Invitation to Australia – Korea Medtech Innovation Showcase, hosted by Austrade Seoul 1-2 September

Austrade Seoul invites Australian medtech companies to meet with Korean industry at the 2016 Australian Medtech Innovation Showcase in Seoul on the 1-2 September.

Organised by Austrade, with the support of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and the Korean Health Innovation Development Institute (KHIDI) the showcase will provide a platform for Australian medtech organisations to meet with Korean businesses that are interested in partnering with Australian technology and solutions providers.

Senior executives from leading Korean pharma and medical device manufacturers including Samsung Medical Centre, SK Telecom, LG Life Science as well as the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, the Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning will be invited along with industry leaders and officials. Tailored meetings will be arranged for Australian exporters.

Registration closes on Friday, 29 July.

About Korea

Korea is Australia’s third largest export market, ahead of India and the USA. It is also Australia’s fourth largest two-way trading partner.

The Korean government has recently launched the “Creative Economy” industry policy which is aimed at revitalising the Korean manufacturing sector, creating new markets and enabling industry convergence across advanced manufacturing and materials, biotech and healthcare sector.

The Korean biotech & healthcare industry enjoys strong government support. Opportunities for partnerships with Australian medtech and biotech companies are growing, building on the strong base of cooperation established by Australian and Korean biotech industries and the Korea Australia Free Trade Agreement

For further information please contact:

Milena Bliss
Senior Trade Adviser – International Health
Austrade Sydney
T +61 2 9392 2037
E milena.bliss@austrade.gov.au