TusHoldings and UK Department for International Trade together with other agencies jointly built a platform of technical communications and cooperation for medical equipment enterprises in China and UKPrint
TusHoldings UK joined hands with the Life Sciences and Health Division of the UK Department for International Trade, the Scottish Development International and Invest Northern Ireland, and successfully held the " UK Medical Technology Innovation Project Roadshow of CMEF China International Medical Equipment Expo 2021" at the Happiness Science Lab of Tsinghua Science Park in Beijing on May 11.
The event was held both online and offline. Experts of British health care industry analyzed the frontier trend of the medical equipment innovation. Eleven leading British medical equipment projects joined the roadshow to introduce their companies and products. More than 50 investors, medical equipment industry experts also made a deep interaction and communication with the project teams.
Richard Cowin, Councilor for Health and Life Sciences, UK Department for International Trade
Richard Cowin, Councilor for Health and Life Sciences at the UK Department for International Trade, said in his speech that the medical technology industry in UK has a long history and has a unique ecosystem based on the NHS. It is strongly supported by the government in medical innovation. In medical devices, UK innovation combined with China's research and development, production capacity and mature supply chain system will create the most internationally competitive ecosystem. It is particularly important to strengthen China-UK cooperation in the field of health care in the face of current challenge of COVID-19.
Keven Lin, Vice President of TusHoldings and General Manager of TusHoldings UK
Keven Lin, Vice President of TusHoldings and General Manager of TusHoldings UK delivered a speech on behalf of Tusholding. In his speech, he noted that TusHoldings UK is an important milestone in the internationalized network of TusHoldings, which has a layout in Cambridge(Cambridge TusHoldings Science and Technology Park) and Newcastle(Newcastle TusHoldings Science and Technology Park) to create a network of innovation centers that will connect the whole UK. On the other hand, China's medical equipment market is also very complex and sophisticated. We hope that through the cooperation between TusHoldings and UK Department for International Trade, a platform can be built for communications between both Chinese and English outstanding medical instrument enterprises and innovative technology. Innovative and new high-tech enterprises can be introduced to promote the common development of medical health in China and UK.
Wu Jiang, Chief Representative of UK Export Finance Agency in China Region
Dr. Neil Ebenezer, an expert in the medical technology sector at the UK Department for International Trade, then explained the current state and opportunities of the UK medical technology sector; Robert Berry, Head of Health Sciences Industry Innovation at the University of Sussex in Kent, UK, talked about the UK National Health Service (NHS) and how it fits into the NHS supply chain; Wu Jiang, Chief Representative of the UK Export Finance Agency (UKEF) in China Region, explained how UKEF can provide flexible and competitive financing for buyers of UK goods and services.
Enterprises in the roadshow
Next, 11 companies from the UK conducted an online roadshow one by one and answered questions from the audience. The common feature of the roadshow enterprises is that they have very advanced and innovative expertise, covering business areas such as artificial intelligence in vitro fertilization, special plasma filtration, minimally invasive cancer robots, artificial cartilage and so on. During the roadshow, senior executives from Landau Laboratories, the UK's largest medical and health diagnostics company, and the UK Nonwoven Fabrics Innovation Institute made on-site presentations to promote their core technologies and products. Investors and industry experts in relevant fields also expressed their willingness to further communicate in depth and seek cooperation.
The site of event
There is a broad space for cooperation in the field of medical devices for China and the UK. The UK has been leading the world in the development of medical devices. The market scale of medical devices has expanded rapidly in recent years, and more and more Chinese enterprises attach importance to the investment in this field. This event has promoted the in-depth exchanges and cooperation between China and the UK in the field of medical devices by sharing the latest trends and quality products of the British medical industry.