About ifa

With more than 30 years of experience, ifa systems AG is one of the world’s leading providers of software solutions in ophthalmology. Its activities focus on the development of an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) dedicated to ophthalmology. ifa’s EMR permits a detailed documentation and administration of the examination results and treatments and can be flexibly implemented in specialist practices and eye centres as well as ophthalmology departments in hospitals. In addition, complementary software products are part of the product range to guarantee network connectivity of ophthalmic diagnostic devices.

Due to the innovative product portfolio, ifa makes a significant contribution to securing the optimal treatment of patients and supports the simplification of work processes for doctors and medical staff.

In more than 30 countries worldwide people are working with products and solutions of ifa systems AG on more than 15,000 workstations and thus process more than 200,000 clinical patient cases every day.

Mission Statement

With the development of innovative software products for ophthalmology, we support doctors and nursing staff in practices and clinics in the best possible treatment of their patients.

By providing highly specialized solutions we create a work environment that permits a patient-oriented approach and considers the individuality and uniqueness of each treatment.

We also see ourselves as pioneers in the further development and transformation of working processes in ophthalmology that paves the way for a digital future through ground-breaking possibilities.

Business Principles (Code of Conduct)

The basis of our more than 30 years lasting business success is built on a respectful cooperation between colleagues, partners and customers.

As a medium-sized company with German roots that is now operating internationally, we are always committed to a fair and open dialogue, as well as transparent and traceable negotiations concerning our global business activities.

The decision for a product is always also a decision for a company and thus for the culture it lives, both internally and externally. Therefore, credibility, reliability and trust are not only our internal demands but also a promise to the outside.

In addition to the absolute focus on our customers and their needs, a loyal attitude towards all stakeholders, equal opportunities and mutual appreciation towards the employee in the daily interactions are ifa’s top priorities.

Furthermore, we consider the accepted and valid values of liberal democracies as principles of our actions and we observe all related standards and guidelines.

Internal Mission Statement

All ifa employees commit themselves to treat each other with respect and to create a constructive and solution-oriented work climate.

Our collaborative work is shaped by a cross-hierarchical and open debate culture as well as an active willingness to help each other and a communication behaviour based on mutual appreciation.

The principles of our joint actions are the willingness to cooperate, punctuality and reliability towards colleagues, partners and customers as well as a strong personal commitment and flexibility regarding the everyday challenges.

We consider the balance of work and family life our common mission, which is fully supported by our management. The primary objective of the management board is to guarantee long-term job security. Moreover, it aims to provide all employees the chance to develop their individual strengths and to actively support personal education opportunities.


ifa systems AG
Augustinusstraße 11 b
50226 Frechen