2017 MEDICARE TAIWAN and SenCARE Targeting New Business Opportunities in Medical Care
Jun 16, 2017

Sponsored by the Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) and organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), MEDICARE TAIWAN is opening from June 15 to 18 at Taipei World Trade Center Exhibition Hall 1 with concurrent show, SenCARE. 410 exhibitors using 848 booths are present to showcase a variety of medical equipment, Diagnostic equipment, assistive devices, wearable devices, single-use item, rehabilitation equipment, and care services; forming a comprehensive medical and senior care procurement platform.

Mr. Da-wei Hsu, Deputy Director General of BOFT, MOEA, indicated with industrial support from precision machinery, applied material, engineering and IoT, Taiwan’s medical instrument industry has established a complete supply chain and industrial cluster which gain positive reputation worldwide. According to the statistics from Ministry of Economic Affairs, the total output of Taiwan’s medical instrument has reached the highest in the recent 10 years, which showcased Taiwan’s R&D capabilities and competitiveness in the industry.

Hsi- Mong Wang, Executive Vice President of TAITRA mentioned that in response to the government's "The New Southbound Policy", Medical industry professionals from Singapore are invited to attend this year's MEDICARE TAIWAN; Singapore Pavilion hope to look for cooperation and new business opportunities between Taiwan and Singapore.

In addition, to allow visitors to gain a better understanding of assistive devices for home care, a special "Demonstration Zone" has been set up at SenCARE for visitors to get a firsthand experience in simulated living room, dining room, bathroom, and bedroom. Professional staff are also available on-site to provide product information and additional assistance.

Ms. Pau-Ching Lu, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Health and Welfare, said that as we have ushered in the aging society, we should focus our care on people, build the care system based on their needs, and make mobility aids lighter and easier. On the other hand, we should also develop an E-system that links with the cloud platform system, which helps connect the user end with the supplier end in order to transfer information more quickly between care receivers and hospitals/ care centers.

The 2017 MEDICARE TAIWAN and SenCARE are Taiwan's largest professional procurement platforms for the medical devices and nursing care industry; it aims to attract over 70,000 visits to attend this joint event. Buyers from Japan, South Korea, US, UK, China, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines have already registered to visit the show.

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