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It would have once again been the world's largest trade fair for medical technology - the Medica in Düsseldorf. Content of the trade fair: devices for medical imaging, devices for therapeutic purposes and, last but not least, Covid-19 in focus: laboratory technology. However it turned out differently: the organizers of the trade fair and the manufacturers of the high-tech exhibits could only come together virtually - the understanding for this was most probably nowhere greater than in the community of the medical industry - and therefore the first virtual MEDICA and COMPAMED was a huge success.