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MedInsight Germany is a background report authored by the German MedTech experts Joachim M. Schmitt and Manfred Beeres together with AdvaMed. MedInsight gives the latest news on Europe’s biggest medtech market. AdvaMed, Eucomed and BVMed member companies can receive MedInsight Germany at a discounted subscription price.
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BVMed - The German Medical Technology Association
As a trade association, BVMed promotes and represents the combined interests of the medical technology industry and trade companies. The association offers its members a platform for a constructive dialog and exchange of views in various working groups. Through public relations work and by participation in the development of laws, guidelines and standards, BVMed represents the concerns of its member companies to policy makers and the public in general.
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German Medtech Market is Growing
Germany is the third biggest market for medical technologies in the world. German annual expenditures on medical devices and technologies amount to more than 30 billion Euros. With this volume, Germany is by far the largest market in Europe. It is about twice as large as the French and three times as large as the British or Italian market. The medical technology industry employs more than 190,000 people in Germany.
The value and safety of medical devices
The decentralized European system offers patients faster access to innovations. It is less bureaucratic, but just as safe, as comparative studies of the European and the US systems of product callbacks show.