The AIMS Academy facility is inside the Niguarda Ca’ Granda Hospital, Milan.

One appeal of the AIMS Academy lies in its large areas dedicated to theory and practical training. The centre is built on a human scale, to allow visitors excellent networking opportunities during the different sessions.

The centre itself occupies an area of about 2,500 sq. m, set out on 4 floors:

  • mezzanine floor with reception, catering areaand a   conference room to seat 90 people, complete with control room, simultaneous translation facilities, and direct videoconference link to the operating theatres in Niguarda Hospital, as well as network links to any operating theatre in the world.
  • first floor:  20-seat classroom, multimedia lab for surgery material archives and editing,a practical classroom for working on synthetic models and biological tissue (dry lab) with seven endo laparoscopy stations.
  • second floor: an area with workstations equipped for scientific activities, and the administration offices
  • basement area: a room for practice on biological models (wet lab) with seven full operating stations complete with anaesthesiological equipment and the very latest theatre technology.


Virtual tour

Take a virtual tour around AIMS Academy and get to know a little more about us.

Reception and catering room

watch a video about the centre