Technology Transfer Office

Medical Technologies - Hospital Group

At the crossroads of medicine and technology, the multidisciplinary expertise of Institut Curie members offers an exclusive set of competencies, in order to apply medical technologies to the development of new products and services to improve diagnostic, treatments and patient care.

Surgical Oncology

At Institut Curie, doctors carry out conservative or reconstructive surgery wherever possible. The improvement of surgical techniques aids in early recovery, and helps reduce hospital stays and the number of procedures in outpatient care. Institut Curie is number one in breast cancer surgery, gynecologic cancer surgery and retinoblastoma surgery.

Main areas of interest:

  • Robotic & minimal-invasive surgery
  • Augmented reality surgery
  • Image fusion
  • Medico-economic studies
  • New treatments


Anesthetic, reanimation & pain

The department is a reference in IV device application, specialized in pediatric and adult port implantation and chronic pain management.

Main areas of interest:

  • Oncologic anesthetic and new treatments
  • In vivo material tolerance
  • Pain
  • Nutrition


Medical Imaging

Institut Curie aims to contribute to the continual advance of diagnostic and therapeutic strategies in terms of effectiveness, safety and cost.

Main areas of interest:

  • Interventional radiology
  • High-intensity focused ultrasound
  • Radiofrequency
  • Imaging-guided tumor biopsies
  • Percutaneous tumor ablation
  • New technics in breast imaging


Radiotherapy & radiation biology

The birthplace of radiation therapy, Institut Curie is continuously innovating in this field. Proton therapy center in Orsay is the world’s N°4 and N°1 in France.

Main areas of interest:

  • Radiotherapy flash
  • Automatic tumor contouring
  • Radioresitance
  • Toxicity reduction
  • New irradiation technique and combination