Review of Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Healthcare Fair 2015-2018, China

Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Healthcare Fair is one of the most influential B-to-B medical trade fairs in the Asia-Pacific region. As technologies continue to evolve, the Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair is a timely event and a premier sourcing platform for advanced technology, equipment and services in the global medical and healthcare industry. The Fair is a great chance to connect with the leading medical suppliers, thought leaders and experts dedicated to advancing the golden age of the industry.

The fair provides fruitful source of products and services for the healthcare sector, serving increased demand driven by epidemic and an ageing population. Asia’s premier medical fair, organised by the HKTDC and held at the HKCEC, the Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair offers a wide range of latest medical devices and supplies, including hospital equipments, household medical products, rehabilitation and elderly care, labortaory equipment and medical disposables, brings product developers and businesses together in this booming market.

The vibrant business platform to meet major distributors and agents who have sales channels not only in Hong Kong but also throughout the Asia-Pacific region, help to explore award-winning products and futuristic medtech, pursue business opportunities and make valuable connections.

With global health spending continuing to climb, it is expected that medical and healthcare spending as a proportion of overall household expenditure will rise in tandem. This signifies enormous growth potential for the medical devices and supplies industry. Catering to this trend, the Medical Fair offers an important business and sourcing platform for industry players to showcase the latest medical equipment, technologies and related services.

The fair feature specialist zones to facilitate buyers’ sourcing needs. Ageing populations and increased health awareness continue to boost the demands for medical products. The World of Health & Wellness presents lifestyle, cosmetology and fitness products, as well as functional foods and health supplements.

The medical devices and supplies market presents enormous growth potential. To help industry players capitalise on the opportunities, Medical Fair spotlights cutting-edge biotechnology applications and an array of smart home healthcare equipment and wearable medical devices. The fair offers an important business and sourcing platform to companies in the medical and healthcare industry.

An ageing global population and a general increase in health awareness are stimulating the development of the medical and healthcare equipment industry. The Rehabilitation and Elderly Care zone showcases products and services tailored to elderly care and rehabilitation. The zone also hosts exhibitors serving not only the silver market but also the younger market prone to sports injuries, including mobility aids like wheel chairs, orthopaedic equipment, monitoring devices, and more.

The Medical Supplies and Disposals zone presents unparalleled opportunities for sourcing the latest medical-related equipment for hospitals, clinics, care homes, and diagnostic centres. The zone provides such medical supplies as antiseptics, alcohol and medical gloves.

The Tech Exchange zone gathers a number of higher education institutions, displaying their latest innovations. It offers matching opportunities for buyers and exhibitors to transform concepts to be applicable.

The World of Health & Wellness zone presents leading fitness products, functional food and beverages, health supplements and related services, presenting an array of products designed to promote well-being and healthy living, including homecare equipment, smart hi-tech gadgets, services, as well as functional food and health supplements.

The Hospital Equipment zone is a fascinating look at life-saving equipment and crucial tools on the front lines of medicine. Take an in-depth look into specialist technology for diagnostic and surgical procedures, first aid and emergency equipment, top-of-the-line instruments, medical supplies and other important clinical tools.

The Hong Kong medical devices industry has advanced over the years and the Hong Kong Medical and Healthcare Device Industries Association Pavilion brought together leading Hong Kong suppliers to present quality products and technologies.

To help start-ups gain exposure and meet potential investors, the Startup zone, where cutting-edge medical products and ideas was presented by start-ups.

Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Healthcare Fair 2018
The 9th Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair run from 7 to 9 May at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The fair gather over 270 exhibitors from 14 countries and regions, showcasing the latest medical devices and technologies, medical supplies as well as healthcare products.

In response to the latest market trends, the fair feature a number of specialist zones to facilitate buyers’ sourcing needs. Amid growing awareness of the importance of personal health, the World of Health & Wellness return in 2018 to present lifestyle, cosmetology and fitness products, as well as functional foods and health supplements.

Building Technology and Hospital Furniture Zone displays hospital construction and design service. Hong Kong exhibitor Jibpool International Limited is joining for the first time to showcase the Dyson Airblade hand dryers. Dyson Airblade is the only hand dryers certified as hygienic by both NSF and HACCP. This new high-tech innovation can scrape water from hands like a windscreen wiper, drying them quickly and hygienically in just 10-12 seconds.

