AiMeD leads Indian medical device firms at ‘Medical Fair Thailand 2017’

For the first-time, India National Pavilion was set up at the 8th edition of Southeast Asia’s premier medical exhibition with more than 5,000 medical and healthcare products on show

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Bangkok/New Delhi: The Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AiMeD), recently lead the first time India participation at ‘Medical Fair Thailand 2017’ which was held from 6th to 8th September 2017 with an official Indian National pavilion.

Debuting at Medical Fair Thailand 2017, Mr Rajiv Nath, Forum Coordinator, AiMeD, commented: “The fair provides Indian companies with an unparalleled chance to leverage on the potential of Southeast Asia’s booming medical and healthcare industry. We are excited to be leading our members to this biggest regional platform, to connect and create strong bonds with businesses from around the region and all over the world.”

The major exhibitors from India were Allengers of Chandigarh with their range of X Ray Machines &  Cathlabs, Hindustan Syringes & Medical Devices of DispoVan fame with their range of Syringe technologies, IV Cannulas and disposables, Auxein with their range of Orthopaedic Implants and Medion, Mumbai with their range of Hospital Equipment.

“India is one of the fastest growing manufacturing base in South Asia in Medical & Healthcare Sector. Medical Fair Thailand provides plenty of opportunity for interacting with people of different trade and business at a single place to set up profitable business relationships and keep abreast with accessible technologies,” added Mr Nath.

“I heartily congratulate all participants and want to offer my gratitude to Medical Fair Thailand, Messe Dusseldorf Asia Pvt. Ltd., for their genuine efforts for the establishment and growth of Indian Medical and Healthcare Industry Overseas and help lead ‘Make in India’ mission of PM Modi to transform India into a global medical devices manufacturing hub,” said Mr Nath.

The 3-day exhibition at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center is the largest of its kind in the Southeast Asian region with a record-breaking exhibitor participation and international representation led by 18 national pavilions and country groups.

The exhibition presented more than 5,000 products and a full suite of equipment and supplies as well as new innovations for the hospital, diagnostic, pharmaceutical, medical and rehabilitation use. Other highlights of the exhibition include focus on applying ‘Robotics for Mobility (to improve) the Quality of Life for the Ageing World’, augmenting prevention, monitoring and treatment services with the latest digital- and technology-enabled products to enhance connectivity between healthcare providers and patients. Exhibits ranging from machines for robotic surgery, 3D printing, implantable devices, automation for the artificial intelligence-led clinical setting.

“We hope that Medical Fair Thailand can become the preferred Healthcare Exhibition for Indian Medical Devices Industry to tap the Indochine market and rise to the levels of Arab Health, Dubai and Medica, Germany, one day,” said Mr Nath.