USA, what's new? – Highlight tour at the US Pavilion
MEDICA connects medical technology companies and their customers from around the globe. In 2023, more than hundred US companies exhibit at the US pavilion in hall 16, for example. For our highlight video tour, we paid the pavilion a visit. Join us to learn who is behind the organization of the pavilion and what some of the exhibitors are showcasing at MEDICA.
3D printing on the assembly line – iFactory 3D GmbH
3D printing enables the individual production of single pieces and small series at low cost. However, it also has a disadvantage: printing takes a relatively long time and it is not possible to produce several pieces in succession with a single printer. At the MEDICA START-UP PARK at MEDICA 2023, we met a company that automates 3D printing. Find out how in the interview with iFactory 3D GmbH.
Robotic assistance for safe patient positioning – with BizLink Robotic Solutions France
Vincent Besnard, Software Development Manager, tells us about the recent developments in medical robotics from the point of view of BizLink. The company has been an expert for safe patient positioning during proton therapy for years now. At MEDICA 2023, they present their new robotic platform PULSAR.
Innovative and accessible exoskeleton development – Project MARCH
Project MARCH, a student team from TU Delft, is developing exoskeleton technology to improve the lives of people with paraplegia. Through an interdisciplinary approach and a commitment to innovation, they create designs that combine advanced technology with practical functionality. As they came to MEDICA 2023 as an exhibitor, we took the opportunity to interview them.
Using magnetic waves to treat many ailments – Biomag Medical
Electric current and magnetic waves have long been used to treat various illnesses. One of the pioneers of this method is the Czech company Biomag Medical. Their devices produce pulsating magnetic waves that can be used to treat the target region in the body more precisely. We took the opportunity at MEDICA 2023 to find out more about this technology in our video interview.
Take a look at groundbreaking advancements in the sphere MED TECH & DEVICES at MEDICA 2023. From intelligent beds to supportive social robots aiding parents with mild mental disabilities: We collected impressions of the future of healthcare.
Impressions from the halls
Experience and innovation @ MEDICA 2023 – Medical Econet GmbH
Founded in 1997 and exhibiting at MEDICA for 26 years: Medical Econet GmbH has a wealth of experience. Christian Bänder, Head of Marketing, talks about their innovative product – a portable ECG – and why such solutions are currently in great demand. If you want to see this and other diagnostic and imaging devices, come to stand A21 in hall 9.
At Theras Lifetech, they don't want to develop complicated products, but prefer to keep things simple – at least as far as the application is concerned. But it's often the little things that make a big difference in the lives of people with diabetes. In the video, Maria Bobbi tells us what a difference the company's devices make. If you want to come and see for yourself, you can find Theras Lifetech in Hall 15/E38-3.
World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14. – Onalabs Inno-Hub S.L.
To mark World Diabetes Day, we took a look at what's new for people with diabetes. Among other things, you'll find what you're looking for at Onalabs Inno-Hub S.L. in Hall 15/K03. In the video, they tell us what they have in store.
Reconstruction of tendons and ligaments – ZuriMED Technologies at MEDICA 2023
The Swiss company ZuriMED Technologies AG develops innovations for orthopedic sports medicine. At MEDICA 2023, they will be showcasing their FiberLocker technology. This allows tendon tears to be refixed and reinforced quickly and without knots. You can see how this works in Hall 12 / E53-09.
At MEDICA, EIZO demonstrates how surgery can not only be displayed larger, but also sharper than in reality. Visitors to the stand can experience extremely high-resolution monitors that allow surgeons to see every detail. In hall 10, stand H41, you can find out how surgery will be able to keep an eye on things in the future.
Surgery you can touch: At the ARSPECTRA stand, visitors to MEDICA can experience what surgery with augmented reality can look like. If you are now curious and would like to experience operations on virtual organs and bodies "as if you could touch them", visit the Luxembourg-based company in hall 10, stand C22.
At MEDICA 2023, the Yuwell Group showcases numerous devices that help people with lung diseases to live more carefree lives. Their stand was already well attended on the first day of the trade fair. If you are interested in technologies that help patients breathe more freely, visit Yuwell in Hall 11/Stand A42.
