Medical Fair China Press Releases

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June 2018

Press Contact:

Anne Meerboth-Maltz
Tel. (312)781-5185
Fax (312) 781-5188

Messe Düsseldorf North America
150 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 2920
Chicago, IL 60601


From September 6 - 8, 2018, Medical Fair China 2018 and the China Medical Innovation Forum 2018 will be held concurrently at the Suzhou International Expo Center. Jointly organized by Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. and the China Service Alliance of Medical Device Innovation (CSAMDI), the events take place for the second time. After the 2016 staging of the Forum, Medical Fair China was included staring in 201 with the goal to promote the development of the medical device industry with an international vision and facilitate the cooperation among hospitals, clinics, R&D institutions, suppliers and manufacturers.

Medical Fair China 2018 will offer companies an ideal platform to enter the lucrative Chinese medical market. The sector for medical technology in China continues to develop at a fast pace and with sustained growth, it might take second place in the world – after the U.S. At the same time, the government relies on the promotion of a strong domestic medical-technology industry since the import rate is still between 80% and 90% in some segments. In demand are in particular is the full range of medical technology. The main customers of medical-technology are hospitals, with the share of private institutions expected to increase to 30% by 2020.
Sources: GTAI, Branchen kompakt: Medizintechnik (Medical Technology)

Exhibit categories at Medical Fair China 2018 will include: medical equipment, raw materials components, accessories and software; medical digital imaging products and optical and electronic products; rehabilitation equipment; In vitro diagnostic products and laboratory equipment; first-aid and operating room equipment; minimal invasive instruments; smart medical products.

A special highlight will again be FTR4H (Future for Health), which successfully made its debuted at the China Medical Innovation Forum in 2017. FTR4H is an international think tank for digital health start-ups to network with corporations and investors from around the world and explores how digital transformation effects the healthcare industry – from mobile and data to Internet of Things.

The China Medical Innovation Forum will feature about 40 national and international experts and industry leaders as keynote speakers covering trend topics such as industrial policy, medical technological innovation, global market segmentation and access, innovative services, medical 3D technology, the Internet of Things and smart healthcare.

Medical Fair China is part of Messe Düsseldorf’s “MEDICAlliance” program of regional and international medical trade fairs organized around the globe. For further information on visiting or exhibiting at Medical Fair China 2019, contact Messe Düsseldorf North America, 150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2920, Chicago, IL 60601. Telephone: (312) 781-5180; Fax: (312) 781-5188; E-mail:; Visit and; Follow us on twitter at

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