Akern: passion for science

AKERN develops and produces medical devices for body composition, applying scientific methods and evidence-based medicine with passion and dedication, anticipating needs and identifying safe, effective diagnostic solutions in a bid to improve people’s living conditions. AKERN’s presence within the international scientific fabric is now widely evidenced by ever-growing scientific output which today numbers over 3000 published clinical studies that have chosen AKERN technology.

Truth and excellence

Explore and innovate in order to stay “one step ahead” in the world of body composition: this is our goal. Still embracing today the principles on which our company was founded 40 years ago, at AKERN we strive to succeed, for our company and for the people to whom we offer our services. Thanks to our unwavering commitment to research in the world of body composition, medical devices and software engineering, coupled with rigorous tests and checks on processes, we guarantee high quality standards on every product designed and developed by us.

Reliability and dynamism

Since 1980 AKERN has been designing, developing and producing increasingly reliable and precise bioimpedance analysers, and is the technology partner of choice for body composition researchers and clinicians throughout Europe. Each day thousands of professionals trust our technology and rely on our expertise. The current demographic and epidemiological changes, coupled with the speed of evolution of knowledge in the field of body composition, make constant updating and a flexible approach of paramount importance. AKERN multi-disciplinary team of clinical engineers and researchers work in tandem to respond to an endless stream of new challenges, as part of increasingly personalised, interdisciplinary diagnostics.

Social responsibility

A leading player in the field of body composition, for over 40 years AKERN has been committed to meeting the biggest healthcare challenges, striving to improve people’s quality of life. This long-standing commitment creates responsibilities which the company meets with a three-pronged approach:

    1. promote the advancement of research in chronic degenerative diseases, focusing on targeted, precise and increasingly less invasive tests in a drive towards more personalised treatments;
    2. train professionals in optimal integration of bioimpedance analysis in professional practice and correct interpretation of results;
    3. support activities aimed at prevention that engage with communities.

Pivotal role of professionals

Professionals play a central role for AKERN continuous evolution and success. AKERN wants to know them well, so that solutions proposed can meet actual needs and support future challenges. AKERN listens to the needs of professionals in order to speed up the pace of its own innovations.

Pivotal role of people

AKERN, a leading company in the field of body composition, is committed to providing a stimulating work environment, valorising human resources by nurturing their skills and boosting the company’s in-house potential through employee engagement and motivation, coupled with awareness-raising.



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