Mission Agenda

The Minnesota Trade Office is hosting the Central & Eastern European Medical Buyers Mission to Minnesota in June 2018 and invites your company to apply to participate. Buyers, health care decision makers and distributors from more than 15 Central and Eastern European countries and medical businesses throughout Minnesota are invited to this unique event to learn firsthand about the rapidly expanding demand for health care equipment and services in these markets.

This event will begin with a Medical Technology Forum held on Monday, June 18 in Minneapolis, Minnesota followed by prescheduled business-to-business meetings between European delegates and Minnesota companies, networking opportunities and company visits for the European representatives.

Strong export opportunities for U.S. companies include advanced medical and surgical equipment, disposable products, radiology, optical devices, dental equipment, software for hospital management and internal networks, and technology for non-communicable diseases.

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 the European 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
  • Participate in self-scheduled, tailored B2B meetings
  • Negotiate and potentially sign purchase agreements



  • European Delegates: $550
  • Second Representatives from Same European Company: $250
  • Minnesota Delegates (Full Agenda): $250
  • Second Representative from Same MN Company: $125
  • Minnesota Companies (Reception Only): $75




















Contact information: Nikolay Megits, Ph.D., Regional Trade Manager - nikolay.megits@state.mn.us  /  +1-651-259-7495

*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 18th to the 22nd of June 2018

Millennium Hotel Minneapolis 1313 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, MN 55403

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Applications will be accepted until Friday, April 06, 2018

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Self-Scheduling Help

For those who have already been accepted, you can begin scheduling meetings using the Business-to-Business Networking Tutorial

Minnesota Companies

Current list of accepted companies:


24alife                                                                 International Life Science Enterprises, Inc.


Ambient Clinical Analytics                                Medtronic

ARB Medical LLC                                               MEL Health Tech, Inc.

Arobella Medical, LLC                                       Nortech/Devicix

Augustine Temperature Management             PMT Corporation

AUM Cardiovascular                                          Public Health and Global Consulting, LLC

Birchwood Laboratories LLC                            Sorna Corporation

Eden Medical, Inc.                                              Starkey Hearing Technologies


Green Leaf Corporation - StopsBleeding         ThermaSolutions



List of Minnesota companies invited to participate


Participating Organizations:

Export-Import Bank of the United States

Minneapolis Office of the U.S. Commercial Service

Small Business Administration (SBA)

European Companies

Current list of accepted companies:

AKKD Trade & Consulting                                        Metroteka

American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine        MONTAL Sh.p.k

American Hospital Kyiv                                            O.E.S. Distrimed sh.p.k

Gamma Consult                                                         Odessa Regional Hospital

Hellimed                                                                      ROUNDTABLE LTD

Medar AS                                                                     S. R. L. Lion Gri

Medical Center Dobrobut Clinic, LLC                      St. Constantin Hospital Brasov

Medicall Biomedikal Mühendislik                             Varinak Oncology Systems Sales and Service



Participating Organizations:

Trade Office of the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Embassy in the USA

U.S. Commercial Service Sofia, Bulgaria

U.S. Commercial Service, Istanbul, Turkey

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For questions, please contact:

Nikolay Megits, Ph.D., Regional Trade Manager  -  nikolay.megits@state.mn.us  /  +1-651-259-7495