Call for Participation: Sino-Dutch Workshop on Medical Device Regulation and Investment


The size of the medical devices market in China was 800 billion RMB (103 billion EUR) in 2019. The compound annual growth rate of the market was 13.6%  through the year of 2016 to 2020, according to the Planning of Chinese Medical Equipment Industry (2021-2025) .  The Chinese medical care market and industry will continue to open up for international cooperation, according to the newly released China National 14th Five Year Plan (2021-2025).

In order to better support the Dutch LSH business community, especially medical technology/device companies in this case, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Beijing, the Consulate General in Shanghai,  together with the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA), are organizing an online + offline workshop on Medical Device Regulation and Investment at the  China International Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF), which will be held 13th -16th May in Shanghai.

The target audience is mainly Dutch life science and health companies (especially medical technology/device companies), who have a business interest in/with China.

Key Chinese industry players will share their insights, in terms of regulatory framework in China, as well as their business interest when working with foreign SMEs. During the workshop, you will have the opportunity to raise not only your interests, but also your concerns and questions, and discuss them with key industry players and Chinese investors.

You are warmly invited to register your participation in this workshop (tentative agenda enclosed) via the link.

If you are interested in promoting your company among Chinese industry players, you are invited to submit your company profiles either in English version before  12th April, or in Chinese version before 15th April, to the email .The company profiles received before above mentioned deadlines, will be promoted via the official CMEF communication channels.

If you have questions about the workshop, please don’t hesitate to email us via



Please be informed that prior to this workshop, a session (8hr-9:30hr, same online platform/channel)  will be organized focusing on Chinese companies interested to invest in the Netherlands. If you would like to know more information about this session, please contact NFIA by



Venue: Online + Offline @ CMEF in Shanghai

Participants: Dutch LSH (especially medical technology & device) companies who are interested in the Chinese market


Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Beijing

Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Shanghai

Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA) in Shanghai

Supported by:

China Association for Medical Devices Industry (CAMDI)

Beijing Medical Robotics Industry Innovation Center  (IMC)


Moderated by Mr. Nico Schiettekatte, Counsellor for Health, Welfare and Sport


Friday 14th May 2021
NL Time Topic By
9:30 – 9:45 Participants in NL getting Ready for the Zoom meeting All
9:45 – 9:50 Welcome remark Mr. Nico Schiettekatte, Counsellor for Health, Welfare and Sport,

Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

9:50 – 10:05 The development perspective of the medical device industry in China Mr. Jiang Feng

Executive Chairman of China Association for Medical Device Industry (CAMDI),

Director of China Strategic Alliance of Medical Device Innovation

10:05 – 10:25 Roadmap for Dutch medical device products entering the Chinese market-  a regulatory perspective Ms. Vicky Li, Vice President,

Beijing Medical Robotics Industry Innovation Center

10:25 – 10:40 General Procedures for setting up a legal entity in China Ms. Xiaoyi Liu, Partner

DeHeng Law Firm

10:40 – 11:05 Panel discussion: General practice of investing in foreign projects –  Chinese investors’ perspective 1) Helen Yang, VP, Medical Device Division,  Fosun Pharma

2) George Li, founding partner,  Proxima venture

3) Vivienne Zhang, Director Healthcare & Life Science, China Renaissance Group 


11:05 – 11:15 Q & A All participants
  End of the Program