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virtual.MEDICA is just around the corner

Dear Sir or Madam,

Monday is tradefair time – with virtual.MEDICA! MEDICA 2020 is happening online because of the corona pandemic. Because of this, we won't be able to meet each other in person in Düsseldorf. But don't worry, we still have put a varied, exciting and informative program together for you.

Lectures, virtual booths, video websessions with exhibitors – read here, what we have in store for you!

Timo Roth
Editorial team virtual.MEDICA

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Topic of the Month: Disinfection robot HERO21
Interview: Printed EEG
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virtual.MEDICA - Why you should definitely participate virtually

This is new for you in 2020!

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Conference Area

- Four days of virtual knowledge transfer in exciting discussions and top-class lectures by renowned speakers.
- NEW: Everything will be transmitted via live video streams and will also be available on-demand after the event.

Exhibition Space

- Exhibitors present their product highlights and innovations.
- NEW: Now also with Exhibitor Video Arena and Exhibitor Web Sessions with live presentations and chat function.

Networking Plaza

- Online trade visitors and virtual exhibitors make direct contacts via our matchmaking tool – supported by AI technology.
- NEW: Now also connect around the clock worldwide via personal video meetings with a maximum of three other people.

This is how we turn challenges into new opportunities with virtual.MEDICA – use yours and join in!

Register now free of charge as on-line visitor of virtual.MEDICA and use the offers above
Learn more about virtual.MEDICA 2020 here!
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KUKA Aktiengesellschaft

virtual.MEDICA Sponsor 2020

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As a leading global supplier of intelligent automation solutions KUKA offers its customers everything from a single source: from robots and cells to fully automated systems and their networking in markets such as automotive, electronics, general industry, consumer goods, e-commerce/retail and healthcare.
Learn more in the Sponsor Dome of virtual.MEDICA 2020!

Disinfection: a robot nips viruses in the bud

Topic of the Month

Image: empty operating room with disinfection robot; Copyright:
Hospitals are considered to be a primary route of disease transmission. That is why patient rooms, operating rooms, and waiting areas should be disinfected regularly and thoroughly - and not just during the coronavirus pandemic. At the virtual.MEDICA trade fair, ICA Traffic GmbH will showcase the HERO21 robot, a disinfection unit that uses UVC radiation.
Read more about our Topic of the Month
Disinfection: a robot nips viruses in the bud
virtual.MEDICA 2020: Experience medicine online
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virtual.MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE on November 18th and 19th

Don't miss the annual highlight in sports medicine

Image: Banner of MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf

Next week, the virtual.MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE will take place online. It is the annual innovation highlight in sports medicine.

With the online member ticket (EUR 79 including VAT), participants will have access to the conference livestream and the recorded speaker videos on November 18 and 19 for up to 6 months after the conference.

The two-day program of the virtual.MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE includes 5 conference sessions. The main topics of this year's conference are: "Future concepts in sports medicine", "Tailor-made training programs", "Evidence-based diagnostics and wearables", "Sport in times of highly infectious viral diseases and a polluted environment" and "Digital innovations in sport and health care".

The conference is accredited by the North Rhine Medical Association with 9 CME points for attending the live-online event. Take the chance and learn from the best!

Speakers, program, tickets: Everything about virtual.MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE is here
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Wearable EEG: A comfortable way to record brain activity


Image: A young woman is wearing a flat device made from printed electronics on her forehead; Copyright: Universität Oldenburg/Abteilung Neuropsychologie
An electroencephalogram (EEG) is a test that is used in cognitive research or to diagnose conditions such as epilepsy and sleep disorders. EEG electrode caps are somewhat difficult to wear, which is why they are only used in laboratories. One viable alternative are measuring devices made of printed electronics. They are more comfortable to wear and allow users to continue their daily activities.
Read the interview here:
Wearable EEG: A comfortable way to record brain activity
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