'Made in China 2025' Momentum Propelling the Medical Device Industry Forward

Jan 13, 2016, 10:19 ET from UBM China

SHANGHAI, Jan. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Entering into the year of 2016, the 'Made in China 2025' ten-year national plan designed to transform China from a manufacturing giant into a world manufacturing power in its own right has in its first year entered a phase of strategic development. The medical device industry has been earmarked as one of the key sectors that will be at the forefront of achieving strategic breakthroughs in technological development. Potential R&D highlights include the development of high-performance devices such as imaging equipment, medical robots, high-value medical consumables like fully degradable vascular stents, and medical products in the wearable and telemedicine fields, for example. Innovations in the field of biological 3D printing and induced pluripotent stem cells are also envisaged.

Innovation is the driving force of industry development, while R&D capability is an important foundation for enhancing industry development. In 2016, as the world's leading event platform in its field, Medtec China will focus on serving the medical device design and technology sector through holding shows in China's key industrial areas: namely Medtec China South (16-17th March, 2016. Shenzhen Great China International Square) and Medtec China (26-28th October, 2016. Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center).

Medtec China South boost the innovation capability of Southern China medical industry

The 2016 edition of MEDTEC China South has received the support of many exhibitors both old and new. The exhibition has gathered exhibitors and suppliers from the USA, Germany, Switzerland, Singapore and China and other countries and regions, who will showcase their latest technologies and innovative solutions such as medical grade raw materials, plastics, rubber, tubing, extrusion machinery, electric/electronic components, connectors, packaging, metallic materials, engineered medical components, laser technologies, and automation. The esteemed list of exhibitors includes Zeus, Prent, Oliver-Tolas, Mikron, Globtek, Lemo Electronics, Teleflex, and Bemis, who are leading international companies, and more new exhibitors participating such as Microspec, Jointmed Solution, Branson, Zhuhai Rinco, and Suzhou Baolaicheng.

Education programs help to develop your business strategy in the China market

Co-organized with leading global medical research organizations NAMSA and BSI (British Standard Institution), our education programs will be co-located with the tradeshow, with 'regulation and clinical trials' and 'new standards and trends for medical device' as the topics of focus.

In addition to regulation and quality management, start-ups and investment will also be hot topics at Medtec China South 2016. Supported by Umbrella Coffee, a venture investment service platform in southern part of China, the 3rd edition of Medtec Investment Summit will focus on the IVD industry. The summit will focus on market development trends for IVD equipment and hot investment issues, and invite start-ups to attend roadshows for match making with investors.

Medical Device Innovative Technology (MDiT) and the Regulation Summit will feature 'household medical equipment design and development' and 'innovation for wearable medical devices,' sharing insights into design concepts, new accessories and development trends from industry professionals.

For more show information, please visit www.medtecchina.com

About MEDTEC China

Medical devices are designed and manufactured globally. For medical device manufacturers, the need to find new technology, materials, components, and design and test solutions to aid medical device product development is unceasing. Medtec China is part of a series of UBM Advanced Manufacturing events taking place in North America, Europe and Asia to address this need. As an annual event, it features hundreds of the world's leading suppliers doing business with medical device manufacturers. Medtec China has been successfully held for 11 years in Shanghai targeting the engineering community from manufacturers and R&D centers. It has recently made a successful geo-adoption to Medtec China South in Shenzhen.

About the Organizer

UBM Advanced Manufacturing Group, the leading B2B event and media company dedicated exclusively to the global $3.0 trillion advanced manufacturing sector, helps support the flow of information, commerce, and innovation in such sophisticated segments as medical devices and pharmaceutical development, advanced engineering design, automation, manufacturing, processing, and packaging.

For more information, please visit ubmcanon.com.

Media Contact:

Jenny Tong
Medtec China show team 
UBM China
T: +86 10 5765 2823
E: Jenny.tong@ubm.com 

SOURCE UBM China