Organisation profile

About us

The Center for Imaging Sciences (CIS) is an interdisciplinary endeavor comprising institutions in all three University Departments. CIS coordinates research activities in Medical Imaging and Image Analysis. It aims at advancing research and education associated with physical methods and devices for imaging, mathematical foundations and algorithmic developments for analysing and interpreting images, as well as the implementation of developed methods in clinical routine.

The CIS activities are concerned with biomedical engineering and the application of methods in clinical medicine, as well as technical and biological research questions. The center is supposed to further multilateral cooperation of its member institutes and clinics. Common research infrastructure is to be developed and maintained, and support is given for the collaborative acquisition of third party funding.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure