Medical Technology

Medical Technology

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Our Industry in Numbers

  • Total industry turnover of EUR 22.3 billion (+4%) in 2012
  • Exports grew nearly 7% in 2012 to a total of EUR15.1 billion
  • In 2012, most products were exported to EU member states (38%) followed by North America (19%) and Asia (18%).
  • Nearly 1,200 companies with 95,000 employees (>20 employees per company); On average, medtech companies invest around 9 % of their revenue in R&D.
  • The industry is characterized by small and medium-sized enterprises. 97% of all companies employ less than 500 people.

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