CIIE highlights innovation

Shanghai Newspaper_CIIE highlights innovation

The 2nd China International Import Expo will highlight innovation as this year’s focal point, looking to emphasize on innovative products and new ideas.

President and CEO of Boehringer Ingelheim in China, Felix Gutsche, explained that its theme at the CIIE this year will be bringing innovation to China. It would represent its four business sectors, human medicine, animal disease treatment, biopharmaceutical and rehabilitation center.

He further reveals that they have new ideas on stroke management and will introduce innovative solutions for animal health. Furthermore, they will also be showing their intensive efforts in R&D and clinical development activities in China.

Gutsche believes how innovation matches government policies and market trends. By covering not only prevention but also treatment and rehabilitation, there will be a complete stroke solution. Moreover, he also revealed that integrated health management and digital solutions for animal health will also be a highlight during the fair.

He considers increasing investment in Shanghai as reveals establishing pharmaceutical plants and rehabilitation centers alongside their regional headquarters. He believes that Boehringer Ingelheim should maximize the benefits of how fast health care development is in China.

Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world’s largest private pharmaceutical companies based in Ingelheim. It operates globally with 146 affiliates and more than 47,700 employees.

The company’s key areas of interest are: respiratory diseases, metabolism, immunology, oncology and diseases of the central nervous system. It is a full member of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA).

US laboratory equipment provider ThermoFisher will be at the event for the second year, and is bringing around 40 products, among which 13 are new to China. China is the NYSE-listed company’s fastest-growing market, and its second-largest outside the US.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an American biotechnology product development company located in Waltham, Massachusetts. Its products are sold under the brand names of Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific, and several other recognized brand names Chromacol, Nalgene, Cellomics, Pierce Protein Research and Fermentas. Its sales are can be attributed in life sciences,healthcare, and industrial and environmental and safety.

Its 400 square meters of exhibition space will be dedicated to health care, biologics, food safety and environmental detection according to Tony Acciarito, the company’s president.

Acciarito is rather proud in their second time in the expo as he exclaims it is an instance to show thier continued commitment to China as they have been here for more than 35 years now. He explains how the bond remains to be a strategic focus with new facilities, new products, new labs and commitment to local customers.

It will showcase reproductive health care, oncology testing and diagnosis and therapeutic biological products to show how its laboratory testing technologies and services are helping expedite drug discovery and development in their interactive exhibition zone

Meanwhile, French cosmetics giant L’Oreal will be in the newly established 6.2H High-End Consumer Goods exhibition hall this year apart from continuing to exhibit in the 6.1H Consumer Goods Expo area.

L’Oréal S.A. is a French personal care company based in Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine with a registered office in Paris. It is the world’s largest cosmetics company and has developed activities in the field concentrating on hair colour, skin care, sun protection, make-up, perfume, and hair care.

L’Oreal China CEO Françoise Bettencourt Meyers is the current owner of the company upon the death of her mother, Liliane Bettencourt, who was principal shareholder.

Fabrice Megarbane is excited as she announces how they would like to bring together over 20 brands and 1,000 high quality imported products from three continents and six countries in order to give Chinese consumers a high-tech, immersive and sustainable consumption experience at their booth. L’Oreal will also debut their skin-care product customization technology in China.

Giorgio Armani Beauty, Lancome and Yves Saint Laurent Beauty will also bring cutting-edge beauty technology services and applications in the expo. Drugmaker MSD will also be present at the expo with 800 square meters of exhibition space to show key milestones in its development in China.

The primary driver of China’s development is consumption and what makes it even better is the goal of each Chinese consumer to achieve better life, thus these efforts to go forward with its reform through this expo.