2004: a renaissance year for the German medtech industry?
This article was originally published in Clinica
After two flat years and a minimal rise in turnover of 0.2% to Euros34.9bn ($43.5bn) in 2003, the German industrial association for optical, medical and "mechatronic" technologies, Spectaris, views 2004 as a breakthrough year.
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