MEDICA Düsseldorf: Unleashing the Power of Health Innovation Since 1969

Medica Düsseldorf– International Trade Fair with Congress for Medical Technology and Medicinemedica_logo

The MEDICA trade fair in Düsseldorf is the world forum for medicine with an international trade fair and congress.

More than 5,000 national and international exhibitors present their latest devices, products and systems for outpatient and inpatient care at the MEDICA Messe Düsseldorf.

The focal points of the trade fair include electromedicine, medical and laboratory technology, diagnostics, physiotherapy, orthopedic technology, supplies and consumables, information and communication technology, medical furniture and special room furnishings for clinics and practices.

The extensive supporting program includes presentations, lectures and panel discussions, as well as conferences and forums and provides information on current trend topics in the health sector.

The COMPAMED – international trade fair for the medical supplier industry and product development – takes place at the same time as the world’s largest medical trade fair MEDICA Düsseldorf.


MEDICA is the world’s largest event for the medical sector.

For more than 40 years it has been firmly established on every expert’s calendar.

There are many reasons why MEDICA is so unique.

Firstly, the event is the largest medical trade fair in the world – it attracted several thousand exhibitors from more than 50 countries in the halls.

Furthermore, each year, leading individuals from the fields of business, research, and politics grace this top-class event with their presence

— naturally alongside tens of thousands of national and international experts and decision-makers from the sector, such as yourself.

An extensive exhibition and an ambitious program — which together present the entire spectrum of innovations for outpatient and clinical care — await you in Düsseldorf.

In addition to the professional “MEDICA Forums and Conferences” have become an integral part of the trade fair.

Forums and several special shows on varied medical-technological topics are concisely presented in the halls as an attractive complement to the trade fair.

Another highlight is the MEDICA START-UP PARK where innovative young companies present the trends in the medical technology of the future.

MEDICA Düsseldorf: Advancing Healthcare Innovation since 1969

Welcome to MEDICA Düsseldorf, the world’s leading trade fair for the medical industry! Established in 1969 in Düsseldorf, Germany, MEDICA has been at the forefront of showcasing groundbreaking advancements and fostering collaboration within the healthcare sector.

MEDICA Düsseldorf was founded in 1969 with the aim of providing a global platform for medical professionals, researchers, and industry leaders to come together, exchange knowledge, and present the latest developments in medical technology, equipment, and services. Over the years, MEDICA has grown into the largest and most prestigious event in the medical industry.

Key Features:

1. Comprehensive Exhibition Space: MEDICA Düsseldorf offers a comprehensive exhibition space, featuring a wide range of medical products, equipment, and services. From diagnostic devices and surgical instruments to healthcare IT solutions and telemedicine, the exhibition covers all aspects of modern healthcare.

2. Cutting-Edge Innovations: As a pioneer in healthcare innovation, MEDICA Düsseldorf serves as a launchpad for groundbreaking technologies and advancements. It showcases the latest medical devices, digital health solutions, AI applications, and emerging trends that are shaping the future of healthcare.

3. Global Networking: MEDICA Düsseldorf provides unparalleled networking opportunities, bringing together healthcare professionals, researchers, policymakers, and industry experts from around the world. It facilitates meaningful connections, collaborations, and partnerships that drive progress and improve patient care globally.

4. Educational Programs and Conferences: The exhibition features a comprehensive program of educational events, conferences, and forums. These platforms offer insights into the latest research findings, medical breakthroughs, and best practices, enabling attendees to expand their knowledge and stay abreast of the latest industry trends.

5. International Reach: With its global reputation, MEDICA Düsseldorf attracts visitors and exhibitors from all corners of the world. It serves as a melting pot of cultures, ideas, and expertise, fostering international collaboration and providing a gateway to explore new markets and expand business opportunities.

