SICAS has emerged from the National Center of Competence in Research NCCR Co-Me hosted by the ETH Zürich. Co-Me was an internationally embedded network of Swiss research institutes and clinics. SICAS is providing a support platform for collaboration in translational R&D, education, technology transfer and innovation promotion.
The mission is bringing together scientists, engineers, surgeons and entrepreneurs for innovative partnership. SICAS helps to empower projects and their impact of Computer Assisted Surgery from the bench to the bedside to improve the outcome and for patients benefit.
The focus is on
· organizing scientific events, seminars and surgeon courses
· running a National Center of Competence in Statistical Shape Models (NCSSM)
· providing innovation consulting for companies and clinics by experienced experts