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MEDICA and COMPAMED 2020 to be launched as 'virtual.MEDICA' and 'virtual.COMPAMED' with three focal areas


MEDICA 2020 and COMPAMED 2020, as the world's leading information and communication platforms for the medical technology sector and suppliers to the medical technology industry, will take place from 16 - 19 November completely in virtual format as 'virtual.MEDICA' and 'virtual.COMPAMED'.
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Photo: A valid long-term blood pressure measurement without a cuff enables an innovative Wearable from Aktiia (presented at MEDICA 2019).

“Doc, we have a problem” - medicine in space, artificial intelligence and digital twins for sports medicine of tomorrow


"Future concepts in sports medicine - space medicine, performance and AI" is what the 8th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE offers on 18 and 19 November as part of the world's leading medical trade fair MEDICA in Düsseldorf (date: 16 - 19 November). Prof. Volker Damann will kick us off by depicting the challenges that are inherent in training for going into space.
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Photo: Top triathlete Sebastian Kienle was one of the speakers at the MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE 2019

COVID-19, sports and data - the average German’s heart beats 61 times per minute (at rest)


How has the corona crisis altered sports? Prof. Dirk Brockmann will answer this question. He is one of the first speakers at the 8th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE which will be held in Düsseldorf on Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 November within the scope of MEDICA 2020, the world’s leading medical trade fair (run time: 16 – 19 November).
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Photo: Winner cups of the MEDICA App COMPETITION 2019

Start-ups launch at MEDICA - the creative founder scene is more in demand than ever right now


The MEDICA, the world’s leading medical trade fair held in Düsseldorf, was one of the very first events across all industries to offer young companies in their founding phase special programme formats to present their concepts many years ago. The creative and predominantly digitally driven start-up scene will be the centre of attention once again at MEDICA 2020 (run time: 16 to 19 November).
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MEDICA 2020 + COMPAMED 2020: The Coronavirus has grabbed the world’s attention and increased the focus on good healthcare and modern equipment


Globally, no sector has been placed under the magnifying glass more than the healthcare sector due to the Corona pandemic. Hospitals, outpatient clinics, practice-based physicians and care facilities have experienced a sudden increased demand for medical and laboratory technology, a wide variety of medical products, digital health applications and, most of all, personal protective equipment.
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MEDICA 2020: High rate of repeat bookings confirms acceptance of new hall structure


Planning for the world's largest medical trade fair MEDICA 2020 (16 - 19 November) in Düsseldorf is already in full swing again. Based on the number of exhibitor registrations received so far, more than 5,000 exhibitors are expected to participate once again. Bookings for the parallel trade fair for suppliers to the medical technology industry, COMPAMED 2020, are also progressing positively.
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Photo: Many COMPAMED visitors are interested in packaging solutions, here at the MULTIVAC stand.

Microfluidics and bio chips are the centre of attention at COMPAMED 2019


“Companies showed up at COMPAMED to prove that they are innovative forces to be reckoned with and to demonstrate that they are strong partners for the medical technology industry in this market environment, which is becoming increasingly demanding,” observes Wolfram Diener, Operative Managing Director of Messe Düsseldorf.
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Photo: Finalists of the MEDICA App COMPETITION

MEDICA Proves Itself as a mHealth Hotspot


Mobile health (mHealth) is one of the biggest trends in the healthcare sector worldwide. Compact solutions that improve the networking of stakeholders in the healthcare system, e.g. for transferring data between doctors and for doctor-patient communication, continue their trajectory due to this.
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Photo: Visitors at MEDICA 2019 + COMPAMED 2019

MEDICA and COMPAMED hold their own in a challenging and demanding market environment


The demand market for medical technology and medical products is becoming increasingly challenging and discriminating worldwide. Providers are adapting to this on a flexible basis and furnishing appropriate answers that include innovations for modern and cost-efficient medical care. Visitors were able to see this for themselves at MEDICA + COMPAMED both of which took place in Düsseldorf.
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Photo: International exhibitors at MEDICA

MEDICA 2019 + COMPAMED 2019 due to launch with new record participation – presenting numerous innovations for modern care that put the patient first


From Monday until Thursday, the entire medical world and health care sector will once again meet in Düsseldorf. With a record participation of a good 5,500 exhibitors from 69 countries, MEDICA 2019 is off to a good start. The world’s largest and leading medical trade fair will run from 18 to 21 November and expects visitors from 170 countries.
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