Ensuring a safety and effectiveness of healthcare antiseptics is one of the top priorities in the industry. Medpower Co Ltd. from Hong Kong will introduce the Semmelweis hand hygiene scanner in the Medical Supplies and Disposables Zone. The hand hygiene scanner combines UV-A, digital imaging, and artificial intelligence (AI) software, providing immediate digital evaluation of hand hygiene under non-invasive ultraviolet (UV), and real-time feedback on the efficacy of hand hygiene.

Korean exhibitor, Gooduniform.Co., Ltd. display doctor gown and nurse uniform which are produced from high-quality functional textiles at reasonable prices.

For the elderly market, the Rehabilitation and Elderly Care Zone showcase products and services tailored to elderly care and rehabilitation. The zone hosts exhibitors serving not only the silver market but also the younger market prone to sports injuries, including mobility aids like wheel chairs, orthopaedic equipment, monitoring devices, and more.

One of the highlighted products is the multi-functional FivePro joint protector from Amazing Specialist Production Co Ltd. With the unique carbon fiber design, the product can emit infrared and heat. It can also be used as an ice pack for bruising.

The Hospital Equipment Zone gathers an array of electro-medical equipment, including ultrasound, imaging equipment, anesthetic equipment and surgical instruments.

Start-ups and innovative technologies are the driving force for the industry. The Tech Exchange Zone offers matching opportunities for buyers and exhibitors to transform concepts to be applicable. A number of higher education institutions will display their latest innovations. Startup zone presents cutting-edge medical products and ideas by start-ups.

Industry trends and information also offer through a series of seminars and buyer forums. Experts including those from Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Limited, China Medical Devices and Asian Harmonization Working Party was invited to share insights into the latest med tech and health tech as well as regulatory updates of the medical devices and supplies sector. Buyers can learn new product features and demonstrations.

Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Healthcare Fair 2017
The 8th Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair run from 16 to 18 May at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The event is expected to attract over 260 exhibitors from 9 countries and regions, with first-time participants from Czech Republic, Korea and Thailand. Buyers appreciate this valuable opportunity to connect with international exhibitors to source from their diversified products.

In response to the latest market trends, the Medical Fair provides buyers with all kinds of medical and health-related technology, equipment, devices and supplies. The debut of “World of Healthcare” presents healthcare products and services across all age groups. These include fitness products, health foods and beverages, nutrition supplements and related services.

Modern technology is playing a major role in the medical and healthcare equipment industry, and innovations are essential to bring new hopes to many lives. Tech Exchange Zone is a dedicated zone that offers a perfect platform and a matching opportunity for concepts, innovations and prototypes to be turned into commercial products.

The Rehabilitation and Elderly Care Zone showcases the products and services related to elderly care, after illness or injury. The zone hosts exhibitors serving not only the silver market but also the younger market prone to sports injuries, including mobility aids like wheel chairs, orthopaedic equipment, monitoring devices, and more.

Physiotherapy Zone caters to a growing demand for items such as therapy mattress, therapy light, physiotherapy plinth, physiotherapy massage equipment. Hospital Equipment Zone showcases specialist equipment and technology for diagnostic and surgical procedures, including ultra-sound and imaging tools, electro-medical, anesthetic equipment and surgical instruments, as well as furnishings and fittings for hospital rooms. Household Medical Products Zone showcases various medical devices, which includes blood pressure monitors, IR temperature scanners and sleep apnea recorders.

Other exhibit categories include Accident and Emergency Equipment; Building Technology and Hospital Furniture; Chinese Medical Devices; Communication, Systems and Information Technology; Diagnostics; Electromedical Equipment / Medical Technology; Laboratory Equipment; Medical Components and Materials; Medical Supplies and Disposables and Medical Textiles.

To foster information exchange, a series of seminars and buyer forums was scheduled to provide the latest market intelligence to industry players and clinicians. Experts was invited to share insights into technology innovations and market development of medical and healthcare sectors. Exhibitors present and demonstrate their latest products in exhibitor forums.

Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Healthcare Fair 2016
The 7th HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair run from 3 to 5 May at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The event attract over 250 exhibitors from 8 countries and regions to promote medical products and related services. Newly participating countries and regions include Sweden, exhibitors of which bring along medical devices in the field of Otolaryngology; and India, which showcase a wide variety of rehabilitation equipment and furniture and fixture.

