World Forum for Medicine - International Trade Fair with conferences and forums for Medical Technology, Electromedicine, Health-IT, Laboratory Equipment, Diagnostics and Drugs. Düsseldorf. -- MEDICA Trade Fair -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

MEDICA, the leading international trade fair for the medical sector, invites you to Düsseldorf / Germany from 12 - 15 November 2018. Be part of the number 1!

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Video: 12 years of MEDICA

Video interview: gymna

Video interview: Polish joint stand

Video interview: Proxomed Medizintechnik GmbH

Video interview: Dr. Schumacher GmbH

Video interview: Taiwan Main Orthopedics

Photo gallery: New contacts, impressions and ideas - Exhibitor voices 2018

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Video: Patient care of the future? Robotics, AI and Big Data at MEDICA 2018

Video: Barbara Steffens at MEDICA ECON FORUM

Video: Green Stage at the HEALTH IT FORUM

This has already happened at MEDICA 2018!

Photo gallery: Visitors of MEDICA 2018 – curious for exciting innovations

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Video: Physiotherapy today: virtual and diverse

Video interview: MedicalTek

Video interview: Drory Handels GmbH

Video interview: Rapid Response Revival Research

Video interview: KUKA Deutschland GmbH

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Assembly Automation from GINOLIS is a standard platform that offers high-quality solutions for the manufacture and processing of medical and diagnostic products. The product is not only compact and small, but also features highly robust robot modules that ensure consistent production quality.

(Halle 18 / C09)

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Colony Counter Systems from AID is an automated colony counter that examines and analyzes a large number of plates containing bacterial colonies or other organisms on various types of agar plates. The product is particularly suitable for microbiological laboratories.

(Halle 18 / C02)

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Biopreserve from patholab is a system for packaging tissue samples in a container with formalin addition. The delivery of formalin and the sealing of the containers takes place automatically by a robot in the airtight ventilation compartment.

(Halle 18 / B09)

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Dr. Fantahun Biadglegne Degeneh is Chief Academic and Research Director at Bahir Dar University in Ethiopia and would like to compare the German healthcare system with that in Africa. He thinks: "MEDICA is a great opportunity to discover diagnostic materials that can be distributed all over the world. I really appreciate that."
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Last week Jamila Nabieva organized a workshop for the DAAD in Heidelberg with 25 health experts from 17 countries. Now they are at MEDICA, where they already visited the CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM, the HEALTH IT FORUM and the DiMiMED.
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Eseme Elias Tong is Healthcare Manager from Cameroon and says: "I am at MEDICA to see the technological progress. I'm interested in how both personal and professional skills can be combined with technology for better health management".
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Dr. Lena Figge from the University of Lübeck has a PhD in Molecular Imaging and is looking forward today in the MEDICA LABMED FORUM especially "to the exchange of young scientists with companies".
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Dr. Ronald Biemann works at the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg at the Institute of Clinical Chemistry. At today's MEDICA LABMED FORUM he would like to get more in contact with industry representatives. "This is often neglected when working in the laboratory."
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Everything is in order here: No falling out, no falling down. But a large overview and many labelling options. You can take a closer look at H+H SYSTEM's medicine organisation racks and storage systems in Hall 13 / A31.
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FluChip-8G tested for rapid characterization of influenza viruses
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Prosthetics: Cranking up the power
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Skin-like sensor maps blood-oxygen levels
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Health data under lock and key
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EU funds doctoral training with around 4 million euros
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Interactive shutter eyeglasses to replace eyepatch therapy
The standard treatment for so-called lazy eye (amblyopia) in children is to cover the nonimpaired eye with a patch. This trains the impaired eye to work harder. Such therapy is successful only when...
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PulseFlow Announces strategic partnership with Kir-Fix
Last week COO Dan Blackman was in Helsinki where he shared the platform with Henri Isojärvi as PulseFlow announced their strategic partnership with Kir-Fix to supply the PulseFlow wearable...
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Exosystems Debuts Personalized Neuromuscular Rehab Solution at MEDICA
This month, South Korean healthcare robotics startup Exosystemsis unveiling its first product to the market at the 2018 MEDICA in Dusseldorf, Germany. The ICT rehabilitation...
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Treating the fear of spiders with augmented reality
Arachnophobia is the technical term for the fear of spiders. Approximately 3.5 to 6.1 percent of the population suffer from this phobia. Exposure therapy is the most common form of treatment.
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biolitec® at Medica 2018: 10 years ELVeS® Radial® laser therapy and excellent healing successes in proctology and urology with LEONARDO® lasers
Jena, November 09, 2018 ‒ The laser pioneer biolitec® set standards when it developed the ELVeS® Radial® method for the minimally invasive endovenous treatment of varicose veins and launched it on the...
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Owen Mumford and Atomo Diagnostics: Partners in point-of-care innovation
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No chance for bacteria on implants
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How to save a soldiers life - TCCC training at MEDICA
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Individualized therapy for patients with osteoporosis
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MEDICA 2018: Laboratory Technology and Diagnostics in Halls 3, 3A and 18