Press Releases

Press releases by Messe Düsseldorf press department.

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COMPAMED 2016: The ‘mega-trend’ of digitisation has reached medical technology and thus also its suppliers


“Digitisation presents great opportunities for the healthcare sector in an increasingly ageing society in which a growing number people suffer from chronic illnesses. Digitisation can help diseases to be detected earlier, the duration of hospital stays to be reduced and people's mobility to be extended with the aid of tele-medicine, apps or care robots,” writes the German Medical Association.
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Statement on COMPAMED 2016 by Joachim Schäfer, Managing Director of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH


What medical breakthroughs will the future bring? Possibly one of the most exciting questions there is. Year by year, the annual conjunction of the world's leading medical trade fair, MEDICA, and COMPAMED, the top international industry platform for medical technology industry suppliers, takes us quite a bit closer to finding the answer.
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Statement on MEDICA 2016 by Joachim Schäfer, Managing Director of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH


Medical technology continues to be a fascinating growth market. There was a very strong phase, particularly at the beginning of the millennium, with enterprises achieving two-digit increases with regard to the sector-wide average over a period of several years in a row.
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10th COMPAMED Spring Convention: expert forum focuses on the megatrend of personalised and individualised medicine


"New insights into the molecular processes of life enhance our understanding of health and disease. Individualised medicine seeks to put those insights to use for all: for tailored prevention, diagnosis and treatment," goes the Federal Ministry of Health and Research's description of individualised medicine, an approach commonly also known as personalised or personal medicine.
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MEDICA 2016 + COMPAMED 2016: Trend barometer of a dynamic market


When top decision-makers in the healthcare business meet in Düsseldorf again in the middle of November at the world's leading medical trade fair, MEDICA 2016, (scheduled date: 14 – 17 November 2016), 5,000 exhibitors from around 70 countries will be presenting themselves once more as partners in unchanged enthusiastic innovation – offering tailored solutions for outpatient and clinical care.
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COMPAMED profits from the new set of days and from being completely parallel to the MEDICA


The COMPAMED in Düsseldorf, the leading international trade fair for suppliers of medical technology took place from 16 to 19 November 2015, for the first time over a period of four days (Monday to Thursday) and was therefore completely parallel to the world's largest medical trade fair, MEDICA.
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The new set of dates for the MEDICA and COMPAMED have been widely approved – the federal government shows its impressive presence


The new set of dates running from Monday to Thursday has been widely accepted by the specialist visitors of the world’s largest medical trade fair, the MEDICA 2015, as well as the specialist supplier trade fair, COMPAMED 2015, being held in parallel. Both were well received right from the start this year.
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