Major Rehabilitation Assistive Technology and Elderly-Friendly Industries Gather at the World’s Largest REHACARE 2024 from September 25th

Leading companies in the rehabilitation industry like Ottobock Sunrise Medical Invacare Meyra and Permobil to participate

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2024-07-09 16:13:51 KST language

The world’s largest rehabilitation industry fair REHACARE 2024 will be held in Düsseldorf Germany from September 25th to 28th. REHACARE is a comprehensive exhibition addressing solutions for enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities and the elderly promoting inclusion on a global scale. It serves as a key platform for business exchange among rehabilitation industry professionals worldwide.

The major exhibition areas at REHACARE include:

Occupational rehabilitation and inclusion
Mobility and vehicle modifications for people with disabilities
Sports and leisure activities
Childrens disabilities
Sensory impairment aids
Accessible travel
The fair will showcase a wide range of products and solutions such as wheelchairs walkers for adults mobile toilets bath lifts prostheses perceptual training aids rehabilitation engineering robots rehabilitation equipment and physical/occupational therapy tools. Numerous facilities and organizations related to the elderly and disabled will also participate presenting exemplary cases and advanced welfare models to policymakers.

Leading Global Trade Fair in Rehabilitation
With the increasing number of individuals with severe or multiple disabilities and the growing importance of elderly-friendly products and assistive devices due to longer life expectancies there is a rising demand for innovative products and technologies aimed at improving quality of life. Despite the pandemic the 2023 exhibition saw around 30000 attendees from around the world and this year’s event is expected to attract approximately 50000 visitors.

REHACARE has established itself as the premier event for professionals and policymakers in the rehabilitation and medical fields. Participants from Korea have included rehabilitation hospitals medical schools universities specializing in rehabilitation engineering and companies providing rehabilitation robotics and barrier-free solutions. In previous exhibitions the Minister of Veterans Affairs visited to encourage domestic participants and explore solutions for the assistive device industry for disabled veterans.

Showcasing Innovative Products for Social Inclusion and Self-Determination
This year over 850 leading companies from 40 countries will participate in REHACARE. Key exhibitors include:

Ottobock: Leading in exoskeleton technology
Sunrise Medical Meyra Permobil: Mobility solutions
Invacare: Specializing in walkers/wheelchairs and long-term care solutions
Domestic exhibitors will feature products and solutions in various fields such as mobility aids pressure ulcer prevention senior healthcare and caregiving and rehabilitation tools. Notable Korean participants include Todo Works Kangsterz Savion Pebble Eye Younghwa Medical Caremate Rivertec Youngwon Medical MedinVitech and NSBS. These companies will leverage the fair to promote their products and discover potential customers based on their excellent product quality and technological stability.

Gathering Trends: Exoskeletons Disabled Sports and Vocational Rehabilitation
Last year’s prominent trends were in digital rehabilitation and rehabilitation robotics with many exoskeletons and wearable robots/exosuits on display. The rehabilitation robotics market is expected to grow rapidly due to its advantages of faster and more precise rehabilitation training with fewer personnel. This year’s exhibition will also feature various assistive device solutions for patient-centered treatment models and effective rehabilitation and outpatient care.

Visitors can engage in diverse side events for more in-depth discussions. These include:

Products & News Forum: Covering mobility disability vehicle modification assistive technology and the current state of the rehabilitation industry
Meeting Point (TREFFPUNKT): Addressing digitalization and vocational rehabilitation for people with disabilities
Sports Center: Featuring disabled sports/e-sports events
Utilizing the Exhibitor and Product Database for Planning Visits
REHACARE 2024 provides a comprehensive exhibitor and product database to help visitors plan their visits meticulously. Linked with the hall plan the database offers various search functions by product category business field and country facilitating pre-arranged meetings or visit itineraries. Detailed information can be found under the ‘Exhibitors & Product’ menu on the website.

Inquiries about attending REHACARE regarded as the optimal place to understand the current state and future strategies of the rehabilitation/senior care industry can be directed to the official Korean representative Rheinmesse.

For more information visit REHACARE 2024.

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