Innovation

The Geneva region is a global magnet for biotechnology, life sciences and cutting edge medicine. At HUG, the spirit of innovation is expressed particularly in clinical research, conducted in close partnership with the University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine. HUG enjoys national and international recognition:

  • in seven areas of cutting edge medicine
  • as a WHO collaboration center in six disciplines

HUG Innovation is also (key figures 2019) :

  • 226 research groups
  • 1,279 publications in 2019
  • 3 new patents filed
  • 3 patents filed and 1 registered trademark

With their partners, every year HUG also organizes:

Innovation at HUG is also one of the most modern technical facilities in Europe : 

  • Overall value: 389 million Swiss francs.
  • Investments: 11.63 million Swiss francs in 2019.

HUG's spirit of innovation and pioneering is also expressed in areas where it is recognized as a center of excellence and collaboration by the WHO:

  • Therapeutic teaching applied to chronic diseases
  • Humanitarian medicine and disaster management
  • Research and training in mental health
  • Telemedicine and eHealth
  • Vaccinology
Last update : 17/06/2020