On 10 March 2020, the Bavarian Ministry of Health was instructed by the Council of Ministers to prohibit major events with more than 1,000 participants initially up to and including 19 April 2020. On this basis, MedtecLIVE GmbH has decided to postpone MedtecLIVE in together with MedTech Summit Congress & Partnering to a new date from Tuesday, 30 June to Thursday, 2 July 2020.

The protection of the health and safety of exhibitors, visitors and employees is a top priority for MedtecLIVE GmbH. In awareness of this responsibility and in accordance with the protective measure taken by the Bavarian State Government to prohibit major events for the time being, the management of MedtecLIVE has decided to postpone the event to the date of 30 June to 2 July 2020. Rolf Keller, Managing Director of MedtecLIVE GmbH: “We would like to expressly thank all customers, partners and media representatives for the understanding they have shown. We are pleased that the industry continues to support the event with great unity. In coordination with our partners and Forum MedTech Pharma as the honorary sponsor of the trade fair and congress, we have now chosen a date for the industry event”.

MedtecLIVE in conjunction with the MedTech Summit is a leading industry event for the medical technology supply chain in Europe. “Maintaining and expanding business relations and networking with experts are currently more important than ever. The new date gives our exhibitors, visitors and congress participants planning security,” says Alexander Stein, Head of MedtecLIVE at NürnbergMesse. “In view of the current situation, MedtecLIVE is under a much better omen at the new date. The entire medtech community will benefit from this”.

“We are delighted that we have succeeded so quickly in finding a new home for the MedtecLIVE trade fair and the MedTech Summit Congress & Partnering,” says Dr. Matthias Schier, Managing Director of Forum MedTech Pharma e.V., the honorary sponsor of MedtecLIVE and the MedTech Summit. “On the part of the speakers at the congress, but also on the part of the exhibitors, the organiser teams and the entire community, a great deal of energy and passion has already gone into preparing the event. With the date of the event from 30 June to 2 July, we have once again created good conditions for a broad-based exchange of knowledge.”

About MedtecLIVE and MedTech Summit

MedtecLIVE trade fair in combination with MedTech Summit Congress & Partnering is a leading networking platform for the international medical technology community. The range of solutions on display covers the full medical technology supply chain, from prototypes to market-ready products. Companies, associations and institutions come together at MedtecLIVE to make contacts, share ideas and create new innovations. The renowned MedTech Summit Congress & Partnering event that accompanies the exhibition enables manufacturers, end-users and researchers to hold interdisciplinary discussions on the future developments in the sector. This particular event is organised by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy and realised by Bayern Innovativ. The industry network Forum MedTech Pharma is the institutional sponsor of MedtecLIVE and MedTech Summit.