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Photo: Wearable shirt with integrated sensor technology for data acquisition close to the body.

Digital health is on the rise due to COVID-19 and is in the spotlight at virtual.MEDICA


MEDICA in Düsseldorf is a world-leading platform for the medical technology business and the healthcare industry and has always been one of the places to be for the entire sector as it covers current digital health trends, innovative products and services for linking all of the major stakeholders in medical care. Consequently, digital health is a mainstay of virtual.MEDICA.
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Photo: Laboratory medicine prefers to be very precise, e.g. using micropipettes for analytical applications.

virtual.MEDICA presents specialist topics in laboratory medicine and reflects the significance of this sector for the corona pandemic.


How can diagnoses be given even faster and more securely, aided by cutting-edge scientific findings? How can a multitude of information be linked and concatenated to elicit new therapy options? The MEDICA LABMED FORUM seeks to respond to these and many other questions.
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MEDICA and COMPAMED 2020 to be launched as 'virtual.MEDICA' and 'virtual.COMPAMED' with three focal areas


MEDICA 2020 and COMPAMED 2020, as the world's leading information and communication platforms for the medical technology sector and suppliers to the medical technology industry, will take place from 16 - 19 November completely in virtual format as 'virtual.MEDICA' and 'virtual.COMPAMED'.
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Photo: A valid long-term blood pressure measurement without a cuff enables an innovative Wearable from Aktiia (presented at MEDICA 2019).

“Doc, we have a problem” - medicine in space, artificial intelligence and digital twins for sports medicine of tomorrow


"Future concepts in sports medicine - space medicine, performance and AI" is what the 8th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE offers on 18 and 19 November as part of the world's leading medical trade fair MEDICA in Düsseldorf (date: 16 - 19 November). Prof. Volker Damann will kick us off by depicting the challenges that are inherent in training for going into space.
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Photo: Top triathlete Sebastian Kienle was one of the speakers at the MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE 2019

COVID-19, sports and data - the average German’s heart beats 61 times per minute (at rest)


How has the corona crisis altered sports? Prof. Dirk Brockmann will answer this question. He is one of the first speakers at the 8th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE which will be held in Düsseldorf on Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 November within the scope of MEDICA 2020, the world’s leading medical trade fair (run time: 16 – 19 November).
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Photo: Winner cups of the MEDICA App COMPETITION 2019

Start-ups launch at MEDICA - the creative founder scene is more in demand than ever right now


The MEDICA, the world’s leading medical trade fair held in Düsseldorf, was one of the very first events across all industries to offer young companies in their founding phase special programme formats to present their concepts many years ago. The creative and predominantly digitally driven start-up scene will be the centre of attention once again at MEDICA 2020 (run time: 16 to 19 November).
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MEDICA 2020 + COMPAMED 2020: The Coronavirus has grabbed the world’s attention and increased the focus on good healthcare and modern equipment


Globally, no sector has been placed under the magnifying glass more than the healthcare sector due to the Corona pandemic. Hospitals, outpatient clinics, practice-based physicians and care facilities have experienced a sudden increased demand for medical and laboratory technology, a wide variety of medical products, digital health applications and, most of all, personal protective equipment.
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MEDICA 2020: High rate of repeat bookings confirms acceptance of new hall structure


Planning for the world's largest medical trade fair MEDICA 2020 (16 - 19 November) in Düsseldorf is already in full swing again. Based on the number of exhibitor registrations received so far, more than 5,000 exhibitors are expected to participate once again. Bookings for the parallel trade fair for suppliers to the medical technology industry, COMPAMED 2020, are also progressing positively.
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Photo: Many COMPAMED visitors are interested in packaging solutions, here at the MULTIVAC stand.

Microfluidics and bio chips are the centre of attention at COMPAMED 2019


“Companies showed up at COMPAMED to prove that they are innovative forces to be reckoned with and to demonstrate that they are strong partners for the medical technology industry in this market environment, which is becoming increasingly demanding,” observes Wolfram Diener, Operative Managing Director of Messe Düsseldorf.
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Photo: Finalists of the MEDICA App COMPETITION

MEDICA Proves Itself as a mHealth Hotspot


Mobile health (mHealth) is one of the biggest trends in the healthcare sector worldwide. Compact solutions that improve the networking of stakeholders in the healthcare system, e.g. for transferring data between doctors and for doctor-patient communication, continue their trajectory due to this.
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