VUMC is the medical center of the VU University of Amsterdam. Boasting excellence in higher education, the medical center is associated with a number of scientific research projects. VUMC is known for making substantial contributions to the healthcare service as well as the subsequent welfare of individuals.
Most of the VUMC projects are about the research and development of robotic equipment, which can be used in medical situations. VUMC is actively involved in an important project, known as NeuroSIPE. It is a cooperative program among Dutch Universities and medical centers that aims at developing new tools for neurological disorders. The project is divided in eight different sections, each focusing on a different field of neurological disorders.