26 December 2012 | News | By BioSpectrum Bureau
China promotes biomedical materials industry
BioMed Innovation Summit 2013 will be held from March 14-15, 2013, in Shanghai, China
Singapore: BioMed Innovation Summit 2013 will launch on March 14-15, 2013, in Shanghai, China, in order to promote the field of materials technologies, life sciences, clinical trials and reduce R&D risks as well as production costs. The conference aims to establish a business platform for medical device companies, materials companies and agencies.
The first day of the event will focus on the development of biomedical materials used in medical devices, as well as biological evaluation, fatigue analysis and testing technology. The second day will introduce clinical application of biomaterials and advanced biomaterials.
All participants will have the opportunity to expand business relations and get a transparent interpretation of future market trends. The event is being held in line with the objectives of China's twelfth five-year plan, which aims to increase the development of bio-ceramics, medical metals and other biomedical materials significantly in China by 2015.
These will include the development of medical polymer materials, bio-ceramics, medical metals and alloys, along with related products to meet the demand for artificial organs, vascular stents and implants.