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Program plans are underway for MEDICA 2018 - Forums and conferences are top of the list for our specialist audience


Now that exhibitor registrations for MEDICA 2018 have opened in Düsseldorf, the program planning for the accompanying conferences and forums of the world’s biggest medical trade fair (12 - 15 November) has also been started immediately.
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A significant international impact has always been and remains MEDICA and COMPAMED’s trump card - visitors hail from over 130 countries


“MEDICA and COMPAMED have always had a high degree of international impact, and this remains their trump card. Top decision makers from around the world come together here and see the huge breadth of what we have on offer, which is the international frontrunner and has yet to be beaten”, Joachim Schäfer, Managing Director of Messe Düsseldorf, said, summing up the four-day run of both shows.
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The winner of the MEDICA App COMPETITION 2017 is iSikCure from Kenya - 75 development teams battled it out for the title


A perennial highlight of MEDICA, the world’s leading medical trade fair, is the MEDICA App COMPETITION. Development teams from all over the world compete in a challenge to create the best health app solution. The winner of this year’s MEDICA App COMPETITION (#6MAC17) is iSikCure from Kenya.
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New highlights in the programme for MEDICA – number of exhibitors again exceeds 5,000


The number of people in Germany who work in the health sector has increased to more than seven million for the first time during the period from 2016. The health industry's industrial segment alone now provides jobs for a good 900,000 people and therefore 100,000 more than the automotive industry does.
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The digital revolution in medicine is taking place right now - MEDICA HEALTH IT FORUM highlights the opportunities and prospects for doctors and patients


“Izzy is your friend. She understands you and helps you to be prepared by keeping track of your menstrual cycle”: this is what you’ll find if you type “Izzyperiod” into the Facebook search box. It has already been shared over a thousand times and gleaned over 750 comments before the end of August. If Izzy was a person, this wouldn’t be out of the ordinary: but Izzy is, in fact, a chatbot.
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COMPAMED 2017: Medical technology is the most important market for micro systems


The trend towards personalised medical care, demographic developments and digitalisation constitutes an important driver towards technological advances in the fields of medical technology and healthcare. Health policies and cost pressures are also pushing progress forward. The field of medical technology has in particular given the micro-technology industry a huge boost with its demand.
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MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE focusing on the future of individualised sports medicine


Elite and recreational sports, exercise programs in healthcare, and prevention and rehabilitation: individualisation in all is the future. Patients and people who are active and do sports are as varied as the general population is – and every single person wants to get the support and help they need and require, and are capable of.
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Statement on MEDICA 2017 by Joachim Schäfer, Managing Director of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH


Those wishing to reduce the German economy, its potential for development, the value it creates or the number of people it employs to its most important common denominator have for years drawn on the following adage: ‘Germany is a car nation.’ And it is true and still true that Germany is a car nation.
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Wearables are revolutionising classic medicine – MEDICA 2017 to focus on current trends


The resounding success of health-promoting smart gadgets for private use has been outshone by another no less important development: Wearables are steadily advancing into many fields of professional healthcare. They are essential to the digital revolution that is also changing the field of medicine.
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MEDICA App COMPETITION: The application period is underway - Live Pitch for the best health app solution in November


The international leading live competition for the best health app solution for day-to-day use for patients, doctors and clinics, the MEDICA App COMPETITION 2017, will happen for the sixth time within the world’s biggest trade fair, MEDICA, which boasts over 5,000 exhibitors, (from 13 to 16 November 2017).
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