The Med-Tech Innovation Expo’s international appeal demonstrates the importance of the UK sector.
This year’s event has over 40 foreign exhibitors from China, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Monaco, Mauritius, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Senegal, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, and the United States, among others.
The Med-Tech Innovation Expo will collaborate with the Italian Trade Agency to welcome 17 exhibitors in the Italian Pavilion, one of the highlights of the international participation. Similarly, the event will collaborate with the Mauritius Economic Development Board to host exhibitors on the Mauritius Pavilion, and the event will have a stage sponsored by the German state of Hessen.
According to Duncan Wood, CEO of Rapid News Group, the organisers of the Med-Tech Innovation Expo: “We’re excited that the event is becoming more international, with speakers and exhibitors coming from all over the world. It demonstrates the expanding global significance of the Med-Tech Innovation Expo, and we look forward to another great edition in Birmingham.”
Visitors to the exhibition will encounter the following exciting elements:
Providing assistance to the UK’s best medtech start-ups
The NIHR, Innovate UK, and SBRI Healthcare-sponsored Start-up Zone will be a hive of innovation and new technology, with start-ups, spinouts, research projects, non-profits, and small enterprises bringing their goods to market. PITCH, which brings together the world’s leading, early-stage medtech start-ups for a live on-stage accelerator-style pitching session, also attracts visitors.
Med-Tech Innovation Conference co-hosted by Medilink UK
The Med-Tech Innovation Conference, co-hosted by Medilink UK, is the UK’s key annual summit for medical device OEMs, with a CPD-accredited programme featuring thought leadership from the industry’s biggest names, including Microsoft, Roche Diagnostics, Deloitte, CHEATA, Department for International Trade, NIHR, and others.
Introducing the Hessen Trade & Invest Health-Tech Stage
The Hessen Trade & Invest-sponsored Introducing Health-Tech Stage covers all part of the medical device supply chain, providing guests a taste of the greatest engineering technology from the exhibition floor as well as a glimpse into the future.
Healthcare Business Awards from Medilink UK
These renowned Awards, hosted in conjunction with Med-Tech Innovation on June 8th, honour remarkable corporate achievements, worldwide triumphs, and inventive discoveries achieved in the life sciences and healthcare technology industries in the previous year.
Product debuts and demos that are exciting
Numerous product debuts and firsts will be on show with more than 100 renowned exhibitors covering the whole medical device and manufacturing supply chain, including Boddingtons, Shawpak, Wickham Micro, Neucin Design, Biofortuna, Haredata, Wideblue, SBRI, MTC, and others.
Finally, Wood says: “This year’s exhibition has a lot to see and learn from. We believe that given the breadth of innovation and insights on offer, everyone will leave the exhibition with fresh thoughts, ideas, and solutions to help them create and produce even more inventive patient solutions.”