Editorial Article: Diagnostic Suppliers Prepare for Upcoming MEDICA Trade Fair in Dusseldorf

World's largest medical trade fair starts in Dusseldorf in two weeks time

02 Nov 2015

Over 130,000 worldwide visitors attended the MEDICA trade-fair last year at the Messe Düsseldorf GmbH

The MEDICA trade fair will be taking place in Dusseldorf, Germany on the 16th-19th November. MEDICA is the world's largest medical trade fair and has been an important event in the healthcare professionals calendar for the last 40 years. Taking place in 17 huge halls at the Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, MEDICA showcases the most advanced technology available to the medical profession and attracts over 130,000 visitors every year.

Halls 1-3 house the clinical laboratory equipment and in vitro diagnostic products. As a trade fair, a lot of the meetings and business that takes place at MEDICA is between distributors and suppliers. However there is still plenty for the visiting laboratory based healthcare professional to see and do. 

The laboratory diagnostics exhibition

Randox Laboratories will be exhibiting at stand A08. At the booth you will be able to view Randox's biochip analyzers for molecular testing, the Evidence Evolution and the Evidence Investigator, as well as clinical chemistry analyzers the Randox imola and the Randox monza. The Randox booth can be found in Hall 03, A08.

The laboratory and in vitro products exhibition takes place in Halls 1 - 3

QIAGEN will be displaying its QIAamp DNA FFPE Tissue Kit for purifying DNA from formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue sections. Also on display will be the ESEQuant Lateral Flow Immunoassay Reader, a next generation point-of-care test strip reader for fluorescence or colloidal gold assays. You can visit QIAGEN in Hall 03, D84.

EKF Diagnostics will be exhibiting its portfolio of products as well as its brand new Altair™ 240 clinical chemistry analyzer. The Altair™ is a cost-effective, bench-top analyzer that is supported by the Stanbio Chemistry reagent menu. You can view the new platform  in Hall 3, C70.

Finally, the ELITech Group will be displaying the new ELITe InGenius™, a fully automated molecular diagnostics system able to automatically perform nucleic acid extraction and purification as well as RT-PCR amplification and detection. You can see the ELITe InGenius™ and other analyzers in the ELITech portfolio in Hall 03, F40.