The German Medical Technology Association
BVMed, the German Medical Technology Association, represents more than
200 manufacturers and service providers of medical devices. The whole market
for medical technologies amounts in Germany to 20 billion Euro with more
than 108,000 employees.
As a trade association, BVMed promotes and represents the combined
interests of the medical technology industry and trade companies. The
manufacturing and selling of medical devices brings about a special
obligation towards the general public. The association shall contribute to
the ongoing development of an effective and efficient healthcare system by
devoting itself to the supply of appropriate, need-based, economical and
high quality medical devices to patients in market-based conditions.
In various focus groups, sectoral interest groups, and working groups,
BVMed offers its members a platform for a constructive dialog and exchange
of views. BVMed represents the interests of its members to policy-makers and
the general public. This is achieved not only by means of information and
public relations work, but also by participation in the compilation of laws,
guidelines and standards.
BVMed Report February
2006 (126K PDF)
German Medical Technology Association
Reinhardtstr. 29 b, D - 10117 Berlin
Phone +49 - 30 246 255-20
Fax: +49 30 246 255-99