STUTTGART, Germany, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Medtec Europe will once again provide over 7,000 attendees and more than 600 exhibitors from 70 countries the opportunity to share, learn, and discover opportunities and solutions that will advance the medical technology industry. Taking place 4 - 6 April 2017 at the Messe Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, Medtec Europe is the preeminent medical technology platform showcasing the key trends and insights across the entire supply chain of the medical technology industry.
With a comprehensive agenda that captures the challenges and opportunities in the medical technology industry, and presentations from renowned industry experts, Medtec Europe 2017 will showcase ideas and innovations within:
Digitisation and eHealth: Seminars exploring the evolution of connected devices from wearable technologies to inter-connected healthcare systems will showcase how digital is now among the industry's business drivers.
Medtec Meets Pharma: Pharmaceutical companies are increasingly looking to medical device manufacturers to provide added value to products in their portfolios. Key presentations will illustrate how these new partnerships are advancing and bringing success.
Innovation in Miniaturisation: Insights into the evolution of device miniaturisation will be shared, examining the drive in innovation while embedding safety, performance, and reliability.
Regulatory: With significant developments in multiple countries this past year, there are a number of questions facing the industry. Expert insights will provide an essential overview and understanding of best practice in compliance within this changing landscape.
In addition, there will be three first time features taking place at Medtec Europe 2017. On 5 April the first Medical Device Manufacturing Conference will take place, organised in partnership with the Fraunhofer IPA. This conference is specifically targeted at decision makers from R&D, medical engineers and product developers. Furthermore, the VDMA (Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau, Mechanical Engineering Industry Association) will be holding the first VDMA Forum, a platform where exhibitors will promote their innovations in the form of short presentations. For the first time Medtec Meetings - powered by gomed2med, a new free online business match and meet service for visitors and exhibitors that makes automatic matches based on your business needs will be available. Medtec Europe will also once again be hosting the Start-up Academy, a unique networking programme that provides exhibitors an exclusive platform to share their ideas and learn more about opportunities for partnering and collaborating, forging new relationships that will help them develop their businesses for years to come.
"Medtec has a strategic focus on driving innovation and opportunity for the medical technology industry, with our events creating a compelling, interactive environment in which ideas can be shared, explored, and enhanced." said Anne Schumacher, Brand Director, UBM. "Now in its 16th year, Medtec Europe 2017 will be an unmissable opportunity for exhibitors and visitors to gain hands on experience of the latest products and innovations, hear the latest trends and new directions the industry is heading in, and discover opportunities to build their networks and drive their business forward."
For more information, and to register for Medtec Europe 2017 and the Medical Device Manufacturing Conference, please visit: medteceurope.com/europe/
About Medtec Europe
Medtec Europe is the preeminent medical technology platform showcasing the key trends and insights across the entire supply chain of the medical technology industry. Medtec Europe brings together companies in the medical device supply chain in order to share ideas, meet partners, and discover, experience and source products & services from all stages of production in order to create the next generation of medical devices.
Through exhibitions, conferences and online communities, Medtec brings together more than 50,000 medical professionals each year to network, identify business opportunities and expand the global market. Medtec hosts events in Europe, Japan, China and USA. Medtec also provides an online buyer & supplier directory at qmed.com.
For more information visit: medteceurope.com
About UBM EMEA
UBM EMEA connects people and creates opportunities for companies across five continents to develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, promote their brands, and expand their market. Through premier brands such as Medtec, CPhI, TFM&A, Internet World, IFSEC, MD&M, Cruise Shipping Miami, the Concrete Show, and many others, UBM EMEA exhibitions, conferences, awards programs, publications, Websites, and training and certification programs are an integral part of the marketing plans of companies across more than 20 industry sectors.
The UBM plc. annual schedule of medical events includes:
Medtec Europe (04-06 April, 2017)
Medtec Japan (19 - 21 April 2017)
BIOMED Boston (03 - 04 May 2017)
Medtec China (20-22 September 2017)
Medtec Ireland (04 - 05 October 2017)
MD&M West (06 - 08 February 2018)
UBM EMEA is committed to the continual improvement of sustainability
To ensure long term profitability, UBM EMEA aims to be a leader in sustainable business, aligning all key business decisions with our sustainability strategy. UBM EMEA sees it as fundamental that we are conscious of the impact that our actions have on the environment and the communities in which we operate. UBM EMEA strives to manage its impact by ensuring that the principles of sustainability are at the core of all our activities. A corner stone to our journey towards sustainability is our certification to the ISO 20121 Sustainable Event Management System. UBM EMEA is one of the first major organisers to successfully implement and certify our sustainable event management system against the International Standard ISO 20121.
SOURCE UBM EMEA