Non-invasive stimulation for better sleep – Neurovalens Ltd.
At MEDICA 2023, Neurovalens Ltd. from the UK presents a technology for non-invasive stimulation of the brain stem. This is intended to help with insomnia and diabetes, among other things. If you are curious, stop by the Neurovalens stand (Hall 16/K32-1).
Across Germany – German joint stands at MEDICA 2023
At MEDICA, you will meet many exhibitors from around the world – but also from the different German federal states. They present new ideas from their universities and regional companies at the fair. If you are interested in "MedTech made in Germany", be sure to visit the stands of Baden-Württemberg, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Schleswig-Holstein in Hall 15!
Breath the spirit of MEDICA 2023 – Highlight tour with Director Christian Grosser
Topics like artificial Intelligence, automation and robotics, and sustainability are shaking the medical industry – and both MEDICA and COMPAMED reflect that. We are walking through the trade show halls of MEDICA with Christian Grosser, Director Health & Medical Technologies at Messe Düsseldorf, to talk about this: What are his impressions of this year’s MEDICA and COMPAMED? What are his highlight topics? And what can visitors discover in the forums and conferences?
Highlight video tour
eHealth, mHealth, AI, and much more – Highlight tour in the MEDICA START-UP PARK
Every year, the MEDICA START-UP PARK attracts a lot of visitors. Young, up-and-coming companies present their products here – often for the first time ever. This stand has already been the starting point for the success stories of some companies that are now internationally active. At MEDICA 2023, we are once again taking the opportunity to talk to promising start-ups.
The MEDICA START-UP COMPETITION at the MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM is a highlight at MEDICA every year. After the award ceremony on Tuesday, we asked the three best-placed start-ups what the award means to them and what they plan to do now: ROPCA, Sidekick Health and MeMed Diagnostics.
Precision sensing technology for enhanced sleep quality – Earable
A good night’s sleep is a personal experience, and Earable understands this well. Their FRENZ Brainband is a wearable driven by AI, designed to cater to your unique sleep requirements. It combines real-time data analysis, intelligent audio content, and cutting-edge technology to ensure users are well-rested. As it is Earable’s first time at MEDICA, we did not want to miss the chance to talk to them about their newest developments.
Wireless revolution in neonatal monitoring – Bambi Medical
Bambi Medical introduces the Bambi Belt, a wearable device designed for newborns that transforms vital sign monitoring in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). By eliminating wires, it significantly improves comfort for these vulnerable patients. As this is Bambi Medical’s debut at MEDICA, we seized the opportunity to learn more about the Bambi Belt’s numerous advantages for babies, parents, and healthcare professionals.
Prof Dr Paul Lukowicz: "AI is a documentation tool."
They will change the entire field of AI: language models. Prof Dr Paul Lukowicz is convinced of this. In a healthcare system in which there is less and less time for the individual patient, as more and more time is needed for administration, they can provide relief. The AI expert explained how at the MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is a key topic in today's technology landscape, especially in the healthcare sector. This is precisely where the HosmartAI project is focusing. The team behind the project spoke to us about their visions and goals.
To further drive the transformation of healthcare through AI, they were hosting a speed dating workshop on AI & Robotics. A unique opportunity for experts and interested parties to exchange ideas and develop solutions together.
Making healthcare smart – digitized healthcare at MEDICA 2023
From digital platforms for healthcare applications and electronic patient records to AR/VR technologies for surgical procedures and medical training: Digitalization in the healthcare sector is enabling major innovations. Discover this and more about digital health at MEDICA 2023.
Impressions from the halls
Health tracking via ring: MedVigilance at MEDICA 2023
Imagine your ring tracking your health data. MedVigilance from Japan make exactly that possible – with the help of sensors and algorithms. They are presenting their exciting product at MEDICA 2023. Be sure to stop by their stand in Hall 15 / E02!
Many paths lead to the Smart Hospital, one of which is AI-supported resource planning. For example, patient rooms, treatment rooms and beds can be better utilized and the deployment of staff can be optimized. Visitors to MEDICA 2023 can experience planning with AI at the Next OR stand: hall 12, stand E37.
