The technologies keep evolving at a very fast pace. This is also true for the medical sector. In addition to ever-new treatment and healing methods, there is a strong trend to words making treatments less straining for the patient. In many sectors, minimally invasive surgery saves the patients from major surgery and a long stay in hospital. JOTEC GmbH, based in Hechingen, Germany, is specialized in the development, manufacturing and marketing of medical devices for aortic and peripheral vascular diseases. In europe, the company enjoys an excellent reputation. Now, JOTEC aims to further flex its muscles and to enhance its market position outside of Europe, too.