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The 12th COMPAMED Spring Convention was devoted to innovative implant technology - an important research field in medical technology.


Messe Düsseldorf and the IVAM Microtechnology Network hosted the 12th edition of the COMPAMED Spring Convention, offering a sneak preview of the trends at COMPAMED. With almost 800 exhibitors at last count, COMPAMED is the leading international specialist trade fair for medical technology suppliers, taking place annually in Düsseldorf.
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COMPAMED 2017: Suppliers presented themselves from their best side again


The smallest components – medical technology requires smart solutions – are still rapidly advancing.
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A significant international impact has always been and remains MEDICA and COMPAMED’s trump card - visitors hail from over 130 countries


“MEDICA and COMPAMED have always had a high degree of international impact, and this remains their trump card. Top decision makers from around the world come together here and see the huge breadth of what we have on offer, which is the international frontrunner and has yet to be beaten”, Joachim Schäfer, Managing Director of Messe Düsseldorf, said, summing up the four-day run of both shows.
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New highlights in the programme for MEDICA – number of exhibitors again exceeds 5,000


The number of people in Germany who work in the health sector has increased to more than seven million for the first time during the period from 2016. The health industry's industrial segment alone now provides jobs for a good 900,000 people and therefore 100,000 more than the automotive industry does.
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COMPAMED 2017: Medical technology is the most important market for micro systems


The trend towards personalised medical care, demographic developments and digitalisation constitutes an important driver towards technological advances in the fields of medical technology and healthcare. Health policies and cost pressures are also pushing progress forward. The field of medical technology has in particular given the micro-technology industry a huge boost with its demand.
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Statement on COMPAMED 2017 by Joachim Schäfer, Managing Director of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH


Medical technology has undoubtedly become one of the most exciting industries in the world. This is because health is one of the most important elements of life, above all others. Therefore, advances in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures are followed with particular interest. The number of applications for patent from service providers is keeping pace with these expectations.
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Statement on MEDICA 2017 by Joachim Schäfer, Managing Director of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH


Those wishing to reduce the German economy, its potential for development, the value it creates or the number of people it employs to its most important common denominator have for years drawn on the following adage: ‘Germany is a car nation.’ And it is true and still true that Germany is a car nation.
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