11/15/2016: MEDICA 2016 continues!

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Welcome to the world's leading trade fair for medicine and medical technology!

5 forums, 5 conferences, more than 5.000 Exhibitors from more than 70 countries, 7 main product categories in 17 halls - all of this awaits you at MEDICA 2016. You can find our impressions from the second day of the fair at this page - as videos, photo galleries, articles and interviews.

Video: The colorful world of lab medicine

What is new in lab medicine, what procedures and techniques have been improved and what is the best device to work with? All this can be learned at MEDICA 2016 in the halls 1, 2 and 3. Join us on a short journey through this exciting world!

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Trade fair snap shots

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Wearables are important devices for sports medicine. The practical aids can measure movement and more.

Video Interview: MolecuLight Inc.

Bacteria in wounds can cause severe inflammation. A small device, similar to a smartphone camera, can help to detect bacteria in wounds quickly and easily.

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Trade fair snap shots

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Virtual Reality - here at the stand of PHILIPS - has arrived not only in therapy but also at MEDICA 2016.

Trade fair snap shots

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A special focal point of MEDICA are devices and products from medical technology.

Interview: The new Medical Device Regulation MDR in focus

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Daniel Shoukier has written a book about the new Medical Device Regulation MDR. He explains during MEDICA what influence it will have in the long term and what challenges are to be expected.
Read the interview with Daniel Shoukier here

Trade fair snap shots

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Gregor Drogies (left) and Stefan Winter (middle) are the Pitch Winner Innovate Health Care Hackathlon Hamburg 2016 with the develeopment of a electronic healthcare card. They presented their ideas today in the MEDICA ECON FORUM in Halle 15, 15G06. On the right side: moderator Jürgen Zurheide.

Video: Implants 4.0 -
What we will wear in our bodies in the future

Implants are continuously improved in order to make them as safe as possible for the patient. At MEDICA 2016, different research institutes present their latest technologies and materials for implants.

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Photo gallery: National pavilions at MEDICA – Together is better than alone

Photo: Exhibitors of MEDICA; Copyright: beta-web/Schmitz
Together is better than alone. This is also true for MEDICA, because there is a whole range of joint stands. India, Russia, France – there are national pavilions from all over the world, that present new products from the area of medical technology and inform the visitors. Learn in our photo gallery, what the exhibitors expect from MEDICA and how important the trade fair is for them.
See our photo gallery "National pavilions" here

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Video Interview:
Vancive Medical Technologies

Vancive brings over 30 years experience to the development of innovative technology for medical applications. They aim to address the unmet needs of device manufacturers, clinicians and patients worldwide.
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Trade fair snap shots

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For a long time, normal objects can be provide with electronics - here a chair, which can be used in the medical industry.

Trade fair snap shots

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After surgeries, the operated places should be cooled down. Masks can make this. More about this in the halls of MEDICA.

Video Interview: Axilum Robots SAS

Transcranial magnetic stimulation - or TMS - is especially used in psychology and neurology. It is important here that the electrodes are always attached at the same spot. But this is very difficult to achieve manually. Axilum Robotics from France has found the solution to this problem.

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Trade fair snap shots

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The seal Paro is 60 cm long and was developed in Japan. It is a therapeutical aid for people who need care.

Industry News

Sony to showcase its smart end-to-end medical workflow innovations at MEDICA 2016
New workflow solutions for the Integrated OR support more efficient diagnosis, surgery and post-operative care in today’s networked hospital environment Düsseldorf (Hall 10, Stand H57), 8 November...
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MeriConnect makes surgical video and image handling simpler and more efficient
Video recordings in the operating room are becoming more common as non-invasive surgery and new medical technology are emerging. Additionally, hospitals need to pay more attention to the quality of...
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IMMS harnesses for point-of-care diagnostics
Test setup with live demonstration for personalized diagnostics of cancer in Hall 3/G60. Ilmenau, 15.11.2016. At the MEDICA 2016 IMMS is presenting its first approaches for the personalized...
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WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2017 in Munich
On February 7-8, 2017 the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference will be hosted in Munich for the 11th time. The market is progressing and purchasing, sourcing and wholesale are becoming more and more...
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BM 77 Bluetooth®: Upper arm blood pressure monitor with XXL display
Upper arm blood pressure monitors provide reliability you would expect from the doctor’s. The BM 77 Bluetooth® also ensures maximum user comfort with its fully automated blood pressure and pulse...
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Advanced health management with the wrist blood pressure monitor BC 85
With the BC 85 extra-slim wrist blood pressure monitor, Beurer will be showcasing innovative networking between smartphones and the blood pressure monitor at MEDICA 2016. The values determined by the...
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Update of the Beurer HealthManager system
The latest update has further expanded the functions of the Beurer HealthManager and added new products. The HealthManager now enables comprehensive health monitoring of blood pressure, blood...
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Biohit Oyj unveils groundbreaking GastroPanel® quick test
Biohit Oyj Press Release November 14, 2016 at 9:30 am local time (EET) GastroPanel® quick test can be performed during a clinical appointment from a fingertip blood drop. The new test is an advanced...
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Beurer FM 150 leg compression therapy – a new lease of life for tired legs
After a long day, legs can often feel heavy. The Beurer FM 150 helps recovery by delivering a revitalising pressure massage that relieves muscle tension and promotes blood circulation. The FM 150 leg...
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Fall asleep better with the Beurer "SleepLine" range
A restful night's sleep is just as important for your health as a balanced diet and sufficient exercise. But many people are not aware that they are suffering from sleep problems. For some people,...
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Interview: Cybathlon

Photo: Two people with recumbent bikes during a race; Copyright: ETH Zürich/Alessandro Della Bella
Technical means that lend superpowers to humans are quite normal in comics and movies. In reality, their purpose is much more mundane: They are supposed to help people with disabilities in everyday life. MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE, is dealing with this topic, too.
Read the interview with Prof. Robert Riener here

Video: MEDICA 2016 - World Forum for Medicine

The world's leading trade fair for the medical industry invites you to Düsseldorf from 14-17 November 2016. Welcome to MEDICA - Be part of it!

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Live from COMPAMED 2016

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There is a lot to see not only at MEDICA; but at COMPAMED, too. Get a glimpse here!
Be live with us at COMPAMED 2016!

MEDICA 2016: Tips & events

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Visitors of MEDICA 2016 can hear, see and experience a lot this year.
Click here for the Tips & events