Up-to-date press releases by our press department.
12/06/2017The number of people in Germany who work in the health sector increased to more than seven million for the first time in 2016. The industrial side of the healthcare sector alone now employs a good 900,000 people and consequently more than 100,000 more people than the automotive industry does (according to BMWi / GGR, VDA).
23/05/2017The 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).
21/04/2017The latest trends in laboratory medicine will be zoned in on and discussed at the new MEDICA LABMED FORUM at the world’s biggest medical trade fair, MEDICA, from 13 to 16 November 2017 in Düsseldorf.
10/01/2017The supervisory board and shareholders of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH have declared their approval, and thus the starting point has been reached for one of the most ambitious construction projects in the history of the company.
30/11/2016“Together we are strong” – this slogan describes the lively atmosphere and intensive programme of events at COMPAMED 2016 in Düsseldorf (14 – 17 November) perfectly.
18/11/2016A 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 Medical Mobile Solution”. This year, the victor was “Up Right”, a combination of an app and a wearable from a development team from Israel.
17/11/2016Once again, the world’s biggest medical trade fair MEDICA and the leading international supplier trade fair COMPAMED, which take place in Düsseldorf, have provided a powerful stimulus for the international medical technology industry.
09/11/2016Decision makers from all sectors of the international health industry meet again in Düsseldorf from Monday to Thursday. The world’s biggest medical trade fair, MEDICA 2016, and COMPAMED 2016, as the international leading trade fair for suppliers of the medical technology industry, take place from 14 to 17 November.
28/09/2016How are people responding to this innovation? In her presentation entitled ‘x-Health’, Prof. Dr Britta Böckmann, Information Sciences and Medical Information Sciences at Dortmund's University of Applied Sciences, will be looking into how current developments in the health sector could be focused on people and their needs.
06/10/2016Digital healthcare solutions deliver progress. What sounds trite on the one hand deserves a more differentiated consideration on the other. On each day of the fair, the MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM – to be staged within the scope of MEDICA 2016 will be looking at what the networked future of healthcare will look like.