All companies offering solutions to following challenges in Swiss health system according the Federal Council:
Upcoming event: Swiss Medtech Day on 8.9.2021.
Finland Guest Country participation and virtual 1to1 meetings on 9.-15.9.2021 for Finnish companies. There is an opportunity to meet Swiss participants from Medtech industry, distributors and public and private health providers.
Business Finland funding services
E.g. Explorer funding such as Market Explorer for acquiring knowledge for international market entry, Group Explorer for joint SME export opportunities or Exhibition Explorer to participate in trade fairs in Switzerland.
For more information on the availability of materials, the event in September and additional market information, please contact Sanna Sipilä-Axnix.
Medical technology sector has interest in Finnish expertise
The medical technology sector is one of the most innovative industries in Switzerland. According to yearly Medtech sector study top trends in medical technology were identified. Digitalization plays a central role here as it enables and facilitates new applications and usages for processes, products, or services. Top trends for Swiss health service providers are addressing data acquisition, smart devices and data processing. The most relevant trends for suppliers are manufacturing processes and data acquisition.
In Switzerland, the total 2019 revenues of all companies active in the medtech industry (manufacturers, suppliers, trade & distribution, and service providers) is estimated at CHF 17.9 billion. The revenue increases in 2018 and 2019 amounted to 6.5% each year. In 2019, the Swiss medtech industry imported products worth CHF 5.9 billion. This represents a growth of 4.1% p.a.
Over one third of Swiss exports come from the pharma and life science industry. Switzerland has established itself as a leading innovation hub within Europe. Big Swiss pharma companies are looking for companies with new innovative technologies in digital sector. According to Pharma Industry Review the pharma industry is focusing more on big data analysis, in areas such as optimizing manufacturing processed and clinical trial management.