Talk Prof. Peter Pott (Uni Stuttgart)

Datum: 21. März 2024Zeit: 9:15 – 10:15Ort: In person (preferably) / Zoom

Dear ASM team,

During his visit, Prof. Peter Pott will present us his research in a talk entitled:

“Bridging Gaps: The Significance of Medical Engineering for Affordable Healthcare Technology”

Please attend the talk, in presence if possible. If not, you will find a Zoom link below.

For further information about Peter and his talk, please check the abstract and shortbio below.

Best regards



The importance of medical engineering in the pursuit of affordable technology must not be under estimated. In an era where access to quality healthcare remains uneven, the fusion of medical expertise and engineering innovation emerges as a beacon of hope, promising to bridge the gaps and make healthcare accessible to all.

One of the primary reasons medical engineering for affordable technology is crucial lies in its potential to democratize access to quality healthcare. By developing cost-effective solutions, we can extend the reach of medical services to underserved and remote communities, ensuring that everyone, regardless of their socio-economic status, has the right to receive proper medical care.

Medical engineering allows for the integration of cutting-edge technologies that, when appropriately designed, have the potential to reduce overall healthcare costs. From single use medical robotics to low-cost diagnostic tools, these innovations not only enhance patient care but also alleviate the financial burden on individuals and healthcare systems.

The collaboration between medical professionals and engineers fosters inclusive innovation. By considering the unique challenges faced by different communities, these collaborations can lead to the development of culturally sensitive and contextually relevant solutions, addressing healthcare disparities on a global scale.


In conclusion, the fusion of medical engineering with the goal of creating affordable healthcare technology is not just a technological advancement but a moral imperative. It is a commitment to ensuring that the benefits of modern healthcare are not limited to a privileged few but are accessible to every individual, regardless of their geographical location or financial standing.

hier mein kurzer CV:

Peter P. Pott is full professor and director of the Institute of Medical Device Technology at Stuttgart University in Germany since 2017. In

2016&17 he was head of the Mechanical Design Department at Leica Microsystems in Mannheim, Germany. Before that he was scientific director at the Institute of Electromechanical Design at Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany, where he finished his habilitation in Mechatronics in 2015. He received his Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D.) in automatic control in 2008 from the University of Mannheim while working as a research assistant at the Laboratory for Biomechanics and Experimental Orthopaedics at the University Medical Center in Mannheim, Germany. In

2000 he received his Dipl.-Ing. degree in mechanical engineering from Mannheim University of Applied Sciences.

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21. März 2024
9:15 – 10:15

In person (preferably) / Zoom