Dubai- Duphat 2015

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Duphat 2015


DUPHAT – Dubai International Pharmaceuticals & Technologies Conference & Exhibition

Date:  8 – 10 March 2015

Venue: Sheikh Rashid Hall, Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre



DUPHAT is the premier Pharmaceutical and Technology event in the Middle East launched in 1995 by INDEX® Conferences and Exhibitions Org. Est., a member of INDEX Holding in collaboration with the government through the Dubai Health Authority with the aim to provide a high-quality conference and a wide-ranging exhibition. The event is held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance, UAE and President of Dubai Health Authority. DUPHAT 2015 – The 20th Dubai International Pharmaceuticals & Technologies Conference & Exhibition has developed to be one of the most recognized and significant pharmaceutical event in the Middle East and North Africa.

green-pointWhy Dubai?

Dubai allows you to reach the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and Asia through the UAE market which is characterized by the following:

  • UAE drug market expenditure was AED 2.17bn ($ 0.74bn) in 2007 which is expected to reach AED 4.13bn ($ 1.12bn) by the end of 2012
  • Pharmaceutical market has high growth potential due to stable and favourable regulatory and political environment in the UAE
  • Increasing public and private wealth fuelled by the oil boom and strong healthcare infrastructure
  • Establishment of Free Zones and a favourable investment climate to explore the emerging regional opportunities
  • Drug consumption in the MENA region accounts for about 1.5% of the global total or around $ 9bn
  • The UAE is 2nd in the region in terms of capital invested in the Pharma sector
  • Reliant on imports with more than 72 countries exporting Pharma products to UAE
  • Highest-priced market in the region
  • The pharmaceutical industry in the UAE also benefits from re-export markets as Iran, Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia which are the major buyers of re-exported pharmaceuticals from the UAE
 No. of Exhibitors 420 Companies
Area Covered 10000 sqm
No. of Visitors & Participants 18,000
No. of Countries Represented 73
Countries Participating:
Algeria, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, China, Denmark, Egypt, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, The Netherlands, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, UK, USA, Vietnam and Yemen
Percentage of Exhibitors 72%
[ who would be joining next year]
Percentage of Visitors [ who proclaimed DUPHAT was an excellent place for establishing new contacts, launching new products, expanding new markets and finding new clients, agents, distributors and importers.] 85%
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