Increasing awareness of health issues among the population, an ever greater proportion of older people, enormous technical advances, but at the same time fewer skilled medical personnel: the challenges, but above all the opportunities, for medical technology are huge.
Mobile health - the best care at home and on the move, electronic monitoring of bodily functions or of prostheses (wearables), therapy via telemedicine, care robots, software for more precise diagnostics and therapy, miniaturization, sensor technology, AI, but also individualization of products are just a few trends.
While the innovative power in the companies is very high and highly interesting products are being developed, there are often weaknesses in the organization and control of the entire value chain. This applies to in-house production or assembly, but also to logistics to the customer and the supply of the necessary materials or components. In addition, transparency and traceability of the production chain are becoming increasingly important.