OuluHealth brings companies to the global meeting place for the medical sector–Medica 2017

This year, eleven companies from Oulu participated in Medica 2017 in Düsseldorf, which is the biggest international trade fair for the medical industry. Innokas Medical, Pedihealth, Spektikor, Mediracer, TimeGate Instruments, Monidor, 9Solutions, Kide Systems, Optomed, Digifundus and Otometri presented their solutions to visitors at the OuluHealth and Team Finland joint stand.

A look into the future of healthcare

The hot topics at this year’s Medica included, for example, the role of robots and virtual reality in health care , fitness applications and wearables as well as cybersecurity.

Thousands of national and international experts from the fields of business, research, politics and decision-makers from the health sector were networking and sharing ideas. The event featured the biggest medical exhibition, plenty of conferences, forums, sessions for start-ups and numerous business meetings.

‘This event is an excellent ground for developing innovative ideas in the health sector. It gathered all the key healthcare professionals and health enthusiasts. I am glad that OuluHealth stand attracted a lot of attention and gave the companies a chance to present their innovations in front of international investors, customers, distributors and other visitors,’ said Heidi Tikanmäki, Key Account Director, Health and Life Science at BusinessOulu.

Medica 2017 provided the companies with the opportunity to increase product visibility and find new business contacts from similar professional branches.

’From my point of view Medica 2017 trade fair in Düsseldorf was a great success. We got plenty of international contacts to potential customers and we are planning to use them to develop new business opportunities,’ said Manne Hannula, Otometri’s CEO.

 

Joanna Seppänen

 

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