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01.10.2017-05.10.2017

Healthcare business delegation to Saudi Arabia & United Arab Emirates


Get direct access to key authorities and business partners with focus on purchase and supply in the healthcare sectors in Saudi Arabia and The United Arab Emirates.

Invitation

Danish Health Tech Group in cooperation with the Royal Danish Embassies in Riyadh and Abu Dhabi take pleasure in inviting you to join the healthcare business delegation visiting Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates 1 - 5 October 2017.

GCC market growth

The Middle East and the GCC countries in particular, are experiencing high per capita growth in the consumption of healthcare services. The demand for medical treatment in the region is expected to grow by 240% over the next two decades, fuelled mainly by a significant increase in lifestyle-related diseases. This, combined with the fact that elderly people represent a growing share of the population, makes the region a market that export oriented Danish companies need to consider in their growth strategy for the coming years. 

Healthcare projects

Saudi Arabia accounts for approximately 53% of all healthcare projects in the GCC. The UAE has the second highest number of healthcare projects in region at 17%. The combined estimated value of healthcare projects between Saudi Arabia and the UAE is $40.6 billion, and they account for over 60% of total value of all healthcare projects in the GCC.

Who should participate

This initiative is targeted at Danish suppliers of knowhow, equipment and services within healthcare infrastructure who wish to capitalise on opportunities within e.g.:

  • Design, construction and fit-out of hospitals and clinics
  • Intelligent logistics solutions for hospitals
  • IT for hospital operation and management
  • Medical disposables
  • Equipment for disinfection and sterilization
  • Diagnostic products
  • Infection control
  • Dental equipment
  • Cancer treatment
  • Interventioal cardiology
  • Laboratory equipment
  • Patient safety systems

New business opportunites and export alliances

Access new business opportunities in this burgeoning market and expand your network among key local contacts on a decision-making level. Get direct access to key authorities and business partners with focus on purchase and supply in the healthcare sectors in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, two of the region's largest markets.

Your participation can pave the way to export-alliances with the other participating Danish companies.

Further reading (in Danish)

Tentative program

The 5-day program from 1 - 5 October 2017 will include:

  • Seminars with presentations of the strengths of the Danish participants to key stakeholders in both countries
  • Site visits to hospitals and health clinics in both countries
  • Business matching activities incl. individual meetings with local partners in both countries
  • Networking events with top level business contacts and relevant authorities as well as Danish healthcare companies already present in both countries

Sunday 1 October: Riyadh

  • Welcome & market briefing, Royal Danish Embassy in Riyadh
  • Healthcare market opportunity seminar with Saudi Chamber of Commerce and Saudi FDA
  • Visit to leading hospital and meetings with key departments
  • Evening networking event with decision-makers from the industry

Monday 2 October: Riyadh

  • Meetings with key officials at the Saudi Ministry of Health
  • Visit to new hospital development project and meetings with key stakeholders
  • Speed-dating / business-matching with potential partners

Tuesday 3 October: Riyadh / Dubai

  • Saudi market de-brief
  • Transit to Dubai
  • Informal evening networking event in Dubai

Wednesday 4 October: Dubai

  • Welcome & market briefing with the Danish Ambassador
  • Meetings with Dubai Health Authority's purchasing department incl. presentations from the Danish participants
  • Visit to leading public hospital and meetings with key departments
  • Group 1: Meeting with leading distributor of medical equipment
  • Group 2: New hospital project site visit
  • Evening networking event with decision-makers from the industry

Thursday 5 October: Abu Dhabi

  • Meeting with SEHA, the purchasing arm for the hospitals in Abu Dhabi
  • Visit to leading hospital and meetings with key departments
  • Speed-dating / business-matching with potential partners
  • Optional dinner with locally based Danish contacts in the healthcare industry
  • End of program

* The program is tentative and will be fine-tuned to the requirements of the participating companies.

Arab Health 2018

This market visit will be followed up by Denmark's presence with a national pavilion at the leading healthcare industry trade show in the Middle East: Arab Health 2018

Facts

Price

DKK 16.000 excl. VAT incl. 2 participants pr. company. Additional participation is subject to a charge of DKK 4.000 excl. VAT pr. person. Prices are subject to grants provided by the Danish Trade Council and based on participation of min. of 8 companies.

Flights, accommodation and some meals are not included in the price. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

Registration deadline: 3 August 2017

Please observe our General terms of business for the Danish Export Association.

Dates

1 - 5 October 2017

Location

Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) & United Arab Emirates (Dubai / Abu Dhabi)

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