Solutions, technology, innovation and insight for the global medical device market
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Welcome to Medtec

Connecting the European Medical Device industry

Medtec offers the European Medical Device market access to the latest technology, solutions, networking and education through live events across Europe and the latest news, insight and technology providers through EMDT and Qmed. Our expertise and leading solutions providers allow manufacturers of medical devices to find the latest technology, solutions and insight to drive business growth and assist with every stage of the product lifecycle. 

Our events take place in European Manufacturing hotspots including Germany, the UK, France and Ireland. Medtec Europe our flagship event in Stuttgart is designed to attract the international community to Europe to discuss and discover the latest in best practice and innovation, while our events in the UK, France and Ireland provide a regional focus.

Part of UBM’s Advanced Manufacturing portfolio, our events and media in Medical, Packaging, Plastics, Design & Manufacturing and Process & Ingredients connect the industry across the globe. 

Upcoming Events

Medtec Europe – 21 - 23 April 2015, Stuttgart, Germany

Taking place at Messe Stuttgart, Medtec Europe provides a platform for suppliers together with professionals to meet and do business. Join us for a host of free education, networking and the latest innovations and technology.  

Hear from the experts at Medtec Europe 2015

Medtec Europe 2015 provides free education to all attendees with expert speakers from a number of disciplines including Cardiovascular, Orthopaedics, In-vitro Diagnostics, Drug-Device Combination Products and strategic business development. Thomas Klein, Managing editor from EMDT has caught up Dr Anne Roques, Peter Brady and Dr Salam Al-Sam to sumarise their presentations ahead of Medtec Europe 2015.

Plastics and Polymeric Materials for the Next Generation Joint Replacement Implants - The patient profile for joint replacements is changing, the implants need to be designed for more active patients and have to last longer...Read the full article

How to Deal with IT-Security Threats for Connected Medical Devices - As devices are increasingly connected via the Internet, cybersecurity is a growing concern...Read the full article

Why Diagnostic Cellular Pathology Needs to Become Digital – A Histopathologist’s Perspective - with personalised medicine on the rise, the need for clever machines and software to help scientists and doctors to collect data...Read the full article

Start-Up Academy

Because we know that innovation and new products are so important for the industry, we’re providing new Start Up companies with the opportunity to showcase what they’re doing in our Start-Up Academy, providing our audience with unique insight into the products of the future. If you’re a Start Up company and want the opportunity to showcase your innovation to our audience, click here to find out more. 

 

Education & Insight

The medical device industry is fast moving, and with a need to keep up with the latest technology and market needs. We provide a comprehensive and free conference covering key medical and engineering disciplines at all our Medtec events. Working with our European Advisory Board, we provide access to the hottest topics and issues faced by the industry today. Find out more about the education available at Medtec Europe. 

Hear from the experts at Medtec UK

Medtec UK 2015 provided free education to all attendees with expert speakers from a number of disciplines including Cardiovascular, Orthopaedics, In-vitro Diagnostics, Drug-Device Combination Products and strategic business development. Thomas Klein, Managing editor from EMDT caught up with a few of the speakers to find out their industry projections, latest information and experiences.

Avoiding Pitfalls in Biocompatibility Testing and Safety Assessment for Medical Devices
Dr. Sylvie Framery, Senior Principal Medical Research at NAMSA, offers her tips for dealing with the ISO 10993-1 standard and how to avoid common pitfalls...[Read the full article]

Dr. Framery presented on 'Biocomptability testing and safety assessment for medical devices' at Medtec UK 2015, Wednesday 4 March, 12:00.

Plastics and Polymeric materials for the next generation joint replacement implants
The patient profile for joint replacements is changing. The implants need to be designed for more active patients and have to last longer - new materials can help to meet these demands...[Read the full article]

Dr. Anne Roques, Chief Research and Development Engineer at Aurora Medical, presented her ideas on 'The role of plastics and polymeric materials in meeting the demands of the next generation patient' at Medtec UK 2015, Wednesday 4 March, 3:30.

Medtec Start-Up Academy: The Six Winners of the Medtec UK Start-Up Academy
The future of medical technology is developed in today’s start-ups. To celebrate and encourage young entrepreneurs, at this year’s Medtec UK, 13 innovative start-ups competed to qualify for a free booth at Medtec Europe, 21-23 April in Stuttgart, Germany. Here are the six most promising companies.