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 Stopfakes Roadshow Detailed Event Information For Stopfakes Roadshow
Stopfakes Roadshow -- Audio/Visual Eq., Consumer Electronics, Cosmetics/Toiletries, Computers/Peripherals, Defense Industry Eq., General Industrial Eq./Supplies, Medical Eq., Renewable Energy Eq., Robotics, Telecommunications Eq.
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Austin, TX, United States 04/30/2013 - 04/30/2013
Event Summary:
This Stopfakes Roadshow for small and medium sized businesses includes strategies for protecting and enforcing intellectual property when exporting to foreign markets and advice for avoiding common pitfalls. Participants will have the chance to ask export questions involving patents, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights and domain names. At the conclusion of the program, participants can take advantage of one-on-one consultations with intellectual property experts to get targeted advice. Small and medium-sized businesses in particular will benefit from this unique opportunity. Trade experts and attorneys from the Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA) and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) are the speakers that will be providing information on how companies and individuals can protect and enforce intellectual property to get the most out of exporting abroad.

Contacts:
Karen Parker, Austin
USEAC Director
Phone: 512-916-5939
Karen.Parker@trade.gov