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Welcome to the GHE!

The German Healthcare Export Group (GHE) e.V. brings approx. 50 innovative and strongly growing companies from the area of medical technology, which are strongly export oriented, together. The GHE provides these member companies with a platform for exchanging their export business experiences.

The GHE offers customers a wide variety of products and services, from OP equipment to hospital IT, and covers almost the entire medical technology product range.

All in all the association represents around 80 percent by volume of all German exports in the medical technology sector.

TOP-News

GHE and SPECTARIS invite for Foreign Trade Congress on 16th September 2014 to the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin

GHE and SPECTARIS invite for Foreign Trade Congress on 16th September 2014 to the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin (07/02/2014)

On September 16, 2014, the German Healthcare Export Group (GHE) and SPECTARIS invite you to the fifth Foreign Trade. Venue and partner is again the Federal Foreign Office, which offers the interested companies together with the two associations an exclusive forum to expand their network and discuss issues of foreign trade.

The opening of this year's Foreign Trade Congress, which is under the main theme "export competence of politics and economy in the dialog" is taken over by Stephan Steinlein, State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office. more …

GHE meeting at the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Middle Ruhr District in Bochum about IT trends and the export markets Brasil and Saudi Arabia

GHE meeting at the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Middle Ruhr District in Bochum about IT trends and the export markets Brasil and Saudi Arabia (06/29/2014)

This year's summer conference of the German Healthcare Export Group (GHE) eV was held in Bochum on 26 June 2014. At the invitation of the company VISUS Technology Transfer GmbH, GHE-members met in the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Middle Ruhr District in Bochum, to learn together about current export-threads of the Healthcare Sector and IT trends in medical technology. more …

Medical Technology in Action

The member organizations of the German Healthcare Export Group e.V. (GHE) represent producers of the full spectrum of medical technology offerings, from stethoscopes to operating theater robots. As a dynamic demonstration of the practical application of their products, the GHE has produced multiple film episodes to tie their solutions to real life challenges. In each film a unique situation is presented whereby devices are shown in action.

Episode 07 - Physiological Therapy: Recovery After a Sports Accident

Dr. Hasan Al Rashed (Saudi Arabia) summarizes how his physiological therapy equipment helped the professional tennis player Damaris overcome her injury and how it can prevent future injuries.

GHE Members:
Diers International GmbH - Diers 4D motion® Lab - for Motion Analytics
PHYSIOMED ELEKTROMEDIZIN AG - IONOSON-Evident - combination unit electrotherapy/ultrasound
Unbescheiden GmbH - Butterfly Tub - for therapeutic applications

News

Leica Microsystems Introduces Stereo Microscope Objective for Imaging Specimens in Aqueous Solution

Leica Microsystems Introduces Stereo Microscope Objective for Imaging Specimens in Aqueous Solution (07/08/2014)

Leica Microsystems introduces the new Leica Planapo 2.0x CORR objective for the Leica M series stereo microscope, specifically for the use with specimens immersed in aqueous solution. With this objective, users can obtain pin sharp visualization of specimens with up to a 5 mm water column between the specimen and the objective. The objective solves a problem many stereo microscope users have: Observing specimens in aqueous solution deteriorates image quality due to the refractive index mismatch between water and the air surrounding the microscope objective. more …


Meiko advertising and communication now rated as

Meiko advertising and communication now rated as (07/01/2014)

The Offenburg, Germany-based mechanical engineering firm Meiko regularly receives awards for its revolutionary technology in the field of commercial dishwashing machines. Now the long-established company with a history stretching back over 87 years has also been elevated to the ranks of the best German-language advertisers. The company's new brand campaign was recently honoured in the "Industrial Goods/B2B" category of the 2014 Year of Advertising (Jahr der Werbung) awards, previously known as the Advertising Yearbook. more …



Exportinitiative

German Foreign Office hosts informational session on cancer treatment

German Foreign Office hosts informational session on cancer treatment (05/14/2014)

More than 40 diplomats from all around the world learned about German healthcare's efforts to diagnose and treat cancer at a breakfast held at the Foreign Office in Berlin on May 6. Called "Cancer Therapy - Challenges in a Globalized World," the event was organized by Health – Made in Germany, an initiative of the German Ministry for Economics and Energy (BMWi), and trade associations representing the medical technology, pharmaceuticals' and medical biotechnology sectors. more …


A Hidden Champion is 60!

A Hidden Champion is 60! (06/30/2014)

MMM Münchener Medizin Mechanik GmbH, long-established in Munich, has developed to be the market leader in the field of sterile processing in the health care sector over the last 60 years.

With more than 1000 employees, a yearly turnover of 120 Mio €, several production sites in Germany and the Czech Republic as well as sales and service subsidiaries in many European countries and beyond, MMM Group is specialized in the supply of integrated system solutions for the central sterile supply departments (CSSD) in hospitals.
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Image Analysis, Environmental Control and Experiment Handling via Mobile Devices for Life Science Research

Image Analysis, Environmental Control and Experiment Handling via Mobile Devices for Life Science Research (06/11/2014)

Leica Microsystems has launched the Leica Application Suite Advanced Fluorescence (LAS AF), the software platform for advanced life science research in widefield and confocal microscopy, in its 4.0 version. With LAS AF researchers can now perform 2D image analysis on multi-channel experiments and fully control the environmental conditions of an experiment. In addition, users of widefield systems can now connect to the acquisition station remotely anywhere at any time. more …


Leica DMi1 – The Entry Level Inverted Microscope

Leica DMi1 – The Entry Level Inverted Microscope (06/06/2014)

With the Leica DMi1, Leica Microsystems launches an entry level inverted microscope with functions specifically necessary for routine lab work. The Leica DMi1 enables cell biologists to check and document cell and tissue cultures within seconds. Its ease-of-use and efficient operation make it an excellent choice for routine laboratory work as well as for training. more …


Leica Microsystems Strengthens Market Presence in Turkey

Leica Microsystems Strengthens Market Presence in Turkey (06/06/2014)

Leica Microsystems has strengthened the alliance with its Turkish distributors Mikro-Optik Tıbbi Malzeme Ithalat Ihracat ve Ticaret Limited Şirketi and Gantenbein Ticaret Mürsel Gelincik ve Ortağı Adi Komandit Şirketi, thereby deepening its market presence in Turkey. All relevant assets of the two companies, both of Istanbul, with another office of Gantenbein’s in Ankara, have been acquired as of June 4, 2014. Mikro-Optik distributes and services Leica surgical microscopes and has worked closely with Leica Microsystems since 1985 more …


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Auswärtiges Amt
Bundesministerium für Gesundheit
Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie
DAG
Messe Düsseldorf
Ghorfa
IIR Middle East
MEDICA
ZVEI
Lateinamerikaverein e.V.
Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI)
G-S-HCG
Spectaris
Afrika Verein
TRADEX-Services GmbH