(13 November 2023 - 16 November 2023 )
Location: Germany , Düsseldorf
Organizer: Messe Dusseldorf GmbH

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COMPAMED 2023 will take place as a live exhibition event between 13.11.2023 and 16.11.2023. It will coincide with MEDICA 2023. The event will not have an implemented COVID-19 prevention plan. This is due to Germany lifting its pandemic-related restrictions.

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COMPAMED is among the leading medical technology industry events. It is an annual event that takes place in Düsseldorf at Messe Düsseldorf alongside MEDICA. Founded in 1992, COMPAMED is the leading location for learning about the latest high-tech solutions. It is the meeting place for product developers and suppliers from the medical sector. 

Business Profile of the Event

COMPAMED is a trade fair that attracts a diverse group of attendees. Among the attendants are heads of R&D departments and production managers. Engineers and technicians for R&D or production departments also visit. So do technical procurement managers, packaging specialists, design engineers, qualification, and validation specialists. Medical technology exhibitors from the coinciding MEDICA also attend. Among the companies that attend COMPAMED is the Aalto Bio Reagents Ltd and the AB Medical Co.

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COMPAMED can help medical technology professionals in completing several objectives. Among them is expanding specialist knowledge via conferences and forums. Also, the fair allows attendees to network and form new connections or maintain old ones. They additionally can opt to gain recognition by attending as speakers or exhibitors. The fair furthermore provides an opportunity to showcase innovative products and solutions. 

Among the leading event in COMPAMED’s support programme is the exhibition. It is the location where over 800 exhibitors showcase innovative products. These include manufacturing tools, raw materials, modules and components, software, IT, and services. It is also where state-of-the-art nano and microtechnology solutions presentations take place. This allows attendees to examine various innovative products and network with each other. The exhibition furthermore allows leading companies and start-ups to gain recognition. 

COMPAMED’s programme also features a range of matchmaking initiatives and networking events. This allows attendees to gain recognition, form new connections and expand their knowledge. Among these events are a series of informative forum formats. One of them is the High-Tech Forum By IVAM. It is where professionals can gain insights about small equipment and supplies. It serves as the leading international market for medical manufacturing suppliers. The Forum allows professionals to learn about the latest nano and microtechnology solutions. These include new materials, nanotechnology, and microsystem technologies as well as production techniques. During the Forum, leading experts share their knowledge about various components or solutions. Among the topics discussed are smart sensor solutions, micro-precision, and others. The Forum allows attending lectures hosted by speakers such as Karsten Seidl.

Another forum of interest is the Suppliers Forum by DeviceMed. It is where manufacturers can learn about the process chain developments. The Forum includes practical presentations lead by various experts. It focuses on topics such as electronic components, innovative materials, and manufacturing processes. Also, the topics include design and usability aspects, additive manufacturing, and regulatory affairs. Power presentations about innovative new markets are also among the lectures. 

The COMPAMED Innovation Forum is where developers and users of high-tech medical technology gather. During the Forum, current medical technology challenges and topics are discussed. Each subject is then addressed by a leading professional, initiating a discussion. Such discussions allow attendees to identify challenges and find solutions to them. 

Heads of R&D departments and production managers should consider attending. Engineers and technicians for R&D and production departments should also visit. So should technical procurement managers, packaging specialists, design engineers, qualification, and validation specialists. 

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Invest in your business trip with hotel accommodation selected for your specific need. Travel 2 Fairs Ltd works with you to send you hotels in Düsseldorf with an ideal location and price tag. This allows you to select the hotel offers that work best for you. Such as placing you near Messe Düsseldorf for a quicker commute. We have long worked with large groups, so you can query for parties of twenty people and more. The entire registration process takes up to a day, and you leave all details to us. Also, Travel 2 Fairs ltd assists with logistics as well. You can request a rent-a-car or an airport transfer in both directions, whether it is private or shared.


COMPAMED is an annual trade fair that takes place at Messe Düsseldorf for 4 days. Messe Düsseldorf GmbH organises the fair alongside several partners such as DeviceMed. The visiting hours for the fair are between 10 am and 6 pm on all days. 

Messe Düsseldorf is an exposition centre that is easy to visit. You can access the venue via bus, metro, or rail, for example. Travel times can vary. This depends on the selected mode of transportation and the departing location. For example, the commute from Düsseldorf Airport to the site will take 18 minutes. A taxi would take 11 minutes to cover the same distance. Likewise, the metro commute from the central railway station to the site will take 25 minutes. In a car, the same distance will take you 20 minutes. Many cities in the area are close to Messe Düsseldorf. For example, from Cologne, you can access the venue in an hour by taxi or public transportation. Likewise, you can reach the event centre in 85 minutes from Dortmund or Aachen.

Düsseldorf is a metropolis with a diverse range of food and lodging alternatives. In most neighbourhoods, for example, you can stay in a hotel, hostel, guest house, or apartment. Friedrichstadt, Hafen, Oberbilk, and Flingern are among the leading examples of such areas. Restaurants, pubs, clubs, and the venue itself are all available as dining options in the city.

Audience and Statistics

COMPAMED is a leading event with high levels of attendance. For example, the 2020 edition received over 1500 exhibitors and over 45000 visitors. A total of 169 nations attended the edition, including countries such as: 

  • Monaco
  • South Korea
  • Egypt
  • Colombia
  • Luxembourg
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Latvia
  • Canada
  • Italy
  • Lebanon
  • Japan
  • Romania
  • Taiwan
  • Lithuania
  • UAE
  • Ireland
  • Pakistan
  • Germany
  • India
  • Albania
  • Indonesia
  • Algeria
  • South Africa
  • UK
  • Australia
  • Turkey
  • Mexico
  • Croatia
  • Iran
  • Argentina
  • Netherlands
  • Sri Lanka
  • Belarus
  • Czech Republic
  • Sweden
  • Ukraine
  • Malaysia
  • Tunisia
  • New Zealand
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Norway
  • Finland
  • Peru
  • Denmark
  • San Marino
  • Poland
  • Austria
  • Bulgaria
  • Kazakhstan
  • Portugal
  • China
  • Switzerland
  • Belgium
  • Estonia
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Thailand
  • France
  • Serbia
  • Georgia
  • Slovakia
  • Puerto Rico
  • Russia
  • Israel
  • Singapore
  • Slovenia
  • Spain

Attendees of the fair include members of the medical technology industry. It also includes specialists from the dental medicine, health, and pharmacy sectors.

Past Editions

2021 Edition

COMPAMED 2021 and MEDICA 2021 took place as hybrid events between 15.11.2021 and 18.11.2021. The events took place as live exhibitions at Messe Dusseldorf as well as on specialised digital platforms. The live aspects of the fairs featured the latest and strictest Covid-19 prevention measures. This included attendees needing to show valid 3G documents such as proof of recovery or negative test results before entry. The coinciding editions received over 46,000 visitors from 150 countries. Furthermore, the 2021 editions featured over 3,500 exhibitors from 70 countries. The number of speakers that attended the two editions was also impressive - 610. A total of 787 presentations took place during the editions. The digital platforms which hosted the online aspect of the fairs registered 77,300 unique users.  




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