Dr. Markus Schürholz

"Innovations are hard to predict precisely. Especially the chronological order of different technical breakthroughs can hardly be projected. It has, however, an essential influence on the appearance and shape of future technologies."

Focus of work

  • Neuroscience / neurotechnology
  • Digital medical technology
  • Data analysis / machine learning
  • Optics

Curriculum vitae

Markus Schürholz graduated in physics with a focus on modern optics and earned his Ph.D. in neuroscience for his work on automated data analysis of imaging data for the development of brain-computer interfaces. Since 2014, he works for VDI/VDE-IT as a scientific consultant on behalf of the Demographic Change; Human-Machine Interaction Department of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) in the field of interaction and medical technologies. Furthermore, he functions as an evaluator for the EXIST founder scholarship of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi).


Frederking, Angelika; Krumm, Stephan; Schaat, Samer; Schürholz, Markus (2019): Anwendung künstlicher Intelligenz in der Medizin
Apt, Wenke; Botthof, Alfons; Bovenschulte, Marc; Dwertmann, Anne; Ferdinand, Jan-Peter; Gabriel, Peter; Katrin Gaßner; Hartmann, Ernst Andreas; Kappel, Marcel; Kirste, Moritz; Krumm, Stephan; Krune, Edgar; Lutze, Maxie; Mah, Dana-Kristin; Otto, Stephan; Paulicke, Prisca; Priesack, Kai; Rohde, Marieke; Schmalz, Antonia; Schürholz, Markus; Spitzner, Eike-Christian; Stubbe, Julian; Thielicke, Robert; Waldburger, Martin; Wangler, Leo; Wessels, Jan; Wilsch, Benjamin; Wischmann, Steffen; Zinke, Guido; Mangelsdorf, Axel; Büching, Corinne (2018): Künstliche Intelligenz. Technologie – Anwendung – Gesellschaft