MedtecLIVE Blog "Inside Industry"

In the MedtecLIVE blog you will find all the articles published by the MedtecLIVE editorial team on relevant topics in the medical technology sector.

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MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Trendreport

MDR/IVDR: The bodyguards for medical devices

The MDR and IVDR have been the subject of debate since they were adopted in 2017. The regulation for medical devices and the regulation for in-vitro diagnostics in Europe aims to improve the safety and quality of medical devices for patients.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Interview

Interview on the PFAS ban: "Companies and associations should participate in the consultation"

PFAS are often indispensable for medical technology due to their biocompatibility and durability. The planned ban poses problems for the industry. We took the situation as an opportunity to ask Frauke Averbeck from the Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Best practice

Series Start-ups: With the app on prescription against heart failure

Heart failure is one of the leading causes of death. A remedy could come from the Franconian Medical Valley. In our series on start-ups in medical technology, we present ProCarement GmbH, which supports doctors in their treatment with the DiGA "ProHerz".

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Trendreport

Before the leap into series production: Additive manufacturing is no longer limited to individual items

Additive manufacturing processes (also known as 3D printing) are making inroads into traditional series production. Two exciting developments are emerging: the use of additively manufactured products directly on patients and the potential for industrial use. An overview.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Trendreport

Digitisation outside of the box: With systems medicine to new individual therapy

Anyone who has problems with their kidneys is often sent to a nephrologist. However, the symptoms can also have other causes. While medicine often only looks at one organ, systems medicine takes a broader view of the entire human system. This is also made possible by the use of modern technologies.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Trendreport

Transformation: Companies opt for medical technology

At 4.6 per cent per year, the healthcare industry has grown much faster than the economy as a whole over the last ten years - partly due to digitalisation and automation. Companies from outside the industry are therefore deciding to transform their business into medical technology.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Press releases

MedtecLIVE with T4M: leading springtime event for medical technology sector to alternate between Stuttgart and Nuremberg

MedtecLIVE, the leading trade fair for the entire value chain of medical technology, will now be held alternately each year at Messe Stuttgart and the Nuremberg Exhibition Center.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Press releases

2nd Virtual Edition MedtecLIVE & SUMMIT ends after three days of dialogue, special highlights & high-calibre guests

After three days of intensive networking, the second virtual edition of MedtecLIVE & SUMMIT has drawn to a close. Exhibitors and other participants were impressed by the high quality of the presentations and the contacts they made as well as the exclusive format.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Press releases

MedtecLIVE 2024 – leading companies are already on board: Early booking benefits until 30 November 2023

Preparations for one of the leading medtech events in Europe are already in full swing: MedtecLIVE 2024 will take place at Landesmesse Stuttgart from 18 to 20 June.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Press releases

Medical technology without software? Special area shows importance of IT in medical technology

Predictive maintenance or digital twins in production, cyber security in hospitals or AI in radiology - software is of immense importance for development, production and application in medical technology.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Press releases

Plenty of space for innovators: Start-up Area at MedtecLIVE with T4M 2023

The "Start-up Area" at MedtecLIVE with T4M from 23-25 May 2023 in Nuremberg offers plenty of space for start-ups: 30 start-ups have the opportunity to apply for free participation at Europe's meeting place for the medtech scene in southern Germany.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Press releases

Premiere MedtecLIVE with T4M: New trade fair format with successful start in Stuttgart

The merger of the MedtecLIVE and T4M trade fairs celebrated its successful premiere in Stuttgart from May 3 to 5, 2022. Read more about it in this article.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Press releases

MedtecLIVE with T4M – full programme for the medtech industry

On three exhibition days, dialogue, knowledge exchange, and networking are in the spotlight. The focus is on the entire value chain of medical technology.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Press releases

Transformation: The great opportunity in medical technology?!

The opportunities and chances of medical technology for industries in transformation will be the topic of MedtecLIVE with T4M from 23-25 May in Nuremberg.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Press releases

30 promising start-ups make the cut

The start-ups, which are sponsored by EIT Health, Medical Valley EMN e.V. and NürnbergMesse and selected by a jury consisting of various partners, can exhibit free of charge at MedtecLIVE with T4M, the meeting place of the medtech industry in southern Germany, at NürnbergMesse from 23-25 May 2023.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Press releases

MedtecLIVE with T4M grows: Spring highlight of the medtech industry strengthens position as central trade fair in Europe

"The significant increase in visitor numbers shows that the many offers for information, discussion and networking along the entire value chain of medical technology have been excellently received," says Christopher Boss, Executive Director Exhibitions at NürnbergMesse.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Press releases

Plenty of space for inspiration, ideas, impulses and personal exchange: MedtecLIVE with T4M 2023 started in Nuremberg

At the trade fair and the accompanying MedtecSUMMIT congress, medical technology manufacturers, suppliers, service providers and users meet for a personal exchange about the industry and discuss the latest processes and products in the manufacture of medical technology.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Trendreport

Digital healthcare apps: Close to the breakthrough

The passage of the Act to Improve Healthcare Provision through Digitalization and Innovation (the Digital Healthcare Act, DVG) in December 2019 finally paves the way for the use of digital healthcare apps. It is a fascinating topic that will be part of the agenda at MedtecLIVE.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Exclusive

Driving force for pacemakers – Sofia Binias in portrait

Sofia Binias worked for a long time in quality assurance for pacemakers at the manufacturer Biotronik. In technology development, she is now significantly involved in the creation of new active implants. She is also part of our series in which we introduce female pioneers in medical technology.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Trendreport

AI and the Artificial Intelligence Act: Driver of innovation faced with new regulations – what now?

Particularly in the field of medical technology, artificial intelligence (AI) can advance innovations, or even make them possible in the first place. Especially in imaging technology, the use of AI is today almost a standard. However, its use is to be regulated across the EU in future.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Trendreport

A journey through the heart of the Medtech industry

A medtech investor looking to invest in the German-speaking region is spoiled for choice. The south in particular has a lot to offer. The region is home to market-leading companies, numerous research institutes, and a lively start-up scene.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Trendreport

Sustainability and medical technology – innovations and processes to fight climate change

The climate crisis is a big talking point not just in Germany and its neighbouring countries – all around the world, research, industry and society in general are working on making the world we live in more sustainable.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Exclusive

The medical technology dream fulfilled - Maja Krämer in portrait

Maja Krämer has wanted to help people since she was a child. Today, she develops wound care products at Paul Hartmann AG to make life easier for people with chronic wounds. We are continuing our series with her, in which we present pioneering women and their stories in medical technology.

MedtecLIVE February 27, 2024
Service

To support medical start-ups: mapping the customer's entire value chain

Hahn-Schickard-Gesellschaft für angewandte Forschung e. V. and Rodinger Kunststoff-Technik GmbH (RKT) have joined forces to make it easier for medical start-ups to transfer their ideas from product development to mass production. The focus is on test carrier systems and in-vitro diagnostics.