Reforms and lifestyle changes bring good growth opportunities for foreign medical device manufacturers in South Africa
March 2019 – Medical Technology: According to a study conducted by Business Monitors International (BMI Research) in South Africa, the medical technology market is expected to grow from $1.3 billion US to around $1.7 billion US by 2021.
27.02.2019 – It was a great pleasure to be invited by Fiona Evans (3rd fom left), US Consul General, and Ken Walsh (2nd from right), US Commercial Consul for few homemade chilis to a casual lunch at Ken’s residence.
Israel – excellent market opportunities for foreign Medical Device companies
21.11.2018 – The Israeli market is one of the largest consumers of medical technology in the Middle East.
Only 38.4% of the demand for medical products is produced in the domestic market; 61.6% of the demand is covered by imported goods. The main customers for medical facilities and large-scale equipment are hospitals, predominantly the 339 hospitals, of which the 44 general hospitals are mostly run by the state or charitable organisations. Weiterlesen →
16.11.2018 – from 12 -15 November 2018 Medica took place in Dusseldorf – the world largest Medical Device Exhibition. This time, 5,200 exhibitors at MEDICA and 800 exhibitors at COMPAMED showed their products. Weiterlesen →
28.09.2018 – The MDR (Medical Devices Regulation) has been adopted on the 5th April 2017 and will replace the MDD (Medical Devices Regulation) and AIMDD (Active Implantable Medical Devices Directive). There is a transition period of 3 years making the regulation fully applicable in May 2020. There are massive changes compared to the MDD confronting manufacturers with numerous challenges. Further details can be found here.