Top Medtech Events to Look Out for in 2017

As we are now well into 2017, here is a list of the top medtech events to consider for your calendar.

1. MD&M West (February 7th– 9th 2017)

MD&M west has been around for 32 years, and attracts over 20,000 engineers and executives from the medtech space. Leading companies such as Medtronic, Teleflex and Freudenberg are exhibiting at this event alongside a plethora of other medtech companies. The main goal of this event is to find solutions from other medtech suppliers, deepen your knowledge through workshops and speakers and also connect with your industry through networking activities.

2. Research and Innovation Conference and Exhibition (February 14th 2017)                  

The research and innovation conference and exhibition is a great chance to hear from industry speakers and bodies. As the industry in constantly changing, connecting with people in the industry is vitally important to gaining insights into industry in Ireland. The event will bring together 1,000 leaders in research and innovation from the leading industries in Ireland as well as key government bodies. This is the next event at which Synecco are exhibiting – contact us at to set up a meeting.

3. Medtech Europe (4th-6th April 2017)              

Medtec Europe takes place in Stuttgart Germany. It is the leading event in Europe for medical component and services providers. The show itself attracts over 6,000 attendees as well as 600+ exhibitors from all over the world. It is a great opportunity to see the latest innovations, meet with exhibitors, and meet with like-minded people in the medtech industry.

4. Innovation in Medtech (April 25th -27th,2017)

Innovation in Medtech held in Dublin, features numerous medtech companies from Ireland and around the world. This event attracts VCs, business development representatives and management from high potential start-ups. This event is a great way to engage with prospects, but also get a deeper insight into the medtech space.

5. Advamed (25th-27th September 2017)

The Advamed conference will be held in San Jose this year, a leading global tech and medtech hub in the US. Advamed is over 40 years old, beginning its operations in 1975. Advamed represents 80% of Medical technology firms in the US and acts as a common voice for companies looking to produce medical devices.

6. Medtech Ireland (4th -5th  October 2017)

Medtec Ireland is one of the longest running B2B tradeshows in Ireland. If your company is located in Ireland, this event provides a great opportunity to meet with companies on a local and global level.

7. Med In Ireland (19th October 2017)   

Med In Ireland is Enterprise Ireland’s largest medical technologies event and is a high profile showcase for the Irish medical technology sector. The event is held in the RDS in Dublin in October 2017. Med In Ireland was launched in 2005 and since has grown alongside the medtech sector in Ireland. As Ireland hosts more than 250 medical technology companies, Med In Ireland acts as a vital networking opportunity between Irish and global medtech companies.

8. Compamed (13th-16th November 2017)

Compamed is the global assembly point for the supplier market of the medtech industry. Not only does COMPAMED stand out internationally because it regularly features over 800 exhibitors from around the world, it’s also run concurrently with MEDICA, the world’s largest and most renowned medical trade fair, featuring over 5,000 exhibitors and attracting over 130,000 visitors to its show each year.

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About Synecco

Synecco, founded in 2004 and located in Galway, is a global supplier of world-leading contract manufacture and design solutions for the medical device market. Synecco have proven to be the partner of choice for many medical device companies seeking design and engineering, component manufacture and assembly, as well as supply chain management solutions.

Synecco is fully compliant to industry standard ISO 13485 is focussed on developing and supplying innovative medical device solutions for our partners. Synecco has a diverse commercial client portfolio, from large MNC’s to well-funded start-ups.

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