|[February 28, 2013]
Hessen Trade & Invest participates at the HIMSS (Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society) Annual Conference, March 4-6, 2013, New Orleans, LA
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
Hessen Trade & Invest's U.S. Office will participate for the first time
at the HIMSS, March 4-6, 2013, in New Orleans, LA, to meet with
Healthcare-IT companies interested in establishing a presence or
partnerships in Europe. With over 1,100 exhibiting companies, HIMSS is
exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use
of information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment
of healthcare. HIMSS is an excellent match for Germany's state of Hessen
as a leader in Medical Technology and Information Technology.
Hessen's central position in Europe and Frankfurt International
Airport, continental Europe's Center for Finance, makes it an optimal
location for international business. Companies benefit from an extremely
innovative and a productive work environment with highly skilled
professionals. Health-IT companies have tremendous opportunities in
Grmany with its aging population. Their client-bases and demand for
inventive and effective products will increase in order to keep down
Germany's cost of quality healthcare. According to OECD Health Data
2012, Germany will see a 2.8% increase in annual average expenditure
in healthcare during 2012-2016 and a forecast of about �335 billion
expenditure by 2016.
Hessen's medical technology sector has 20,000 employees and 1,100
companies, 100+ scientific institutions, and 32 Technology/Incubator
Centers located mostly in the Hessian cities of Darmstadt, Giessen and
Kassel. Its Health-IT industry is comprised of small innovative
technology developers to international corporations, such as Fresenius,
B. Braun Melsungen AG and Abbott Diagnostics and Mechatronic AG, which
traditionally invest more than the average in research and development.
Also, Hessen has about 94,000 employees at more than 10,000 IT
companies such Software AG, Computer Associates, Avaya, Cisco Systems (News - Alert),
Meet with Hessen Trade & Invest, the state economic development
agency that offers cost-free and confidential services to support
companies to establish a presence or a partnership�in Hessen. If you are
interested in an introductory meeting at the HIMSS 2013, please contact Kristina.Garcia@htai.de.
Hessen Trade & Invest is the state economic development agency
that offers cost-free and confidential services to support companies to
successfully�establish a presence�in Hessen, Germany. We provide
economic and industry data and introductions to companies,
associations�and institutions in Germany.
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