In response to the arising demand from the aging population, the Medical fair provides an unrivalled platform for buyers to discover all kinds of medical and health-related technology, equipment, devices and supplies. The Rehabilitation and Elderly Care Zone is dedicated to showcasing the products and services related to elderly care, after illness or injury. The zone hosts exhibitors serving not only the silver market but also the younger market prone to sports injuries, including mobility aids like wheel chairs, orthopaedic equipment, monitoring devices, and more.

Highlighted zones include the Physiotherapy Zone which caters to the growing demand for products such as braces, rollers, exercise paraphernalia and the like.

The Medical Cosmetology Zone presenting a wide variety of equipment such as IPL (intense pulsed light) devices and laser devices for beauty and dermatology applications for the buyers.

Modern technology is playing a major role in the medical and healthcare equipment industry, and innovations are essential to bring new hopes to many lives.

Tech Exchange Zone is a specialist zone that offers a perfect platform and a matching opportunity for concepts, innovations and prototypes to be turned into commercial products.

The constant demand for the most updated specialist electro-medical equipment and medical technology makes the Hospital Equipment Zone an attraction for buyers seeking specialist equipment and technology for diagnostic and surgical procedures, including ultra-sound and imaging tools, electro-medical, anesthetic equipment and surgical instruments, as well as furnishings and fittings for hospital rooms.

Market sees increasing needs for household medical products. Buyers can visit the Household Medical Products Zone to look for various medical devices, which includes blood pressure monitors, IR temperature scanners and sleep apnea recorders.

Other exhibit categories include Accident and Emergency Equipment; Building Technology and Hospital Furniture; Chinese Medical Devices; Communication, Systems and Information Technology; Diagnostics; Electromedical Equipment / Medical Technology; Laboratory Equipment; Medical Components and Materials; Medical Supplies and Disposables and Medical Textiles.

To foster information exchange, a series of seminars and buyer forums was scheduled to provide the latest market intelligence to industry players and clinicians. Experts was invited to share insights into product innovations and market development of medical devices and supplies sector. Exhibitors present and demonstrate their latest products in exhibitor forum.

Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Healthcare Fair 2015
The 6th HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair run from 18 to 20 May at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The event attract around 240 exhibitors from 14 countries and regions to promote medical products as well as related services.

For the convenience of our buyers, a variety of equipment, technology and services are categorised into major zones, including the Rehabilitation and Elderly Care zone, in response to the arising demand from these two areas include patient-monitoring systems, orthopaedic equipment and wheelchairs, which are in keen demand.

The constant demand for the most updated specialist electro-medical equipment and medical technology makes the Hospital Equipment zone an attraction for buyers seeking ultrasound, imaging and anaesthetic equipment and surgical instruments.

Market sees increasing needs for household medical products. Buyers can visit the Household Medical Products zone to look for portable medical devices, which also allow users to conduct point-of-care medical tests or treatments. Amazing Life Development Company was showcasing a foot masseur pillow. When our feet blood circulation is low or if our lower bodies’ circulation has disorders, it will lead to internal organ functions declination.

The foot masseur pillow can help stimulate blood circulation by rhythmic pulsation or barometric pressure massage. JMS Medical Company will also be displaying various household medical products at the zone, including: blood pressure monitors, oximeters, non-contact infra-red thermometers, beauty devices, etc.

Other exhibit categories include Accident and Emergency Equipment; Building Technology and Hospital Furniture; Chinese Medical Devices; Communication, Systems and Information Technology; Diagnostics; Electromedical Equipment / Medical Technology; Laboratory Equipment; Medical Components and Materials; Medical Supplies and Disposables and Medical Textiles.

In addition, the fair offer a session on the medical device industry in China, organised by the Hong Kong Health Care Federation, and an focus on coronary arterial stenting, organised by the Hong Kong Doctors Union.

HKTDC
Established in 1966, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body dedicated to creating opportunities for Hong Kong’s businesses. With more than 40 offices globally, including 13 on the Chinese mainland, the HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a platform for doing business with China, Asia and the world. With 50 years of experience, the HKTDC organises international exhibitions, conferences and business missions to provide companies, particularly SMEs, with business opportunities on the mainland and in international markets, while providing information via trade publications, research reports and digital channels including the media room.

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