International medical trade fairs and world congresses
Leipzig’s success in the field of biotechnology is also reflected in its popularity as a place to hold conferences and congresses. The city is the venue for leading medical industry meetings. Among them this year is Europe’s largest partner conference in the life science sector and the biotech industry’s most important conference: BIO-Europe 2022.
Around 4,500 international participants from more than 2,500 pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical engineering companies are expected in 2022. Leipzig is also the venue for the annual international LINC symposium
for medical technologies and innovative medical systems
, as well as OTWorld – the largest and leading international industry gathering for all manufacturers, distributors and service providers in the medical aids sector
. In its unique combination of world congress and top international fair, OTWorld brings together experts and audiences from all five continents every two years. The Leipzig Veterinary Congress is the biggest continuing education event for veterinarians in German-speaking countries
and one of the leading specialist platforms in Europe. MEDCARE, a congress and trade fair for clinical and non-clinical patient care, is the only event in Germany to offer a comprehensive range of continuing education courses in the fields of care management and treatment. The events taking place in 2022 include the Congress of the German Society for Pneumology and Respiratory Medicine, and the annual congresses of the German Society of Surgery (DGCH), the German Society for Epileptology (DGfE) and the German Society for Dermatosurgery.