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We are Brainlab

Facts & Figures 

Our culture and spirit

We want innovative contributions. Everyone at Brainlab makes a critical contribution and, therefore, we want people who don’t know their limitations. We hire primarily for talent and passion rather than experience and formal education.

We want authentic people who can build and maintain meaningful and trusting relationships with our customers. Unlike other organizations in which customer contact is monopolized by a select few, almost all employees at Brainlab have the chance for direct customer interaction, from R&D to purchasing.

In-house production facilities ensure quality products.
Empowering the next generation of innovators.
Training and education are essential for us at Brainlab.
Regular events bring clinical experts together.
Diversity and inclusion keep Brainlab at the forefront of innovation.
Connecting outside of the office keeps us united.
Brainlab technology comes from team collaboration.
Meals from our in-house restaurant fuel innovation.
Staying fit at our company gym keeps us energized.

What diversity means to us

We want cultural diversity. Brainlab is made up of people from all over the world who bring with them their ideas, impressions and know-how. Although we are a German company, only about 45% of our workforce is German. Brainlab is a truly global organization because we understand that globalization comes from inside.

  • 2400

    Brainlab employees

  • 980

    Employees in Munich

  • 568

    Employees in Chicago

  • 59

    Employees in Tokyo

  • 65

    Employees in Tel Aviv

  • 20

    Employees in Hong Kong

  • 20

    Employees in New Delhi

  • 30

    Employees in Melbourne

  • 25

    Global locations

  • 87

    Employee nationalities

  • 76

    Nationalities in the Brainlab headquarters

  • 39

    Average employee age

  • 15%

    Percentage of employees that have worked at Brainlab for 5-9 years

  • 26%

    Percentage of employees that have worked at Brainlab for 10+ years

Together we speak the language of innovation

10 major
Brainlab milestones

Brainlab has had a lot of milestones since 1989, growing from a one-man operation to a global leader in medical technology. Below are ten major highlights from Brainlab history.

  • 1989
  • 1993
  • 2011
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 1989
    Brainlab founded

    Stefan Vilsmeier establishes Brainlab in his parents’ home, using proceeds from his bestselling book about 3D graphics.

  • 1993
    Brainlab opens first office

    An apartment in Poing, a small town near Munich, serves as the first Brainlab official headquarters.

  • 2011
    Brainlab acquires Voyant Health

    Israel-based cloud computing expert Voyant Health, which would later be renamed Brainlab Israel, is acquired by Brainlab.

  • 2013
    Brainlab launches modular software

    Brainlab introduces Elements applications, a defining approach to planning software for surgery and radiotherapy.

  • 2014
    Brainlab collaborates with AANS

    Brainlab partners with the American Association of Neurological Surgeons to create a registry for stereotactic radiosurgery treatments.

  • 2015
    Brainlab partners with Boston Scientific

    To advance deep brain stimulation procedures, Brainlab partners with Boston Scientific.

  • 2017
    Brainlab opens new HQ

    Brainlab moves into newly constructed headquarters at the site of the former historic Munich Riem airport.

  • 2018
    Brainlab partners with Magic Leap

    Brainlab enters a strategic development partnership with spatial computing leader Magic Leap to bring mixed reality to surgery.

  • 2020
    Brainlab expands with new companies

    Brainlab acquires Level Ex and VisionTree; founds new subsidiary, Snke OS, focused on helping health tech grow and scale.

  • 2021
    Brainlab acquires Mint Medical

    Heidelberg-based Mint Medical, experts in medical reading and reporting software, is acquired by Brainlab

Curve Navigation
Elements Viewer software
CMF surgery planning
Brainlab Element software applications for radiotherapy

Products & Services

Brainlab creates software-driven medical solutions that digitize, automate and optimize clinical workflows. Our core products and services center around surgical navigation, radiotherapy, digital operating room integration, and information and knowledge exchange.

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Our Core Values

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Our Teams

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