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MEDICA 2023 – Where healthcare is going

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Imaging and diagnostics /
medical equipment and devices

Diagnostics, imaging supplies, surgery &endoscopy devices, therapy and physical medicine, implants and prostheses, intense medicine / anesthesiology / respiration, emergency medicine, rescue equipment, operating technology & equipment, hospital equipment, care equipment, hygiene / sterilisation / disinfection
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IT systems and IT solutions

IT infrastructure / computer hardware, mHealth, mobile IT, wireless technologies (Bluetooth, WI-FI), wearable technologies, smart textiles, eHealth, telemedicine / telematics / telemetry, administrative & medical information systems / software, communication systems
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Laboratory equipment / diagnostic tests

Laboratory equipment: analyser systems, centrifuges, microplates & microtiter plates, microscopes, filtration systems, glass / plastic & metal laboratory items;
Diagnostic tests: clinical chemistry, haemoglobin testing, electrophoresis testing, microbiology testing, immunochemistry testing, immunology testing, genetic testing, molecular diagnostics
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Physiotherapy / orthopaedic technology

Hydrotherapy treatment equipment, bandages, occupational therapy equipment, waking & mobility aids, compression therapy equipment, shock wave therapy equipment, mobility aids, physiotherapeutic cold & heat treatment, massage equipment, rehabilitation equipment, orthopaedic feet aids, shoes and insoles, training equipment, rehabilitation equipment, wheelchairs
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Disposables and consumables

Universal medical commodities, acupuncture equipment, articles for nursing, hygiene & medical cosmetic, batteries for medical systems, surface disinfectants, Hand hygiene stations / supplies, disposables, hearing aids, incontinence systems, stoma aids, catheters, sterile bags, linen, patient identification wristbands, personal protective equipment, wound care equipment, waste management
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Analyzing disease progression and cell processes with TIGER: in vivo and non-invasively
Researchers at the Helmholtz Institute for RNA-based Infection Research (HIRI) and the Julius-Maximilians-Universität (JMU) in Würzburg have developed a technology they call TIGER. It allows complex processes in individual cells to be deciphered in vivo by recording past RNA transcripts.
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Realtime monitoring with wearable reveals IBS-related changes
Associate Professor Fumio Tanaka and his research group at the Osaka Metropolitan University Graduate School of Medicine recorded the autonomic nervous system activity of IBS patients and healthy subjects using a wearable device and tracked activities such as defecation and sleep.
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Locally advanced cervical cancer: Better odds using personalized brachytherapy
For the first time, a study conducted by a research group at the Comprehensive Cancer Centre Vienna of MedUni Vienna and Vienna General Hospital using data from the multicentre EMBRACE-I trial demonstrated the superiority of a targeted approach in brachytherapy.
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Older knee replacements as good as newer models, study shows
Older knee replacement designs are just as effective as newer models – according to new research from the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and University of East Anglia.
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DZHK establishes two central biobanks - cooperation partners welcome
The German Center for Cardiovascular Research is centralizing its biospecimens collections, which are currently stored at 60 sites. Therefore, it is looking for two biobanks as scientific cooperation partners. Applications are now open to all German biobanks.
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Type 2 diabetes: Machine learning can predict poor glycemic control from patient information systems
The risk for poor glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes can be predicted with confidence by using machine learning methods, a new study from Finland finds.
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Radioactive substances fight cancer in the mini-lab
Two Dresden research institutes want to reduce the number of animal experiments in radiopharmaceutical research with a new idea.
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How COVID-19 permanently damages the heart
An interdisciplinary research team from MHH has used innovative molecular methods and a high-resolution microscopy technique to show how the ongoing inflammation in COVID-19 attacks the heart tissue.
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When antibodies do a pirouette
Researchers at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) and Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg have developed a method for binding specific molecules in samples and serums, such as antibodies in the blood, to the surface of iron oxide particles thus allowing them to be identified using an inexpensive and compact detector.
