Event Details

The Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with Medvia have the pleasure to invite you to the Webinar: "MedTech Opportunities in China". This webinar will take place on 8 June 2023 from 10h00 to 11h00 CEST.

The MedTech sector in China is quickly becoming the most attractive industry for investors. With a 70% importing ratio, China is one of the world's largest medical device production centres, as well as a market dominated by foreign multinational companies. In this dynamic context, what will be the potential challenges, and keys to success for foreign players in the coming years? The webinar aims to provide an in-deep look at the current state of this sector and help entrepreneurs tap into investment opportunities available. A great opportunity for companies seeking to gain access to technological and innovation capabilities to fill the Chinese high demand.

During this webinar experts will dive into the expansion of this industry and discuss the correct strategies to enter the market. Ines Liu, Senior Manager at Dezan Shira & Associates, will give an introduction on the opportunities in the medical devices industry. The event will follow then Johan Fornier, Vice President at Barco, sharing their experience in navigating the Chinese market. Joining the webinar will also be Herman Raats, Director at Agfa, providing advice on the topic.

The programme is as follows:

10h00 – 10h10: Introduction by

Ms Gwenn Sonck, Executive Director, Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce and by

Mr Johan Lecocq, Business Development, Medvia

10h10 – 10h30:'MedTech Opportunities in China' by

Ms Ines Liu, Senior Manager, Dezan Shira & Associates

10h30 – 10h50:'Sharing Experience in China' by

Mr Johan Fornier, Vice President, Barco and by

Mr Herman Raats, Marketing and Sales Director, Agfa

10h50 – 11h00: Q&A Session and Closing Remarks


  • Ines Liu (Senior Manager, International business advisory at Dezan Shira & Associates)

    Ines Liu

    Senior Manager, International business advisory at Dezan Shira & Associates

  • Johan Lecocq (International Relations at MEDVIA)

    Johan Lecocq

    International Relations at MEDVIA

  • Johan Fornier (Vice President at Barco NV)

    Johan Fornier

    Vice President at Barco NV

  • Herman Raats (Founder & CEO of Shanghai Yumou Industrial Development Company)

    Herman Raats

    Founder & CEO of Shanghai Yumou Industrial Development Company

  • Gwenn Sonck (Executive Director of Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce)

    Gwenn Sonck

    Executive Director of Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce

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