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.

FOR FAMILY (FOR PETS/FOR KIDS/FOR TEENS/FOR SENIOR) -- Drugs/Pharmaceuticals, Health Care Services, Medical Eq., Pet Foods/Supp., Toys/Games, Veterinary Medicine Eq./Supplies
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Prague, Czech Republic 04/11/2013 - 04/14/2013
Event Summary:
The U.S. Commerce Department is pleased to offer the opportunity to exhibit at the FOR FAMILY fairs which take place April 11 - 14, 2013, in Prague, Czech Republic For Family fairs combine four different and yet supplementary fairs targeted at every day family life. FOR PETS ( is a fair focused on pet owners/breeders. The fair targets all types of pets - dogs, cats, exotic birds, terrarium animals, small mammals, rodents and aquarium animals. Nomenclatures: food, veterinary preparations, cosmetic preparations, articles for breeders, pet accessories. FOR SENIOR ( is a fair focused on seniors' full value and active living. Nomenclatures: medicines, supplements, home aids, medical equipment, medicinal cosmetics, fashion for seniors, travel, free time activities. FOR KIDS ( specializes in products/services for children. The fair showcases a cross section through all what can make children's life more pleasant and parent's life easier. Nomenclatures: home products (furniture), clothing and footwear, leisure activities, toys, school equipment, sport products, etc. FOR TEENS: The goal of this fair is to target teenagers. Nomenclatures: table and computer games, educational software, consumer electronics, products for free time activities, sports, etc.

Janis Kalnins, Las Vegas
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 702-219-7461
Veronika Novakova, Prague
Commercial Specialist
Phone: +420 257 022 437