- The largest medical and hospital equipment exhibition in Korea to present a new medical paradigm in the new normal era!
Convergence medical devices and smart healthcare devices such as K-quarantine, smart hospital and clinic systems, AI, robotic medical devices, big data, skin beauty, and rehabilitation devices at a glance!
With the mission to improve public health,
advance medical technology, and vitalize medical and hospital-related
industries, the 36th Korea International Medical & Hospital Equipment Show
(KIMES 2021) will be held in
Samseong-dong COEX for four days from Mar 18-21.
Co-hosted by Korea E&EX, Kmdica, and
KMDIA and sponsored by MOTIE, MOHW, MFDS, Ministry of Food and Drug Safety,
KOTRA, KHIDI, Korean Medical Association, Korean Hospital Association, KMWA,
Korean Nurses Association, Korea Medical Device Distribution Association, Korea
Medical Engineering Association, and Medical Newspaper Company, KIMES 2021 will
be held on 40,000㎡ space, combining Hall A, B, C, and D
and grand ballroom. About 1,200 Korean and foreign companies will exhibit and
introduce more than 30,000 items including high-tech medical devices, hospital
facilities, medical information systems, healthcare and rehabilitation devices,
and medical related products.
Global companies such as Samsung
Electronics, DK Medical Systems, Listem, LG Electronics, SG Healthcare, DRGEM,
DRTECH, GE Healthcare, and PHILIPS, along with healthcare companies like InBody
and Selvas Healthcare and medical information companies like BITCOMPUTER,
Ubcare, and Eghis Healthcare, and other major medical companies like Hanshin
Medical (sterilizer), DS Maref (physical therapy), StraTek (physical therapy),
Lutronic (laser treatment device), and Insung Medical (medical treatment
device) will be participating with new products that reflect the rapidly
changing medical environment. In this year's show, K-Quarantine Special Hall
with mobile negative pressure room for the COVID-19 treatment rooms developed
by KAIST will be unveiled.
Clean show that thoroughly protects against COVID-19!
In this year's show, the optimal
K-Quarantine system will be implemented to take the safety of the exhibitors
and visitors as the top priority to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Based on
the experience of safely hosting KIMES Busan 2020 at BEXCO last October, this
show will be held by following the government's social distancing policy and
flexible handling of the event according to how the circumstances change.
The entrance and exit of the exhibition
hall will be strictly controlled, and a thorough quarantine procedure will be
taken. When a temperature of 37.5 degrees or higher is detected by a thermal
imaging camera or a facial recognition heat sensor, the visitor will take a
second measurement with a non-contact thermometer, and the decision to enter or
not will be made there. When entering, a full body disinfectant gate and hand
sanitizer will be used, and all individuals will be required to wear disposable
masks. Security guards to check the wearing of masks and the safety of the show
will be placed in the exhibition hall.
Also, according to the quarantine system in
the exhibition hall, the path of exhibition will be strictly controlled and
social distancing between the visitors will be kept to minimize the contact to
prevent infection. The air conditioning facility will run every hour for
ventilation and the exhibition hall will be disinfected twice a day.
Various events and auxiliary events for a new business environment in the new normal era!
The exhibition will be divided into
Treatment and Medical Information Pavilion in Hall A, Healthcare &
Rehabilitation Pavilion in Hall B/D and Grand Ballroom, Test and Diagnosis
Equipment Pavilion in Hall C, and Diagnosis and Hospital Facility Pavilion in
As the field of medical devices expands to
AI, deep learning, and robot science in addition to the existing medical device
and the interest for the advanced parts and materials grows, MedicomteK 2021
(Medical Device Parts & Materials Technology Exhibition) will be held at
COEX Hall D as a concurrent event, fully prepared to control COVID-19.
With the slogan "Global healthcare, where
your days begin again," Global Healthcare & Medical Tourism Conference
(Medical Korea 2021) hosted by KHIDI will be held concurrently, along with
conference, seminar & briefing, exhibition promotion pavilion, business
export consultation will be held in both online and offline format at COEX
Every year at KIMES, to improve the level
of international medical and hospital equipment exhibitions and promote the
medical equipment industry, the show selects outstanding companies that have
contributed to the development and export of the medical equipment industry and
awarded citations from the National Assembly Health and Welfare Committee,
MOTIE, MOHW, and MFDS. The award ceremony will be held this year as well on the
At the COEX Conference Center, various specialized medical information, including medical technology seminars, consulting seminars for opening hospitals, startup seminars, digital healthcare seminars, medical policy briefing sessions, and licensing-related seminars will be provided in response to the changing future medical environment. At Medical Korea 2021 Conference, online sessions with the topics "Global Healthcare," "Specialized Medicine Academic Exchange," and "Global Competitiveness of Korean Medicine" will be held, and during the exhibition, offline seminars such as foreign patient attraction project and medical overseas expansion project will be held in the Medical Korea 2021 booth.
Also, the Korean Radiological Technologists
Association Seoul Metropolitan Council and the Korea Physical Therapy
Association Seoul Metropolitan Council will hold international symposium that
give completion (training) points at the conference center on the 3rd floor of
the COEX exhibition hall during the exhibition period.
Overseas market development for Korean companies supported by non-face-to-face online/offline video export consultation
With the advent of a new normal era in
which non-face-to-face digital conversion is accelerating in the COVID-19
infection situation, KIMES will hold the "2021 Global Medical Equipment Export
Consultation (GMEP)" online and offline with KOTRA to open up new sales channel
for Korean companies. GMEP is a major convergence conference in the field of
medical bio field organized by KOTRA, and export consultation will be conducted
with 220 Korean companies and 510 overseas buyers at the video consultation
center on the first floor of the COEX Exhibition Hall for two days from Mar. 18
during the KIMES exhibition period. In addition to the medical device online
export consultation, it will also hold a GP online briefing session and a GP
online export consultation for strategic alliances with global companies.
Opening hours are from 10 am to 6 pm, and
it will be exhibited on Saturdays and Sundays for medical personnel working
outside the Seoul Metropolitan Area. The admission fee is 10,000 won, and free
admission tickets will be given out when registered on the KIMES website by
For more information, please use the KIMES
2021 Secretariat of Korea E&EX (Telephone (02)551-0102) or the organizer