Events > Northern Powerhouse trade mission to Medica 2019

Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission to Medica 2019
November 2019


row-start col-md-7 #top-section top-section #about-section no-pad-bottom-section

About the event

The Department for International Trade (DIT) invites healthcare and life sciences businesses from across the Northern Powerhouse region to join this trade mission to the leading international trade fair for the sector.

Medica will offer businesses a platform to showcase Northern expertise, network with key industry professionals and connect with overseas buyers.

Annually the UK life sciences sector exports more than £30 billion with Northern companies making major contributions to this. The Northern Powerhouse is home to many innovative and ground breaking companies and a globally recognised manufacturing centre for medical equipment.

Delegates attending the mission will be supported by a DIT life sciences sector specialist and have access to the following:

Why you should attend

  • Medica exhibition entry ticket included
  • Meeting programme with DIT sector specialists
  • Networking opportunities
  • Daily transfers between the hotel and Messe Düsseldorf exhibition centre
  • Access to British Pavilion facilities including internet, seating and light refreshments
  • Use of meeting facilities

Companies wishing to take part have the choice of joining one of two groups (17 - 19 November or 19 - 21 November).

The trade mission is an ideal way for businesses to gain valuable market insight and make contacts at one of the leading industry events.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity and boost your export sales.

Express your interest

The non-refundable cost to attend the mission of £499.00 plus VAT will secure your place on the mission and covers flights, accommodation as well as transfers between the airport, accommodation and the exhibition. Please indicate your preferred dates. 

We will take two separate groups to this trade mission and you will be able to indicate which date suits you best, however allocations will only be made once the company contribution has been received. All allocations will take place on a first come first serve basis.

Please note there is going to be a vetting process to assess the suitability of the company. Once your attendance has been confirmed you will be sent a secure link twhere you will have to pay the non-refundable booking fee.

Due to a limited capacity any expressions of interest will be reviewed on an individual basis and we will contact you as soon as possible to confirm a successful application.

We normally only allow one delegate per company. Please contact us for more information.

On registering for this event, we will be collecting personal information as part of our registration process. This information will be processed and shared within the Department for International Trade (DIT) and with selected third parties for purposes connected with DIT performing a task in the public interest or to fulfil an official function and the task or function has a clear basis in law. DIT takes your privacy very seriously. Please read our privacy policy here to see how we protect and manage your personal data.

row-start col-md-7 #venue-section


Messe Düsseldorf

Am Staad

40474 Düsseldorf


col-xs-12 sponsors-section row-mid

In partnership with:


row-start col-xs-12 video-section center row-end
row-start col-xs-12 col-md-8 colour-section narrow-section

Maximise your growth potential

row-end col-xs-12 col-md-4