Swiss Medtech – the voice of Swiss medical technology

Swiss Medtech is the association of Swiss medical technology. We represent more than 600 companies. With an export share of over 70%, 13.5% of Switzerland's positive trade balance, more than 58,500 employees and the most patents per inhabitant across Europe, the Swiss medical technology industry is of great economic importance. We are committed to an environment in which medical technology can deliver top performance for the benefit of first-class medical care. 

Swiss Medtech was established in the summer of 2017 following the merger of two organisations to become an association based in Bern. Swiss Medtech is a member of the European umbrella organisation MedTech Europe.

    Our guiding principle 

    Vision

    Switzerland is the world's most attractive location for the development and production of complex, innovative medical devices. The Swiss medtech industry helps people to have the best possible health and quality of life. As an important industrial sector, it contributes greatly to the prosperity of our population.

    Mission

    Swiss Medtech represents and promotes the interests of the Swiss medical technology industry. We are dedicated to an optimum environment that promotes innovations and start-ups and reinforces the competitiveness of companies. For this purpose, we actively incorporate the common interests of our members in decision-making processes regarding economic and health policies and promote networking within the industry and with relevant actors. We work closely with our members, informing them of essential developments and supporting them in the event of challenges. As an industry association, we are the first point of contact for all matters in the Swiss medtech industry and we inform the public of their importance and activities.

    Values

    Swiss Medtech gives fact-based arguments, acts competently and is a reliable partner. We have a business-friendly and responsible attitude. We maintain a constructive dialogue with our members, political and administrative decision-makers and other stakeholders. We communicate proactively and transparently.

    Our services