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Exact dates and location for 4-day mission TBD





Following the successful 2018 European Medical Buyers Mission, the Minnesota Trade Office will continue this event with expanding the invitation to host, in addition to European buyers, delegations of several African and South-East Asia countries interested in the Minnesota healthcare sector.

Medical buyers and health care decision makers from these three regions will be coming to Minnesota in July 2019 to take part in a buyers mission that includes a medical forum, 150+ tailored business-to-business meetings with international medical technology buyers, networking events, and company visits for the foreign delegations.

List of invited countries:

  • CEE region: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine, and others
  • Africa: Algeria, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, South Africa, Tunisia, and others
  • South-East Asia: India, New Zealand, Philippines, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, and others
Invited Minnesota companies include:
  • Medical Device Manufacturers (SMEs)
  • Hospital management and operations
  • IT and big data management services (e.g., EHR and billing systems)
  • Remote patient monitoring devices technologies
  • Education and training services for physicians, nurses, and technical staff

Event Mission:

Parties will discuss market trends for medical devices, eHealth, and Health Information Systems. Business experts will share their visions for the direction of their respective health care sector with additional opportunities to:

  • Introduce and learn about products manufactured and invented by Minnesota companies
  • Get the opportunity to meet with distributors, partners and manufacturers from these markets
  • Display your own product
  • Participate in self-scheduled, tailored B2B meetings
  • Negotiate and potentially sign purchase agreements


See pictures and testimonials from the 2018 Central & Eastern European Medical Buyers Mission to Minnesota here


Event Contacts Per Category:


*The Minnesota Trade Office cannot guarantee a specific number of meetings or be held responsible for the information provided by prospects for the outcome of business talks engaged with potential partners.

From the 1st to the 31st of July 2019

Exact Dates & Location TBD

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For questions, please contact:

Nikolay Megits, Ph.D., Regional Trade Manager  -  /  +1-651-259-7495