Gaining data and insights – laboratory diagnostics at MEDICA 2023
Accurate diagnostics are key to providing the best possible patient care. LAB & DIAGNOSTICS, one of the 5 spheres at MEDICA 2023, shows exactly that in the halls 1 and 3. Discover solutions like the latest pipettes or the RoboScreen for automated allergy analysis.
Impressions from the halls
Christmas spirit: Immundiagnostik AG at MEDICA 2023
Ho ho ho – it's getting Christmassy at the Immundiagnostik AG stand at MEDICA 2023. Fairy lights, a Christmas tree and a wooden hut will definitely put you in the Christmas spirit. Come and see for yourself – in Hall 3 / E59!
Automated healthcare stations: "Neighbourhood Diagnostics" at MEDICA 2023
Healthcare in rural areas is often difficult. The "Neighbourhood Diagnostics" project aims to solve this problem with the help of a mobile health station. The entire laboratory diagnostic process is to be fully automated. Find out more at the Fraunhofer ZDD stand in Hall 3 / E74!
On the move at MEDICA 2023 – PHYSIO TECH highlight tour
PHYSIO TECH is one of the five Spheres of MEDICA. Here, visitors will find products and exhibitors relating to physiotherapy, rehabilitation and sport – in other words, everything that keeps people fit and moving. But this topic is no longer about colorful training aids made of plastic or rubber; smart applications and robotics have long since found their way here too. In our highlight tour, we talk to some of the exhibitors about their products and developments in the industry.
Rehabilitation through specialized treadmill technology – Woodway
WOODWAY, a leader in treadmill innovation for medical rehabilitation, brings over 40 years of expertise to MEDICA 2023. They consistently deliver tailored, state-of-the-art solutions for optimal fitness and rehabilitation results. In our interview, discover WOODWAY's specialized equipment and their unique treadmill technology. You can also gain valuable insights for medical professionals attending MEDICA, as well as a sneak peek into the company’s future endeavors.
ROBERT, the robot in rehab – Life Science Robotics
At MEDICA 2023, the Danish company Life Science Robotics presents ROBERT. On the one hand, this robotic arm can relieve medical staff in rehabilitation and physiotherapy. On the other hand, it can also help patients achieve better results and get fit again faster. Find out how this works and what makes ROBERT so special in our video interview with Keld Thorsen, CEO.
Genuine craftsmanship and state-of-the-art technology – physiotherapy and more at MEDICA 2023
From gamification to Velcro fasteners – in the world of physiotherapy, rehabilitation and orthopaedic technology, modern technology meets traditional craftsmanship like in hardly any other professional field. Marvel at the possibilities and solutions developed by the various providers!
Impressions from the halls
Diabetes and sport: Timur Oruz speaks at MEDICA 2023
How are diabetes and sport compatible? German national hockey player Timur Oruz spoke about this at the MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE 2023. The conference is the ideal platform for him to exchange ideas. Find out what else he has planned for MEDICA 2023 in the video!
TecnoBody: the "different" rehabilitation strategy
In the vision of the Italian company TecnoBody, technology and users work together in perfect symbiosis. They want to offer more than just products – they want to enrich their customers with a unique experience of physical recovery. You can discover what this looks like at MEDICA 2023 – in hall 4, stand F38!
QUICKLYPRO specializes in rehabilitation measures that help patients to walk: With the Q-Walk, they regain more mobility and thus more independence in everyday life. The associated app can be used to control the device and communicate with the therapist. Stop by in hall 5 at stand G35 to find out more about their vision.
Smartly crafting medical adhesives – Avery Dennison
Avery Dennison, a global powerhouse in materials science, is advancing the field of medical adhesives, both for wound and surgical care as well as for wearables. With a multidisciplinary team and a dedication to addressing current industry challenges, they deliver solutions that not only meet the practical needs of medical applications but also enhance the comfort for patients. Learn more in the video interview at MEDICA 2023.
Single-use, yet multi-purpose: disposable items at MEDICA 2023
Without them, nothing would work in patient treatment: From cannulas and gloves to scalpels – disposable products are what make hygienic patient care possible in the first place. You can find out more about these useful aids and materials in our DISPOSABLES sphere at MEDICA 2023 in the halls 5, 6 and 7.