WE ARE PART OF THE AUDITORY VALLEY...
Prof. Dr. Johanna Wanka
Federal Minister of Education and Research
... to make the goal "Hearing for all!" a reality. This requires new solutions and products. The Auditory Valley is where universities, research institutions and companies work successfully together toward a common goal. The cluster provides a major opportunity to develop high-performance technology and get it ready for the market. This means that people with hearing impairments immediately benefit from research and innovation.
Prof. Prof. h.c. Dr. Thomas Lenarz
Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology at Hannover Medical School
... because we have been working with people who are hearing impaired on a daily basis for over 20 years to help them by finding optimum solutions for life with hearing aids – our intention is to bring our expertise to the cluster and use our knowledge to raise the game of all our partners.
Prof. Dr. Dr. Birger Kollmeier
Director of Medical Physics
University of Oldenburg, HörTech, Oldenburg Hearing Centre
... because we want to make our vision "Hearing for all" a reality.
Prof. Dr. Jörg Sennheiser
Chairman of the Board of
Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG
... because the world's leading companies from different industries work together there to develop innovative solutions and products.
Prof. Dr. Karlheinz Brandenburg
Fraunhofer ID MT
... because the different sectors - Cl, hearing aids and audio system technology - can benefit from each other, and here at the Fraunhofer Institute, we see a major opportunity in the Auditory Valley to make our maxim a reality i.e. to develop new products.
Head of Cochlear Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG
... because a unique concentration of clinical/medical and technical audiology is to be found here and, as global market leaders in cochlear implants, we wish to actively shape the 'hearing aid industry'.
... because our companies benefit from cooperation with strong partners.