Life Science Industry Visit to Germany

Danish Export - Health Tech, in cooperation with the Consulate General of Denmark in Munich and the Confederation of Danish Industry, take pleasure in inviting you to join the life science industry visit in and around Mannheim and Freiburg in Germany.

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Join the program and strengthen your chances of becoming a supplier and expanding your sales to Pfizer and other customers in the pharma and med-tech industry in the Baden-Württemberg region.

Be part of a small group of Danish suppliers of know-how, technologies, components and solutions for pharmaceutical and med-tech processing who will visit leading German life science manufacturers, key industry organisations and other relevant stakeholders and decision-makers in Baden-Württemberg.

Participating in the program is your opportunity to:

  • Meet and build relations with Pfizer. The Pfizer site in Freiburg is one of the most modern pharmaceutical production facilities in the world. It is the largest packaging plant for solid dosage forms and a strategic production site for Pfizer worldwide. Over 8 billion tablets and capsules are produced in Freiburg every year and over 16 billion are packaged. A fully automated high-containment production facility was taken into operation in 2022. More than 2,000 people work at Pfizer in Freiburg: in materials management, production and packaging, quality control, engineering, automation, warehousing and many other areas.
  • Furthermore, we will visit 2-3 other leading life science manufacturers in and around Mannheim and Freiburg, where companies such as Roche, Intuitive Surgical and Stryker are based.

  • Promote your capabilities to relevant production engineers and sourcing & procurement departments.

  • Gain an understanding of development trends in the life science industry in the region.

In parallel, this program offers you an excellent opportunity to find inspiration by sharing knowledge and experience with other Danish participating companies.


As a participant you will:

  • Gain access to relevant departments and personnel within leading life science companies in Germany.
  • Learn about new life science engineering projects and the expansion of existing ones.
  • Gain an understanding of the decision-making process as regards specification, supplier selection and purchasing.
  • Get the opportunity to pitch your competencies to the relevant decision-makers.
  • Find inspiration to fine-tune your export strategy by sharing knowledge and go-to-market strategies with the other participants.


The market

Germany is the largest European producer and exporter of medical devices and is among the top three in the world. The total revenue of the manufacturing medical technology companies in Germany was more than 33 Billion Euros in 2019, according to the official economic statistics. The export rate was at around 65 per cent. The German life science market is about twice as large as the French and three times as large as the British or Italian market. The life science industry employs more than 140.000 people in Germany.

Who should participate?

Danish suppliers of production and process equipment, components, technology and services for the life science industry who wish to establish or expand business in Germany.

Showcase your capabilities and solutions within areas such as:

Anti-counterfeiting, Automation, Cleaning and sterilization, Commissioning and qualification, Contract manufacturing, Controls and robotics, Labeling, Logistics, Materials and components, Operations/manufacturing, Packaging, Processing, Quality control/quality assurance, Supply chain services, Tamper-proof packaging, Track and trace, Validation and more.