by Zuriñe Dopacio González

November 18, 2014

MEDICA Highlights

Wearable Technologies – one of the most important trends for the healthcare sector – was once again an overwhelming success with its 5th edition at the worldleading event for the health sector and related industries: the MEDICA fair in Düsseldorf. From November 12-15 the tradeshow was attended by about 130.000 visitors who had the chance to meet more than 4.800 exhibitors from 100 countries. At the WT | Wearable Technologies pavilion more than 20 international WT partner exhibitors showcased their latest developments:

Imprint Energy (USA)
Evena Medical (USA)
VARTA Microbattery (Germany)
Shimmer (Ireland)
ActiveInsights (UK)
Biovotion (Switzerland)
BodyTel (Germany)
CSEM (Switzerland)
Cosinuss (Germany)
Rooti Labs (Taiwan)
Withings (France)
TMG-BMC (Slovenia)
Kinestica (Slovenia)
AiQ (Taiwan)
Viatek Prizm Medical (USA)
Alpha-Fit (Germany)
Lucimed (Belgium)
Clothing+ (Finland)
Exel (Italy)
Equivital (UK)
American Megatrends (India)
4DForce (Germany)
Cisco (USA)

This growing the number of exhibitors of the WT I Wearable Technologies Show reported having made altogether more than 10.000 qualified leads during the four tradeshow days in the well visited in Hall 15.

The first day of MEDICA, the largest international medical trade show in the world, kicked off Wednesday morning in Dusseldorf. Seventeen massive halls were filled to capacity with attendees exchanging ideas, breakthrough technologies, and questions regarding the future of healthcare. At the Connected Healthcare Forum next to the WT booth the conversation revolved around the game-changing potential of wearable technology. Several Wearable Technologies exhibitors were also featured in the unique MEDICINE + SPORTS Conference at Medica. The who is who in sports performance and vital data monitoring like Prof. Dr. Tim Meyer, physician to Germany’s national football team, or Prof. Jonathan Clark, medical director of the Red Bull-Stratos project, provided visitors with exciting insights into the latest methods used in performance diagnostics and sports medicine.

Some quotes from our exhibitors about MEDICA 2014:

Besides being the B2B marketplace for wearables at the tradeshow the WT | Wearable Technologies booth was a magnet for prestigious media. We already look forward to next year’s show which will be taking place from 16-19 November in 2015. Contact us in case you would like to be part of the event next year!

  • Wearable Technologies overview