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Medica 2016: the world's largest event for the medical sector

Medica takes place every year in November in Dusseldorf, Germany and attracts more than 5,100 exhibitors from 70 countries in 17 halls.

DIT Cuba in Medica 2016

DIT Cuba in Medica 2016

The UK is always present with 3 pavilions focused on medical technology companies including groups from Medilink Yorkshire and Humber, Invest Northern Ireland and Scottish Development International.

This year 17 officers of the Department for International Trade (DIT) from all over the world attended this event to share valuable insights from their markets, accompanied in some cases by key stakeholders.

DIT Director in Cuba, Alina Niebla attended this event with Cuban delegates from the biotechnology sector. She stated:

It is always a fantastic opportunity to attend this fair and talk to specialists of the medical sector. For DIT, Medica 2016 is the perfect time to further explore business opportunities between the UK and Cuba. This year we are very pleased with the potential investment of several British companies on medical equipment and supply in Cuba .

Published 8 December 2016