a continuous dialogue and close cooperation with partners, Ziehm Imaging is elevating the boundaries of mobile X-ray imaging and has become a global trendsetter in interventional imaging. Ziehm Imaging has received several awards for its groundbreaking technologies, including the iF design award 2011 and Frost & Sullivan award 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2012.
Zimmer is a worldwide leader in joint replacement solutions for knee and hip pain, and provides comprehensive spine care solutions for acute and chronic back pain. The company also provides a broad range of trauma, dental implant, and orthopedic surgical products. Founded in 1927, Zimmer is committed to providing effective techniques in hip replacement and knee replacement, including minimally-invasive hip and knee replacement systems, for orthopedic surgeons who restore mobility and relieve the pain of osteoarthritis and traumatic injuries.