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Monitoring heart measures using smartwatches shows that Corona booster vaccine is safe
The first study of its kind that used smartwatches to monitor the physiological data of close to 5,000 Israelis for two years found that: Monitoring heart measures using smartwatches shows that the Corona booster vaccine is safe and there is no evidence of unusual adverse events.
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€60 million committed to establish AI and robotics in healthcare
The EU project TEF-Health aims to test and validate innovative artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics solutions for the healthcare sector and accelerate their path to market.
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AI improves colorectal cancer screening in Lynch syndrome
Researchers at the National Center for Hereditary Tumor Diseases (NZET) at Bonn University Hospital (UKB) have now found that artificial intelligence (AI) can improve the effectiveness of colonoscopy in the presence of Lynch syndrome.
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COMPASS for highly sensitive rapid tests
A newly developed rapid test needs only a few seconds to reliably detect pathogens such as SARS-CoV-2. It is based on specially designed magnetic nanoparticles.
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How optical microscopes allow detailed investigations of nanoparticles
In their project "Supercol"- funded by the European Union - scientists want to achieve the investigation of nanoparticles with light.
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Gaining unprecedented view of small molecules by machine learning
A new tool to identify small molecules offers benefits for diagnostics, drug discovery and fundamental research. A new machine learning model will help scientists identify small molecules, with applications in medicine, drug discovery and environmental chemistry.
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Digital therapies can alleviate depressive symptoms
With a shortage of therapists, help with mental health problems is being sought from digital interventions, where elements of psychological treatment are offered via computer programs or mobile applications. According to a study, smart devices can help identify people with symptoms of depression and anxiety.
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Detecting bacterial infestation fast, contactless, and free of markers
With a multimodal microscope, the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) and three partners in the joint project PriMe want to make it possible to detect bacterial infestation using fast, marker-free, and contactless imaging.
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Complete package for minimally invasive tumor therapy
License agreement and joint development: Fraunhofer MEVIS commences cooperation with Israeli partner for worldwide use of innovative software technology in ultrasound-aided tumor ablation.
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A prosthetic limb that can read my mind
A team at FAU is investigating how intelligent prostheses can be improved. The idea is that interactive artificial intelligence will help the prostheses to recognize human intent better, to register their surroundings and to continue to develop and improve over time.
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Scientists identify blood biomarker for cognitive impairment and dementia
A recent study by a team comprising researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the National University Health System (NUHS) revealed that low levels of ergothioneine (ET) in blood plasma may predict an increased risk of cognitive impairment and dementia, suggesting possible therapeutic or early screening measures for cognitive impairment and dementia in the elderly.
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Smartphone operated tool uses light beam to detect malaria
A quick, affordable, non-invasive detection tool could help accelerate progress in meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals’ target to eliminate malaria, say researchers who developed it.
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Remote healthcare using 5G in mountainous areas
A group from Nagoya University in central Japan has found that in one remote community, using a high-speed 5G network was effective in providing telerehabilitation and teletreatment.
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Shedding new light on viruses
Professor Dr. Charlotte Uetrecht from the University of Siegen is studying the structures of proteins and protein complexes in coronaviruses and noroviruses, and how they change over the viral lifecycle.
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AI searches early sign of osteoarthritis from x-ray images
Researchers from the University of Jyväskylä and the Central Finland Health Care District have developed an AI based neural network to detect an early knee osteoarthritis from x-ray images.
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Radon: Face masks reduce radiation exposure
Researchers from the GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung now have proven in a paper published in the “International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health” that face masks - both FFP2 and surgical masks - strongly reduce lung exposure and thus the dose.
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Industry News

