Focus topics of the Swiss Medtech Expo 2017

The focus topics show where the potential lies for innovation in medical technology. Renowned competence partner present their knowledge and provide you with input for your own projects – here, on this website, on a special zone per topic at the fair and in the presentations in the innovation symposium.


Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing, also called 3D printing, has large potential for medical applications: acceleration of product development, small series production, patient specific solutions and much more. This topic discusses this potential.


Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 is the current buzzword in production. However, what does it mean in the context of medical technology? This is the question of the topic Industry 4.0.


Innovative Materials

Various new materials, such as ceramics or fiber composites, enable new applications in medical technology. Get inspired by the many applications in this topic.


Innovative Surfaces

New surface technologies find their way into medical technologies, e.g. to improve the ingrowth of implants. Discover new technologies and their applications in this topic.


Plastics in medical technology

The importance of plastics in medical technology is increasing. However, regulatory requirements make their use challenging. Understand how you can use the full potential of plastics in this topic.


Smart design & engineering

How can the performance of medical products be improved through design and engineering? That is the question of this topic.


Further innovative solutions

Further solutions and technologies enable innovation in medical technology. Get inspired by various applications of the exhibitors at this point.


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