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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

Key Deadline Dates:

  • April 27, 2018 - Fill out the registration form provided on this page
  • April 27, 2018 - Final selection determined by the Minnesota Trade Office review process
  • May 18, 2018 - Self-registration and payment by approved participants
  • May 18, 2018 - June 08, 2018 - Self-scheduling B2B meetings on Eventtia


Contact information: Nikolay Megits, Ph.D., Regional Trade Manager -  /  +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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Minnesota Companies

Current list of accepted companies:


24alife                                                                 GWG

3M                                                                       International Life Science Enterprises, Inc.

ARB Medical LLC                                               Medtronic

Arobella Medical, LLC                                      MEL Health Tech, Inc.

Augustine Temperature Management            Nortech/Devicix

AUM Cardiovascular                                         PMT Corporation

Birchwood Laboratories LLC                           Sorna Corporation

Eden Medical, Inc.                                             Starkey Hearing Technologies

FASTTRACK MEDICAL SOLUTIONS LLC        United Urologic Innovations

Green Leaf Corporation - StopsBleeding


List of Minnesota companies invited to participate

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                                                       ROUNDTABLE LTD

Hellimed                                                                   St. Constantin Hospital Brasov

Medical Center Dobrobut Clinic, LLC

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For questions, please contact:

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