Growing interest in major international medical and technology trade fairs: MEDICA and COMPAMED in Düsseldorf
MEDICA 2023, the leading international medical trade fair, together with COMPAMED 2023, dedicated to suppliers to the medical-technology industry, marks the beginning of a new era of innovation and international collaboration. From Nov. 13-16, Düsseldorf will become the global epicenter of medicine, bringing together more than 5,300 companies from nearly 70 countries. The event in parallel will host COMPAMED 2023, which will feature some 730 companies from 39 countries.
Growth and Innovation at MEDICA 2023
With the number of participants exceeding that of previous years, MEDICA 2023 testifies to significant growth and growing interest in the field of medicine and technology. Among the participants, a record number of start-ups, nearly 50 in the MEDICA START-UP PARK alone, demonstrate the importance of innovation in the field.
International Diversity and Collaboration
MEDICA and COMPAMED are distinguished by their international nature. The largest exhibition space bookings, after those of German companies, came from China, Italy, Turkey, South Korea, the U.S. and other European nations. This broad international involvement underscores the importance of cross-border collaboration in a global market.
Focal Points and Areas of Expertise
MEDICA’s subject areas cover a broad spectrum of business innovations: from laboratory and diagnostic technology, medical technology and electromedicine, consumer products, physical therapy and orthopedics, to IT systems and technology solutions. Areas of expertise provide a comprehensive overview of the current and future state of the medical industry.
Rich Program of Events and VIPs
In addition to innovations, MEDICA 2023 offers a diverse program of events featuring celebrities and debates on topical issues. Expected guests include personalities such as German Federal Minister of Health Karl Lauterbach (via video link) and NRW Premier Hendrik Wüst.
Current and Future Trends
Topics such as “outpatientisation,” artificial intelligence (AI) and sustainability are at the center of discussions. These trends reflect current market dynamics and offer insights for future innovations and improvements in the industry.
Supplier Sector in the Spotlight at COMPAMED
COMPAMED 2023, in exhibit halls 8a and 8b, will highlight the capabilities of suppliers to the medical-technology industry. From components and manufacturing processes, to services and consulting, to micro and IT technologies, COMPAMED offers a comprehensive view of the high-tech solutions and services available.
An Innovative and Collaborative Future
MEDICA and COMPAMED 2023 provide not only a meeting place for industry professionals but also a showcase of the latest innovations and trends. These events underscore the importance of international collaboration and innovation in medicine and technology, setting the stage for a healthier and more technologically advanced future.