Submitted by admin on Tue, 04/09/2024 - 10:38

To continuously promote the convergence, coordination and reliance of medical device regulation and effectively encourage the innovative development of medical device industry, the Global Harmonization Working Party (GHWP) and the Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions signed a strategic cooperation agreement on November 22, 2023.

According to the strategic cooperation agreement, the two parties are scheduled to jointly hold "the First GHWP Innovative Medical Device Symposium" on April 12, 2024 during the 89th China International Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF). The symposium will invite speakers from medical device regulatory authorities and medical devices industry among GHWP members to jointly discuss the development trends and innovative medical devices regulation policies, while helping the innovative development of the medical device industry. Medical devices industrial participants from GHWP members are sincerely welcomed to attend this symposium and discuss the future development of innovative medical devices.


I. Organizers

Global Harmonization Working Party (GHWP)

Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions


II. Time and Location

Conference Time: 09:00-16:30, April 12, 2024

Conference Place: Conference Room A1, Hall 4.2, National Convention and Exhibition Center (Shanghai) (No. 333 Songze Avenue, Qingpu District, Shanghai)


III.  Conference Registration

(I) The registration fee is exempted for this symposium, and the participants shall bear their own transportation and accommodation expenses.

(II) Registration Method:

The online registration system has been opened for this symposium. Participants shall scan the QR code below or log on (website) to register:

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V. Contact Person

GHWP Secretariat

Ms. Elizabeth Chan


Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions

Hong Wei

Tel: 13910885121




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About CMEF

Founded in 1979, the China International Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF) held twice a year and has undergone over 40 years of innovative development and is now regarded as a world-leading medical and health technology platform. The CMEF provides a comprehensive display of technological advancements and solutions from across the entire medical industry chain, such as medical imaging, in-vitro diagnosis, medical electronics, medical optics, hospital construction, operating room, disinfection and infection control, medical consumables, orthopedics, medical robots and more. With an exhibition area covering over 500,000 square meters, the CMEF attracts over 9,000 exhibitors from over 30 countries and regions, over 1,200 opinion leaders and entrepreneurs, and 320,000 professional visitors from over 150 countries and regions.


In addition, CMEF has developed iCMEF, an online exhibition services that integrate scientific and technological innovation, academic exchanges, business matchmaking, insight into trends and exhibition services for the global healthcare industry. iCMEF brings together more than 8500 brand enterprises and 28100 products, creating a platform for communication and interaction regardless of time and space for people concerned about the medical and health industry.


CMEF has grown from China's well-known trademarks to the world's top 100 trade exhibitions, and from China's top 20 most brand exhibitions to the world's largest medical exposition. Throughout the years, CMEF has always resonating with the development of China and the global medical device industry. It has now become a key platform to support many medical device enterprises to achieve their development. Also, CMEF has constantly been supportive to the innovative technology development for the industry, people's happy life, and a global community of human health.