The University cooperates with a variety of companies and research institutions on research and development projects. This cooperation encourages the transfer of findings to practice and leads to the development of innovative and user-friendly approaches and products.

The University has entered strategic partnerships with Carl Zeiss Meditec AG and Paul Hartmann AG to encourage continuous cooperation in the areas of systems product design. Topical areas include studies of the ergonomics and usability of new care products or surgical workplaces.

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The Directorate, consisting of the Rector, two Vice-Rectors, and the Finance Director, heads and represents the University in public in accordance with the Baden-Württemberg Law on Universities.