Center for Usability &
Risk Engineering of Medical Devices

Preliminary study for a Germany-wide benchmarking of reprocessing units for medical devices

In cooperation with the “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sterilgutversorgung “(DGSV e.V.) and the Chair of Medical Engineering, initial investigations into a Germany-wide benchmark for the reprocessing of medical devices were carried out in a preliminary project. The aim of the work is to allow individual reprocessing units to compare their own performance with other facilities for … Read more

CUREMeD supports the development of a pandemic ventilator

The COVID-19 pandemic poses a major challenge for the entire world. Some of the infected become seriously ill and are in urgent need of intensive care ventilators. Despite the increase in production capacity of established manufacturers, some countries are reaching their limits and cannot meet the demand for ventilators. This shortage can hit developing countries … Read more

CUREMeD Usability Challenge on November 26th, 2019

On November 26th, 2019 the MediTEC Semester Welcome took place again together with the CUREMeD Usability Challenge in cooperation with the CeMPEG e.V.. Interested students and guests were able to test the influence of good and bad usability of medical devices on (again partly newly developed or optimized) test setups. By operating appropriately “prepared” surgical … Read more

Institutional Membership in CAOS International

CUREMeD has been approved as institutional member of the International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery. Based on our long lasting experience in usability enginnering and risk management of devices and systems for computer and robot assisted surgery, the cooperation with international clinics, companies and research labs will be a major objective of our membership. … Read more

CeMPEG Usability Challenge on May 15th, 2019

On May 15, 2019 the annual MediTEC Semester-Welcome together with the CeMPEG Usability Challenge in cooperation with the CeMPEG e.V. took place. The students were able to test their medical technology skills and the influence of good and bad usability on test setups. Within a competition, points could be collected and existing design deficits of … Read more

DMEA 2019

In cooperation with the OR.NET e.V., the CUREMeD Team supported the implementation and usability evaluation of the user interface of an integrated and open networked surgical workstation (based on the IEEE 11073 SDC communication standard) for the OR.NET demonstrator at DMEA fair and conference in Berlin 2019. Go back

IEEE 11073-20701 approved as new standard

As member of the OR.NET initiative and association we congratulate our colleagues of the OR.NET Standardisation Working Group for the latest achievements based on their continous efforts: The IEEE11073-20701 was approved as a new standard by the IEEE-SA Standards Board on 27 September 2018! This work will also be a major basis for standards on … Read more

CAOS International 2017

The CAOS International 2017 (17th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery) will take place in June 14 – 17, 2017 in Aachen Germany. CUREMeD will have a booth there. Please have a look at for more information. Go back