Health Technologies

Welcome to the International Healthcare Technologies webpage.

Healthcare is a steadily growing industry with an approximate value of $117.4 billion exported from the U.S. in 2011, which has risen almost 26% since 2007. With the recent rapid growth of emerging markets such as Brazil, Russia, India and China there exists a tremendous opportunity for U.S. companies to successfully expand into the international arena.

The Healthcare Team of the U.S. Commercial Service is dedicated to enhancing the global competitiveness of the U.S. health industry, expanding its market access, and increasing exports. It accomplishes this through a variety of resources and services for U.S. companies such as Webinars, Gold Key and Platinum Key Services. The team, comprised of trade specialists from throughout the U.S. and from U.S. Embassies around the world, provides:

Market Intelligence

In-Depth Market Data and Statistics

Trade Counseling

Creating Market Entry Strategies

Business Matchmaking

Identifying and Evaluating potential partners

Regulations and Customs Navigation

Documentation Assistance

In addition to our many services, the Healthcare Team specializes in using both Domestic and International Trade Shows as turnkey events to help foster new business relationships and expand the international presence of U.S. firms by attracting country experts and international buyers.


Detailed Event Information For Defense Research Opportunities in Canada Detailed Event Information For Defense Research Opportunities in Canada
Defense Research Opportunities in Canada -- Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Aviation Services, Commercial Vessel/Eq. (Non-Fisheries), Defense Industry Eq., Laboratory Scientific Instruments, Pleasure Boats/Accessories, Port/Shipbuilding Eq.
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Location/Date: Ottawa, Canada 04/29/2014 - 04/29/2014
Event Summary:
The National Research Council (NRC) is a Federal agency of the Canadian Government engaged in intense Research and Development (R&D) projects with applicability in on key Canadian industry sectors. Join the U.S. Commercial Service, in cooperation with officials from the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), on a webinar presentation about various defense R&D programs, and its partnership requirements as it pertains to maritime, land and aerospace R&D programs. Learn about NRC's various evaluation processes and compliance programs available to help you qualify your new and/or innovative technology when seeking partners in the Canadian Maritime and Aerospace Defense sectors. This webinar will highlight the National Research Council of Canada (NRC)'s $220 million commitment under the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) to pursue R&D partnership projects for the period 2013-2014. This webinar targets SME U.S. firms working on R&D areas of development including: Ocean, coastal and river engineering, aerospace, automotive and surface transportation, amongst others.

Contacts:
Luz Betancur, Ottawa
Commercial Specialist
Phone: 613-688-5411
Luz.Betancur@trade.gov