Step into the world of future surgery
IRCAD (Research Institute against Digestive Cancer) was founded in 1994 within the premises of Strasbourg’s University Hospital. It pools digestive cancer research laboratories, a research and development department in computer sciences and robotics, and a training centre in minimally invasive surgery (EITS – European Institute of TeleSurgery).
The Virtual University for surgeons
WeBSurg is a charge-free web-based educational resource in minimally invasive surgery. It provides the healthcare community a wide range of surgical procedures, videos, lectures, and case reports.
UnitedHealth, the most prominent health care insurance company of the United States, signs an agreement to establish IRCAD in Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro – Brazil: On Saturday, January 30, 2016, Professor Jacques Marescaux, IRCAD President, signed a partnership agreement with Dr. Edson De Godoy Bueno, CEO of Amil and board member of UnitedHealth group, with the objective of creating a new training center in Brazil in 2017 (IRCAD Rio).Read More ›
The IRCAD-Haras project
Set in an outstanding decor, at the heart of Strasbourg, on the edge of the historical ‘Petite France’ quarter, rediscover the unique charm of the Haras: a prestige hotel, a Brasserie restaurant beautifully run by Marc Haeberlin, in a spirit faithful to the original stud farm, decorated and furnished by the famous Jouin-Manku design agency, a Biocluster dedicated to medical surgical innovation.
Strasbourg’s IHU project was created by IRCAD and benefits from a 200 million Euro budget. It tied the 1st place in a ranking put together by an international jury in April 2011 for “Investissements d’Avenir” financed by the French Grand Loan. Facing the IRCAD building, the IHU Strasbourg will combine the know-how of medical experts, scientists and industrials in order to create a unique site for healthcare, research and training.