Since its establishment in 1969, MEDICA Düsseldorf has been driving healthcare innovation and facilitating collaboration within the medical industry. With its comprehensive exhibition space, focus on cutting-edge innovations, global networking opportunities, educational programs, and international reach, MEDICA Düsseldorf remains the premier event for healthcare professionals and industry leaders. Join us at MEDICA Düsseldorf and be a part of the dynamic transformation shaping the future of healthcare.

Medica and Covid-19

The event will take place as a live exhibition and will feature strict Covid-19 prevention measures, including the latest entry regulations.

Among the safety measures that will be put in place are social distancing, mandatory mask wear, and pre-registration.

Between participants, a social distance of 1.5 meters must be maintained.

They must also complete a registration form ahead of time and provide complete contact information.

The contact form must contain full names, phone numbers, and email addresses.

In indoor areas, apart from exhibition stands, attendees must wear masks.

The MEDICA will take place on 4 days from Monday, 11. November to Thursday, 14. November 2024 in Düsseldorf.

Participants can expect strict COVID-19 safety measures to be installed at the venue.

Latest information about Covid-19 & Health policy in Messe Dusseldorf center

Industry sector

Medical Engineering, Health, Pharmaceuticals, Care, Subcontracting

Main product group

Technical Medical Equipment, Electro Medicine, Laboratory Technology, Diagnostics, Orthopaedics, Medical Instruments, Surgery Supplies, Hospital Equipment, Physiotherapy, Communications Media, Services, Professional Literature, Laboratory Apparatus, Medical Appliances, Laboratory Equipment, Laboratory Instruments, Hospital Supplies, Hospital Furniture, Hospital Management, Supplier Industry, Medicine, Articles for Surgery, Hygiene, Pharmaceuticals, Surgery Equipment, Reagents, X-ray devices for medical purposes, Equipment for Medical Service, Therapeutics, Veterinary Medicines

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“FAQ – Frequently Asked Question”

When is taking place Medica?

The MEDICA will take place on 4 days from Monday, 11. November to Thursday, 14. November 2024 in Düsseldorf. It is usually in the month of November. annually

What is exhibited at Medica?

At Medica – International Trade Fair with Congress for Medical Technology and Medicine, there are appointments with national and international exhibitors for Medical Engineering, Health, Pharmaceuticals, Care, Subcontracting, …

Where is taking place Medica?

Medica takes place in Düsseldorf, Germany and is held at Düsseldorf exhibition Center


Düsseldorf exhibition Center

11.11.2024 – 14.11.2024
Monday – Thursday, 4 days

Past editions:

  • 13. – 16. November 2023
  • 14. – 17. November 2022



Messe Düsseldorf GmbH
40474 Dusseldorf
Tel: +49 211 4560-01
Fax: +49 211 4560-668
Email: info[@]

Phone: +49 211 4560-01
Fax: +49 211 4560-668
Email: info[@]

How to get to Medica

on_foot On foot:

from Dusseldorf Hbf is 1h 30 min walk or 30 min with a bicycle

1h 5 min with a walk or 25 min with a bike

BY Car By car:

from Dusseldorf Hauptbahnhof the ride will take you 30 min (~9 km)

from the airport there are only 15 to 20 min (~9km)

BY Public Transport By public transport:

From the Dusseldorf Central Station U-Bahn Nr U78 will get you there for 26 min

From Dusseldorf International Airport to Messeplatz you need to change transport with either of this 3 options:

– From Airpot Terminals A/B/C: 6 stops with Bus 760 to Freiligrathplatz and then U78 to MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA/Messe Nord and within 7 min walking distance you will reach the Messe*
– SB51 from Flughafen Terminal A/B/C to Theodor-Heuss-Brücke and then with U78 to MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA/Messe Nord and within walking distance you will reach the Messe*
– from Terminals A/B/C take bus 721 for 6 stops to ‘Am Hain’, transfer to bus 722 for another 4 stops to Messe Congress Center and within walking distance you will reach the Messe*

* every choice will take you from 30 to 40 min