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The Dutch Life Science sector present at MEDICA 2017

From 13 - 16 November, MEDICA, the world's leading trade fair for the medical industry, was held in Düsseldorf, Germany. Leading individuals from the fields of business, research, and politics, naturally alongside thousands of national and international experts and decision-makers from the sector attended MEDICA, including InnovationQuarter.

The Dutch Life Science sector present at MEDICA 2017


MEDICA exists for more than 40 years and attracts every year ten thousands of visitors. This year over 5,000 exhibitors from over 70 countries were represented. MEDICA presents the entire spectrum of innovations for outpatient and clinical care. The five main themes were:

  • Electromedicine & Medical Technology
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Physiotherapy & Orthopaedic Equipment
  • Laboratory Equipment & Diagnostics and Disposables
  • Commodities and Consumer Goods

The Dutch Life Science sector present at MEDICA 2017

Holland Pavilion

For the 7th time, the Netherlands was well represented at the Holland Pavilion organized by Task Force Health Care and Health~Holland. The Holland Pavilion (300 m2) provided an excellent opportunity to meet the 29 participating Dutch companies and experts from the Dutch Life Sciences & Health sector.

InnovationQuarter was present at MEDICA 2017 to speak to companies that are considering setting up their operations in the Netherlands, and West Holland in particular. Also existing ties with fellow trade and investment agencies overseas have been strengthened and new contacts were made.