10 – 11 May – DEVICETALKS BOSTON – Massachusetts, USA

DeviceTalks Boston will unite medtech’s most innovative professionals and help attendees clear troublesome bottlenecks in critical stages such as Innovation & Funding, Prototyping & Product Development, Manufacturing & Sourcing, Regulatory, Reimbursement & Market Development, and Engineering Tools & Technology https://boston.devicetalks.com/

10 – 12 May – RAPS Euro Convergence – Amsterdam, Netherlands

RAPS Euro Convergence is the most comprehensive regulatory affairs conference in Europe, focusing on the latest developments in healthcare products in Europe and beyond—medical devices, IVDs, pharmaceuticals, and combination products. https://www.raps.org/europe-2023/home

23 – 25 May – MedtecLIVE with T4M – Nurnberg, Germany

MedtecLIVE with T4M is where product developers and purchasing managers from distributors and OEMs come together with the leading suppliers of medical technology in Europe. The event alternates between the two most important medical technology regions in Germany and covers the entire supply chain. https://www.medteclive.com/

30 May – 1 June – The MedTech Forum 2023 – Dublin, Ireland

The MedTech Forum is the largest health and medical technology industry conference in Europe and a key event since 2007. Join industry leaders, leading innovators and investors to discuss future opportunities in the medical technology sector. https://www.themedtechforum.eu/

1 – 3 June – Medtec China – Suzhou International Expo Centre, People’s Republic of China

One of the global MedTechWorld series exhibitions, Medtec China has brought nearly a thousand suppliers of medical design and R&D, raw materials, accessories, processing technology and manufacturing services to China’s medical device industry since the first exhibition in 2005. https://en.medtecchina.com/

6 – 9 June – EPHJ – Palexpo, Geneva, Switzerland

EPHJ has been bringing together professionals from the high-precision industry for 20 years, featuring watchmaking, jewellery, micro-technologies and MedTech. EPHJ is an international hub for innovation and business professionals. An annual get-together highly anticipated by the high-precision market, where professionals come to explore and discover the latest trends and technological innovations. https://ephj.ch/

13 – 15 June – OMTEC – Illinois, USA

OMTEC is the world’s only conference exclusively serving the orthopaedic industry. A loyal contingent of procurement, supply chain, operations, research and development, and executive-level attendees, as well as business development, regulatory, quality and clinical affairs professionals, unite to learn, debate, share, connect and make things happen. https://omtecexpo.com/

13 – 15 June – MD&M East – New York, USA

Medtech moves fast. Keep pace with the latest innovations and immerse yourself in a community of visionaries and industry leaders. It’s all waiting at the region’s most comprehensive medical design and manufacturing event — MD&M East. https://www.imengineeringeast.com/

19 – 23 June – MedTech Summit 2023 – Brussels, Belgium

The flagship regulatory event for the medical device and in vitro diagnostic industry. 8 Cutting-Edge Topic Streams Covering EU MDR/IVDR, Clinical Investigations, Post-Market Surveillance, Software/AI, Biocompatibility, Law & Compliance, and Global Market Access https://informaconnect.com/medtech-summit/

27 – 30 June – Automatica – Munich, Germany

The world’s leading trade fair for smart automation and robotics, Automatica brings together all key technologies in the technology hub of Munich. It offers an overview of developments, topics, innovations, and solutions, thus providing the vision of gradual advancement from automated to autonomous production. https://automatica-munich.com/en/

27 – 30 June – Laser World of Photonics – Messen Muenchen, Muenchen, Germany

The world’s leading trade fair for Photonics Components, Systems and Applications, sets standards since 1973. The utilization of lasers in medical engineering allows for greater precision in diagnostics and increased reliability of treatments. https://world-of-photonics.com/en/

20 – 21 September – BIOMEDevice – Boston, Massachusetts

BIOMEDevice Boston brings engineers, business leaders, disruptive companies, and innovative thinkers from the region’s top start-ups and medical device OEMs together to inspire the next life-changing medical device. https://www.biomedboston.com/en/home.html

20 – 21 September – Medical Technology Ireland – Galway, Ireland

The two-day conference features presentations by leading international medical device experts with thought-provoking guest speakers, all providing insight on cutting-edge topics for medical device manufacturers, R&D and design engineers in the rapidly evolving Irish and global medical device marketplace. http://www.medicaltechnologyireland.com/

10-11 October – MD&M Minneapolis – Minnesota, USA

Medtech moves fast… especially in a healthcare hub like Minnesota. Keep pace with the latest innovations and immerse yourself in a community of visionaries and industry leaders. It’s all waiting at the region’s most comprehensive medical design and manufacturing event — MD&M Minneapolis — part of Advanced Manufacturing Minneapolis. www.advancedmanufacturingminneapolis.com

24-26 October – The Assembly Show – Illinois, USA

Each year The Assembly Show brings together thousands of attendees and hundreds of exhibitors showcasing the latest assembly technology equipment and products. During this event, participants uncover new resources, evaluate the latest technologies and products, learn from industry experts and connect with experienced professionals. www.assemblymag.com/the-assembly-show

7 – 10 November – Formnext – Frankfurt, Germany

Formnext is the international meeting point for industrial 3D printing experts and production professionals from a wide range of application industries. With the trade show in Frankfurt as well as content throughout the year, Formnext bundles expertise and creates a unique experience focused on an intensive, professional exchange and access to the latest AM solutions. https://formnext.mesago.com/


13-16 November – COMPAMED – Dusseldorf, Germany

The world’s leading platform for state-of-the-art medical technology. Together with exciting newcomers, the most important companies in the industry will demonstrate the products and technology concepts that will have a lasting impact on the industry in the coming months. www.compamed-tradefair.com

14 – 17 November – Productronica – Munich, Germany

The world’s leading trade fair for electronics development and production, Productronica has many new things to offer to its exhibitors and visitors: World premieres and products, solutions and innovations spanning the entire value chain. https://productronica.com/en/

15 – 16 November – BIOMEDevice Silicon Valley – California, USA

BIOMEDevice Silicon Valley, formerly known as BIOMEDevice San Jose, returns this November bringing together the brightest minds in the industry to demonstrate and discuss emerging trends, innovation, and disruptive tech changing the future of the medical device industry. https://www.biomedevicesiliconvalley.com/

Attending these events is a great way to network with industry peers and experts. Professionals from all aspects of the medical device manufacturing ecosystem attend these events, from engineers and designers to regulatory affairs specialists and investors. This provides a unique opportunity to make connections, exchange ideas, and collaborate on new projects.

Attending events in the medical device manufacturing space helps in identifying potential business partners and suppliers. Many exhibitors and sponsors at these events are companies that offer products or services that can be valuable to medical device manufacturers, such as specialized materials, manufacturing equipment, or testing services. Meeting these companies in person can help build relationships and identify potential partners that can help advance the development of medical devices.

Finally, attending events in the medical device manufacturing space can also be a great way to stay up to date on the latest regulatory requirements and compliance issues. Many of these events feature presentations and panel discussions that focus on the regulatory landscape, including changes to FDA guidelines and other important developments. This information can be invaluable in helping medical device companies stay in compliance and avoid costly mistakes.