Bringing you more business opportunities at MEDICAL FAIR THAILAND 2023, the 10th edition is all about transitioning the marketplace amidst an evolving landscape. The much-anticipated leading business platform for sourcing and procuring medical and healthcare products will ensure exhibitors and visitors can continue networking and doing business with a global audience.
With face-to-face networking, establishing business connections, and a leading knowledge hub at the heart of the exhibition, the upcoming in-person edition brings together a high-quality audience from the healthcare markets of Southeast Asia.
Highlights this year include signature showcases such as the Community Care Pavilion and Start-Up Park, and also the introduction of the Medical Manufacturing Pavilion. Product highlights this year includes diagnostics, wearable technology, connected healthcare solutions, rehabilitation and therapy equipment, 3D printing technology, and now - medical technology (MedTech) components, processes and solutions - the exhibition offers the ideal destination for medical and healthcare buyers and professionals looking to meet their sourcing objectives, gain industry insights and to share best practices.
A special themed pavilion focused on medical manufacturing processes and components - from new materials, intermediate products, packaging and services, to microprocessors and nanotechnology. With Thailand’s growing reputation as a production and distribution base of medical devices both within and outside Thailand, it has become a natural market for medical devices. According to data from the Office of Industrial Economics, Ministry of Industry (Medical Devices Intelligence Unit), there is much potential for investment opportunities in sophisticated medical devices particularly due to Thailand’s reliance on imports for this segment.
With a special spotlight on mental health with a showcase featuring digital mental health technologies, from smart medicine to therapeutic medical equipment. Its mainstay of addressing the needs of ageing societies on the back of rising chronic diseases and an ageing population, the pavilion will also feature a full suite of geriatric medicine, rehabilitative equipment, assistive technology, and mobility products.
Thailand’s proportion of citizens aged over 60 years, is forecast to be one of the highest in ASEAN by 2045 and will also exceed countries such as Europe and the United States. Thailand’s fast-increasing ageing population and the estimated more than three million Thais suffering from poor mental health, is expected to further drive the demand for related healthcare services.
A strategic platform for companies with ready-to-market healthcare solutions to meet relevant buyers and partners, industry influencers, experts, and potential investors. From innovative healthcare industry solutions, health apps and new tools for gathering and AI-supported analysis of health data, to robotic assistance systems and new approaches in diagnostics – the Start-Up Park is a must-attend for SMEs looking to scale-up their business.
The Start-Up Park plays a significant role as an enabler of the entrepreneurial ecosystem that encourages life sciences and medical and health innovation in Thailand. With the country’s vibrant start-up landscape propelled further by the government’s numerous grants and new regulations as part of Thailand’s ambitious plans to be a start-up-based country, the start-up scene has grown systematically over the years and is considered one of Asia’s hidden gems. At the last edition of MEDICAL FAIR THAILAND held in 2019, a total of 11 start-up companies participated from Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Thailand.