The research unit serves as an interface between the patient and technology. Its main areas of research are innovative developments in functional diagnostics and therapy as well as experimental investigations on this topic. Remarkably it is the latest equipment developments from the field of biomedical research that also bridge the gap between conventional medicine and evidence-based complementary medicine. The development and testing of the latest medical laser procedures are another focus of the research unit. The research group is currently concerned with this topic and integrated into international projects (China, Europe and the USA).