05 December 2019 | News
The Healthcare+ Expo Taiwan is an interdisciplinary collaboration between the MedTech, Digital technology, and bio-pharmaceutical sectors striving together to shape the futuristic Healthcare system
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Taiwan Healthcare + Expo-2019 had a grandeur opening on 5th Dec 2019 at the Nangang Exhibition Center in Taipei, Taiwan. The forum is an interdisciplinary collaboration between the MedTech, digital system, and bio-pharmaceutical sectors, demonstrating the advanced medical technology innovations and new Bio-medical ventures across Taiwan healthcare capabilities.
Co-organised by the research centre for biotechnology and medicine policy, the ministry of health and welfare, the ministry of economic affairs, the ministry of science and technology, the council of agriculture and the Taipei City Government the event was evidence for the innovative technologies shaping future of healthcare.
Taiwan Healthcare + Expo congregated 600 exhibitors from 17 countries, with over 1850 booths illustrating revolutionary approaches and technologies to experts, practitioners and industrialists from MedTech, digital health, clinical, pharmaceutical, biotech and many emerging aspirants.
Resourceful colloquium series is staged along with concurrent programs which include MEDTEX Summit Asia, International Hospital Presidential Conference, Taiwan-Australia Digital Health Forum, Medical Societies conferences, Product & Service Launch Roadshows and potential B2B partnering.
President, Legislative Yuan and Chairman of 2019 Expo Mr Su Jia-chyuan in his opening address at the inaugural event mentioned that, ‘The Taiwan healthcare Expo since its inception in 2015 has seen more than 40% growth in 4 years. With 1850 booths showcasing high-tech innovative business models from top countries and global venture capitalists, the forum platforms collaboration between medical and corporate professionals.”
He further added “iPMI has played an instrumental role in planning and accelerating the Biotech industry in Taiwan. Integration of biotech resources by iPMI has created leaders and icons in Taiwan's healthcare industry. By 2024 Taiwan can see the output of USD195 billion in healthcare ecosystem which can greatly enhance start-up ventures through the existing strong co-operation among corporate sectors and Taiwan government authorities”
Member of the Legislative Yuan and the founder of Taiwan healthcare Expo, Mr Wang Jin-Pyng while addressing the gathering said, “Leaders in the medical world will demonstrate development and trends in Taiwan’s MedTech industry. Taiwan brings new drive and dimension to the healthcare industry and further aims to create around USD 200 million global market share by building a strong ecosystem for the collaboration of Medtech, biotech, government, and academics through iPMI.”
Taiwan, well-known for its ICT manufacturing hub has enabled rapid developments in advanced ICT-related products and services. Taiwan ICT supply chain harness innovative AI technology and thus also contributes to the production of more than 40% genomic sequencing chips for NGS.
Mr Wang who is known for successfully passing National Health Insurance Law in Taiwan further added, “The Healthcare + Expo is striving to act as a bridge among the leading global industry professionals and assisting international companies to enter the Taiwan healthcare market for mutual flourishment. The forum sparkles more opportunities, collaborations and more innovative ideas by integrating ever booming ICT industry and precision medicine for effective medical services. Huge advances in AI and 5G communication has assisted National Health Insurance (NHI) to further make use of big data and cutting edge technology to introduce effective medical solutions to the patients.”
“Taiwan’s well-developed precession medicine solutions along with the advanced R&D facilities for drug discovery support the healthcare industry,” he added.
Speaking on the efficiency of Taiwan healthcare tourism, he quoted, “We have an excellent national health policy model. Taiwan has a huge market for medical tourism with 3 million international patients seeking advanced treatments every year”
2019 edition of the Healthcare+ Expo Taiwan will feature,
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