Category Archives: Medical

Swiss medical technology creates 4,000 new jobs in two years

Today, the Swiss medical technology sector employees around 58,500 individuals – 7.3% more than in 2015. In 2017, it generated sales of 15.8 billion Swiss francs – 1.7 billion more than two years ago. This achieved sales growth is well above that of the entire Swiss GDP. Medtech exports account for 5.1% of the nation’s total exports. … Continue reading Swiss medical technology creates 4,000 new jobs in two years

Medical manufacturing: the new Eldorado

Medical applications will be one of the highlights of the next Micronora 2014 trade show. Products with high added value and complex to manufacture, implants and other prosthesis, all require dedicated solutions that many exhibitors will offer. (Vous pouvez télécharger cet article en français ici). Attracted by a burgeoning market, manufacturers of equipment for the … Continue reading Medical manufacturing: the new Eldorado

Growth Opportunities for Swiss Medical Device Companies in Thailand

Are you already active in the ASEAN market or do you plan your first steps? Are you aware of the potential of its medical technology market? Thailand’s medical device market was worth more than $850 million in 2012 and is set to expand at 7.5 percent annually. The harmonization of the regulatory practice gives access … Continue reading Growth Opportunities for Swiss Medical Device Companies in Thailand

Call for Abstracts: [MEET THE EXPERT] Implants, 2014

Next spring the Medical Cluster and RMS Foundation will bring you the conference [MEET THE EXPERT] Implants. This event will take place on April 28-29, 2014 at the Congress Centre Kursaal Interlaken, Switzerland. The goal of the conference is to offer a platform for discussion and knowledge transfer between individuals active in the implant field. … Continue reading Call for Abstracts: [MEET THE EXPERT] Implants, 2014

Call for Abstracts: [MEET THE EXPERT] Implants, 2014

Next spring the Medical Cluster and RMS Foundation will bring you the conference [MEET THE EXPERT] Implants. This event will take place on April 28-29, 2014 at the Congress Centre Kursaal Interlaken, Switzerland. The goal of the conference is to offer a platform for discussion and knowledge transfer between individuals active in the implant field. … Continue reading Call for Abstracts: [MEET THE EXPERT] Implants, 2014

Sliding-head machines for machining medical components

Medical devices have and are undergoing rapid change, generating pressure on the manufacture of components. Even some of the more basic parts such as screws have evolved as regards type, design, quality demands and delivery demands. In response, machinery, methods and tooling are developing to meet demands from a growing industry. The sliding-head machine provides … Continue reading Sliding-head machines for machining medical components

Medtech expert platform establishes itself

According to the organisers the second World Medtech Forum Lucerne (WMTF), held from September 17 – 19, has been a complete success. The mix of international suppliers, latest developments in Swiss medtech research and inputs from the medical technology sector was enthusiastically received. 3,200 medtech specialists from science, the supplier industry and manufacturers, plus doctors … Continue reading Medtech expert platform establishes itself

Swiss Pavilions at international Medtec trade fairs

Medtech Switzerland proposes many possibilities to exhibit in international Medtech shows. Moreover some Swiss Cantons offer great possibilities to reduce the cost of these exhibitions for companies active in their areas. Did you ever consider exhibiting your products and services at an international trade fair but hesitated due to the time and cost requirements? If … Continue reading Swiss Pavilions at international Medtec trade fairs

Micro-assembly in high-tech materials

The Rubis Precis/Micropierre/High Tech Ceram group specializes in high-precision machining of hard materials such as technical ceramics, ruby, sapphire and tungsten carbide. The company announces now new capabilities in assemblies in high-tech materials. New assemblies in high-tech materials like titanium and ceramics used in new leading markets like aerospace, aeronautic, medical and analysis are now … Continue reading Micro-assembly in high-tech materials

The final preparations for the WMTF are now running at full speed

The organisers just published an insight into what awaits visitors in Lucerne from September 17. For months now their team has been working on the 2013 WMTF. They do it with creativity, analytical expertise and passion! What motivates them is their wish to create a forum for the exchange of knowledge between all players in … Continue reading The final preparations for the WMTF are now running at full speed