25/07/2017Those 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.
24/07/2017The 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.
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).
29/05/2017The COMPAMED Spring Convention has established itself as a meeting point for experts: developers, producers and service partners in the medical technology industry. This annual event offers a snapshot of COMPAMED, the worldwide leading market platform for suppliers in medical manufacturing, which takes place every year in Düsseldorf 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.