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IDTechEx Wearable Europe 2018

The IDTechEx Wearable Europe conference and exhibition brings together the ecosystem global brands with leading edge technology developers.

1st March 2018

Innovation in Textiles

Clothing/​Footwear, Sports/​Outdoor, Medical/Hygiene

In recent years wearable technology has created billion-dollar markets, both in consumer products (such as smartwatches) and in medical devices (such as for mobile cardiac telemetry (MCT)). However, there have also been failures and unmet expectations. While the wave of hype has all but passed in 2018, companies are focussing on differentiated products enabled by new technologies in targeted application areas in a sector that is growing by 18% CAGR through to 2022.

With over 200 exhibiting companies and 2,500 attendees, the event for the entire wearable technology industry, Wearable Europe, uniquely showcases the global growth opportunities and the underlying needs, ecosystem and enabling technologies.

Healthcare applications are one focus of the event, with speakers from giant global companies including GSK, Sanofi, GE Healthcare, Siemens, Qualcomm, Galvani Bioelectronics, Johnson & Johnson, L’oreal and more presenting on their latest work, unmet needs and outlook for the industry.

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