The business location Forchheim

The business
location Forchheim

The Medical Valley Center Forchheim offers high-growth companies in the medical technology and healthcare sector attractive office space in one of the economically strongest and scientifically most active medical technology clusters worldwide – the Medical Valley European Metropolitan Region Nuremberg (EMN).


Viktor Naumann
Managing Director of Medical Valley Forchheim GmbH

“The Medical Valley Center Forchheim is a gem of urban development and at the same time the region of Forchheim is developing into the high-tech region of Bavarian medical technology. The new Medical Valley Center is an essential part of this positive development. The goal of the center is to provide optimal further development opportunities, especially for small and medium-sized companies, so that new services and products can be created in the regional value chain of medical technology.”

The medical technology sector is the most important production branch in the city of Forchheim.

With around 3,900 employees in the medical technology sector, Forchheim is at the top of the most employment-intensive urban and rural districts in Bavaria. Measured in terms of jobs (absolute and relative), the business location of Forchheim is thus the largest and most important production location in the medical technology sector in Bavaria and consequently has a unique economic position in Bavarian medical technology production

In Forchheim, Siemens Healthineers AG manufactures computed tomography products and technologies and state-of-the-art angiography systems. In addition, the Healthcare IT division of Siemens Healthineers AG has been gradually expanded in Forchheim in recent years.

Over the years, highly specialized suppliers and service providers have also settled in Forchheim, such as the logistics companies Simon Hegele Gesellschaft für Logistik und Service mbH and Hans Geis GmbH + Co KG. Other potential partners in medical technology are the companies Assdev GmbH, Enertex Bayern GmbH, Gebr. Waasner Elektrotechnische Fabrik GmbH, Heinrich Ziegler GmbH, Loparex Germany GmbH & Co. KG, Popp GmbH & Co. KG and Solnovis GmbH.

The Medical Valley Center Forchheim is located right in front of the Siemens Healthineers factory gate and within walking distance of all relevant suppliers and service providers.

Cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS and with the nearby hospital ensures market-oriented development in the early stages of the innovation process. It is therefore a perfect hub for national and international companies wishing to cooperate with Siemens Healthineers.