11.11.2024 - 14.11.2024 | Germany, Duesseldorf

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Where healthcare is going

MEDICA, the world’s largest medical trade fair with thousands of exhibitors, covers the entire spectrum of exhibits for out-patient and in-patient treatment. The medical industry’s largest display of products and services, technical innovations and new methods of treatment can be found at MEDICA. Its unique programme of supporting events with practical information, forums for exchanging views and continuous medical education events with hundreds of seminars and talks spur the lively exchange of experience with people from over the world. With MEDICA the medical equipment industry and medical practitioners have found their ultimate international meeting place and this since 50 years.

COMPAMED, the medical technology trade fair, is held parallel to MEDICA.


Electromedical equipment / medical technology

  • Diagnostics
  • Imaging supplies
  • Surgery devices, endoscopy devices
  • Therapy and physical medicine
  • Implants and protheses
  • Intense medicine / anesthesiology / respiration
  • Emergency medicine, rescue equipment
  • Operating technology and operating equipment
  • Hospital equipment, care equipment
  • Hygiene / sterilisation / disinfection
  • Other equipment for electromedicine / medical technology

Laboratory techology

  • Analyser systems / equipment
  • Centrifuges
  • Chromatographs
  • Cleaning equipment for laboratory
  • Drying equipment for laboratory
  • Filtration systems,  filtration equipment
  • Glass, plastic, metal laboratory items
  • Homogenizers
  • Laboratory equipment
  • Laboratory furniture
  • Laboratory refrigerators and freezing systems
  • Laboratory water purification systems
  • Microplate, microtiter plates
  • Microscopes
  • pH meters
  • Photometers
  • Pipetting devices, pipetting equipment
  • Sampling systems
  • Scales and balances
  • Shaking and mixing units
  • Slide stainers
  • Spectrometers
  • Temperature measurement devices
  • Other laboratory equipment


  • Clinical chemistry
  • Immunochemistry testing, immunology testing
  • Haematology / histology / cytology testing
  • Microbiology testing
  • Infectious immunology testing
  • Genetic testing, molecular diagnostics
  • Other diagnostics

Physiotherapy / orthopaedic technology

  • Hydrotherapy treatment equipment
  • Bandages in physiotherapy / orthopaedic technology
  • Occupational therapy equipment
  • Walking and mobility aids
  • Compression therapy equipment
  • Orthopaedic shock wave therapy equipment
  • Physiotherapeutic mobility aids
  • Physiotherapy equipment
  • Physiotherapeutic cold treatment
  • Physiotherapeutic heat treatment
  • Physiotherapeutic massage equipment
  • Rehabilitation equipment and devices
  • Orthopaedic feet aids, shoes and insoles
  • Training equipment
  • Lateral training devices, rehabilitation equipment and devices
  • Wheelchairs
  • Other equipment and devices for physiotherapy and orthopedics

Commodities and consumer goods

  • Universal medical commodities
  • Acupuncture equipment and accessories
  • Articles for nursing, hygiene and medical cosmetic
  • Batteries for medical systems
  • Surface disinfectants
  • Hand hygiene stations / supplies
  • Disposables
  • Hearing aids
  • Incontinence systems and stoma aids
  • Catheters / urinary catheters and accessories
  • Sterile bags
  • Linen
  • Patient identification wristbands, devices
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Wound care equipment
  • Waste management
  • Other commodities and consumer goods

Information and communication technology

  • IT infrastructure / computer hardware
  • mHealth, mobile IT, wireless technologies (Bluetooth, WI-FI)
  • Wearable technologies, smart textiles
  • eHealth, telemedicine / telematics / telemetry
  • Administrative information systems / software
  • Medical information systems / software
  • Communication systems
  • Other equipment and devices for information and communication technology

Medical services and publications

  • Reports and analyses
  • Journals and literature
  • Medical translations
  • Education
  • Educational appliances / models /software
  • Personal recruitment
  • Professional institutions
  • Associations and organisations
  • Health insurances funds, agencies and professional services
  • Consulting services for health organisations
  • Health and wellness centres
  • In-patient and out-patient care facilities
  • Nursing staff services
  • Logistic services
  • Technical equipment management, test houses / certification bodies
  • Certification and testing of medical devices, quality assurance
  • Other medical services and publications

Key Statistics

Exhibitors: 5,372

Trade Visitors: 83,000 from 166 countries (together with COMPAMED)

Special Info

Cycle of event: Every year

COMPAMED, the medical technology trade fair, is held parallel to MEDICA

Link to the organizer’s website: MEDICA