Philips is a global company focusing on healthcare, lifestyle and technology. Philips Medizin Systeme offers a broad spectrum of products and system solutions for diagnostics, treatment/treatment control and patient monitoring. The company’s portfolio covers radiology, catheter laboratory solutions, magnetic resonance tomography, computer tomography, general and cardiovascular ultrasound imaging, nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography (PET), planning systems for radiotherapy, patient monitoring, defibrillation, electrocardiography and clinical information systems. Further services include system support, financing, consulting and training.
Philips Medizin Systeme has around 30,000 employees worldwide, 3500 of whom are based in Germany with 650 in Böblingen. Böblingen is the headquarters for research, development, production and marketing of patient monitoring systems. The European marketing centre of the "Ultrasound & Monitoring" business unit is also based here, alongside molecular diagnostics and e-healthcare.