Steinbeis Transfer Magazine

Magazine for Know-how and Technology Transfer in Practice

Transfer Magazine illustrates Steinbeis’ primary focus: tangible problem-solving through successful know-how and technology transfer. Three times a year, we provide insights into the innovative projects carried out within the Steinbeis Network and look at the questions currently being investigated through research and development.

Our editorial department presents innovative methods and fields of technology through reports on customer projects and events, as well as interviews with experts. Published three times a year in both German and English, this Steinbeis magazine offers insights into our approach to know-how and technology transfer in practice. The printed editions and digital versions reach a readership of more than 11,000 people with each of the three issues – including customers, partners, members of the entire Steinbeis Network and interested parties who can obtain our magazine free of charge.

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Transfer 02/2020

Feature Topic: Operation 4.0 – Data-Enabling in Healthcare

When Konrad Zuse unveiled the Z3 in 1941, the world’s first programmable computer, nobody could have imagined that not even a century later, computers and the digital solutions they have spawned would permeate almost every area of modern life. And as a result, public health services and medicine are also undergoing long-term change.

Whereas Zuse’s Z3 was only capable of basic arithmetic and could only store 64 words, modern AI is able to analyze complex correlations, and for example in medical practice it can provide valuable help with diagnosis. One thing all computer-based hardware has in common is a data foundation. Information can be highly sensitive, especially in healthcare, so it has to be handled with discretion. In this issue, a variety of Steinbeis experts discuss the opportunities and threats of data enabling in the healthcare sector, highlighting how Steinbeis projects are already making use of the digital advantage available to healthcare services.

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Anja Reinhardt  ▪  Steinbeis Foundation (Stuttgart)  ▪ media@steinbeis.de  ▪ +49 711 1839-622

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