EPHJ-EPMT-SMT Show The leading exhibition for Switzerland's precision industry goes from strength to strength
The 16th edition of the EPHJ-EPMT-SMT Show which will be held at Palexpo in Geneva from 20 to 23 June 2017, showcases the development and expertise of the high-precision sector, whether watchmaking, microtechnology or medical technology.
With three months to go until the event, the EPHJ-EPMT-SMT Show is already set to be an unmissable event for high-precision manufacturers, with exhibitors from the worlds of watchmaking and jewellery, microtechnology and medtech. Despite a complicated and unpredictable market, companies in all three sectors see the Show as a high priority.
Some 880 swiss and international exhibitors will be there. Visitor interest remains high, as 20,000 professional visitors came to Geneva for the 2016 Show.
The organisers of the event will promote developments in the watchmaking and jewellery sector (EPHJ) by holding two panel discussions focused on emerging new materials, innovative processing techniques and the new development model within the Swiss watchmaking industry. The panel discussions will feature leading industry figures, including master watchmaker Dominique Renaud.
Current developments in technology and microtechnology (EPMT) will also be covered in the panel discussions, with exciting debates about developments in 3D printing, the astonishing prospects for 4D printing and new laser technologies.
Over 285 exhibitors from the medical technology segment (SMT) were present in 2016, making the EPHJ-EPMT-SMT Show the leading event in Switzerland for the medtech sector. BioAlps and the Inartis Foundation will be hosting an area showcasing Health Valley in Western Switzerland. The life science valley is home to 935 companies, which provide 25,000 jobs, including 5,000 research posts, in a region that is becoming a world leader within the sector.
The organisers have created a dedicated space for start-ups with a view to welcoming young high-precision companies.
The EPHJ-EPMT-SMT Show still places a special emphasis on innovation through the Exhibitors Grand Prix 2017, which will be awarded to the most promising project from all submissions.
For more information: www.ephj.ch