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Invest Northern Ireland partner with ABHI at MEDICA 2019

October 25, 2019

Invest Northern Ireland is delighted to be hosting a Northern Ireland stand on the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2019; the largest healthcare exhibition in the world.

Partnering with the UK’s leading HealthTech trade body, ABHI, Invest Northern Ireland will host a variety of companies at the global medical trade fair, to showcase the country’s thriving life and health sciences sector.

Over 250 companies operate in the sector, from niche start-ups to global companies. These companies are focused on creating significant advances in the fields of pharma, diagnostics, personalised medicine, connected health and medical devices, built on regional clinical expertise in the areas of oncology, cardiology and respiratory.

The region has a strong reputation for innovation in the health technology sector and today researchers are at the forefront of convergent technology in the areas of health data analytics, machine learning and diagnostics. Global companies in located in Northern Ireland include Philips Healthcare, Stryker, Terumo, Bemis Healthcare, and Randox.

Grainne McVeigh, Director of Life Sciences from Invest Northern Ireland, said:

“As the economic development agency for Northern Ireland, our role is to help Northern Ireland companies export their products into global markets, with support of our extensive network of overseas offices, including an office in Düsseldorf. We are delighted to be at MEDICA on the ABHI UK Pavilion to showcase the many innovations Northern Ireland has to offer.”

Paul Benton, Managing Director, International, ABHI added:

“Northern Ireland is home to a wealth of innovative companies, as well internationally recognised universities, Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University, both renowned for world-leading research in biomedical sciences. It is an honour to be partnering with them at MEDICA to showcase these expertise on a global stage.”

MEDICA is taking place from 18 – 21 November 2019 and throughout the show, Invest Northern Ireland will be located on the ABHI UK Pavilion – hall 16 Stand 16K11 -1.

For more information visit https://www.abhi.org.uk/

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