Research Area

Medical Technology


We collaborate with Ålesund Hospital and Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering in the following areas:

  • Robot assisted testing/evaluation of new methods in orthopaedic surgery
  • Modelling and design of patient adapted orthopaedic braces for bone fractures in the arm

Both research areas have great potentials for developing new products and services for the benefit of the patient and the hospital.


Laboratories connected to this research field:

  • Laboratory for experimental orthopaedic surgery
  • Laboratory for EEG and EMG


Strategic research area

Medical technology and health informatics is one the strategic research areas for the Department of ICT and Natural Sciences.