MEDICA 2022 Resounding Success for HealthTech Innovators Looking to Strengthen Trade Ties
MEDICA 2022 - the world's leading medical trade fair - has once again proven its prominence as the top-drawer trade event for UK life science innovators who are export-ready and looking to grow. This...
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ENDOSMART® will become part of Alleima® Group
We would like to share the exciting news that Endosmart GmbH will be acquired by the Alleima Group. The combined expertise of the Endosmart and Alleima teams will strengthen our capability to support...
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Avery Dennison Medical Offers Adhesives for a Wide Variety of Wearable and IoT Applications at Medica 2022
Ready-to-use and Customized Solutions Available With Simplified Sampling MENTOR, OHIO — November 12, 2022 — Avery Dennison Medical, a leading supplier of pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) materials...
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Stowood launches Visi-Download 2 sleep analysis software at MEDICA 2022
Stowood, a specialist diagnostic company specialising in sleep disorders will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2022 to showcase their sleep recorder products and launch their new software,...
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How sustainable is STÜKEN MEDICAL?
Sustainability is coming into focus in the medical industry. More and more companies are questioning the environmental compatibility of the products they use. With the innovative deep drawing...
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Pioneering pressure mattress solutions to be showcased at MEDICA 2022
A UK company, who specialises in the development and manufacture of ‘zero pressure’ technology will be at MEDICA 2022 to showcase their full range of pioneering mattress solutions.  ...
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High Frequency Plastic Welding services for Healthcare Industry showcased at MEDICA 2022
Speed Plastics, a specialist in high frequency welding, will once again be at MEDICA 2022 to showcase the range of engineering and OEM services they offer healthcare companies. The engineering company...
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2San launches range of self-diagnostic tests in the UK
2San has today announced that it has expanded into the Self Diagnostics market – as it launches a range of home testing kits at the global trade fair Medica. Suppliers of affordable, accessible,...
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Krebsdiagnostik der Zukunft dank hochinformativer Biomarker
·         Abklärungstest auf Gebärmutterhalskrebs erobert China ·         Früherkennung von Kopf-Hals-Tumoren...
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MINI-DATA-BOX - THE NEW SMALL ENCLOSURE WITH THAT CERTAIN SOMETHING
Small yet robust enclosures are needed for the integration of miniaturised electronic components, sensors and radio technology. The MINI-DATA-BOX range of plastic enclosures by OKW Gehäusesysteme GmbH...
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Artificial intelligence method allows personalised diagnosis of back problems in future
Back problems are generally regarded as a widespread disease Finding the exact cause of these problems is often difficult. A team of researchers from TU Kaiserslautern (TUK), the University Medical...
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Axer five - International Launch!
Over the last decade, Minimally Invasive Surgery has transcended by several dimensions due to the invention of vessel sealing with cutting, however, the use of disposable vessel sealers with cutters...
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New technology simplifies and enhances the analysis and visualization of medical image data
Medical imaging generates a lot of data, for example during computer tomography. This data important when it comes to personalised medicine. Artificial intelligence methods, such as machine learning,...
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TriMedika Showcase Medical Grade Non-Contact Thermometer at MEDICA 2022
TriMedika – an innovative medical technology manufacturer providing clinical devices for hospitals worldwide – is delighted to be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at 2 (14 – 17 November 2022) to showcase...
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KNF presents product premieres at Compamed 2022 - Higher dynamics, smoother and faster flow – new diaphragm pumps for advanced medical devices and diagnostic technology
Every year, when fall comes along, it is time for Compamed, the international trade fair for medical technology in Düsseldorf, Germany. From November 14–17, KNF will be presenting the latest gas and...
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Innovative gas sampling lines and single-use laryngoscopes launched to European market at MEDICA 2022
PROACT Medical – a UK-based company specialising in the manufacture and supply of Patient Monitoring, Diagnostic and Airway Medical products – will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2022 (14 –...
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Anscare will Showcase the Portable NPWT SIMO System Meeting FDA Compliance at MEDICA 2022
Anscare will be participating in MEDICA 2022 on Nov 14-17. We join hands with BenQ Materials’ other medical brands, including SIGMA, Cenefom and CUUMed, to showcase our innovative products and...
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State-of-the-art repair solutions supporting greater healthcare sustainability showcased at MEDICA 2022
Surgical Holdings – an award-winning British manufacturer and repairer of medical devices – will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2022 to showcase how hospitals can manage and care for...
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SIGMA will Showcase In-House Blown Medical Film Meeting MDR Compliance at Upcoming MEDICA 2022
SIGMA will be taking part in MEDICA 2022 from Nov 14 to 17. along with other medical brands under BenQ Materials’ Corporation including Anscare, Cenefom and CUUMed — we’ll be showcasing...
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Innovia Medical showcases pioneering Gynaecology Product Cervical Rotating Biopsy Punch at MEDICA 2022
Innovia Medical is delighted to be showcasing their single-use instrument product line at MEDICA 2022, which includes the flagship Cervical Rotating Biopsy Punch. The single-use instrument supports...
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PolyNovo Showcases Revolutionary NovoSorb® BTM Synthetic Wound Matrix Technology at MEDICA 2022
PolyNovo UK Ltd – a UK medical devices company specialising in the development of surgical solutions using the patented polymer technology NovoSorb® – will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA...
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Newly Launch DEFTFIX
Newly Launch DeftFix SHPOPL - takes pride to present, "DeftFix", a revolutionary software assisted external fixation device, which can be used for precise fracture reduction and limb...
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Battery-powered heat pad and self-extinguishing battery cabinet: Ansmann AG presents world firsts at COMPAMED 2022
(Assamstadt/Düsseldorf 2022) With an overheating-proof heating foil as a wheelchair cushion and the first self-extinguishing battery storage system ANSMANN AkkuSafe, the experts for battery and...
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Eakin Surgical exhibits at MEDICA to offer customers bespoke ‘Surgical Surgery’
Eakin Surgical – a long-established UK single-use surgical instruments manufacturer – will be attending MEDICA 2022 to deliver bespoke ‘Surgical Surgery’ sessions to its customers...
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Cisteo MEDICAL is now FDA registered
As a critical subcontractor in the field of medical devices, Cisteo MEDICAL has chosen from the first years of its creation on to certify its quality management system according to ISO 13485. Today,...
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