Innovation culture

German Future Award announced

BioNTech has received the German Future Award for developing mRNA vaccines. Siemens Healthineers was also nominated for developing a novel approach to computed tomography.

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Doris Pischitz
Published on November 16, 2021

Thomas Flohr, Stefan Ulzheimer, Björn Kreisler, and colleagues developed photon-counting computed tomography (CT)1.


Dr. Christoph Zindel, President Diagnostic Imaging, Siemens Healthineers

NAEOTOM Alpha is the first photon-counting CT system in clinical use.

By Doris Pischitz

Doris Pischitz is an editor at Siemens Healthineers with a focus on C-Level and IT-related topics.