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Orsi Academy

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rank # 23

Orsi Academy is worldwide renowned as a training and expertise centre in the field of new techniques in minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery in particular. By means of an ambitious investment project in Melle (Ghent, Belgium) Orsi Academy has built a unique ecosystem in which doctors, scientists, engineers and industry connect to demonstrate and advance innovative medical technology, increasing the quality and safety of modern healthcare.
The new Orsi Academy contains four 350m² clusters, each housing four to six fully equipped training labs. Two clusters are equipped for robotic surgery training, the others are setup for training in other minimally invasive techniques. An auditorium with the latest audiovisual technologies, where up to 120 people are able to attend lectures, watch livestreams of surgeries from around the globe, and contribute to discussions and debates in real-time.


Category 5 - Modernising health services

region(s): Flanders
Country(ies): Belgium
Fund: European Regional Development Fund
EU Contribution: EUR 5 916 810
Timeframe: 07/2016 - 06/2019
Operational Programme : Flanders - ERDF
Managing Authority : Vlaamse Beheersautoriteit Europese Structuurfondsen – Agentschap Innoveren & Ondernemen, Afdeling Europa Economie
Organisation: Orsi Academy