News and Events
01.01.2021 a new star is borne
GWZ International is now focusing on a new venture: PowerQube by SOOMIQ offers an advanced solution for recycling of unused industrial process heat into electricity with the highest efficiency and to avoid CO2. For more information taka a look at www.powerqube.net.
30.09.2018 OncoMed-Solutions and ZAP Surgical Systems sign Distribution Agreement
OncoMed-Solutions GmbH, Switzerland, has announced the partnership with ZAP Surgical Systems, USA, to distribute the next generation radiosurgical system, the ZAP-X, for Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia. The ZAP-X allows to treat intracranial tumours in a never seen usability and efficiency.
29.06.2018 Zap-X will be built in the U.S.
President Trump, Prof. Adler and Foxconn CEO Terry Gou besides the new Zap-X radiosurgery system, which will be manufactured at the new Foxconn Racine complex in Wisconsin. The Zap-X was developed by the inventor of the revolutionary CyberKnife robotic radiosurgery system, Prof John Adler, and is designed to ablate tumors and other lessions of the brain and head & neck. The Zap-X is self-shielded (no bunker needed).
12.06.2018 OncoMed-Solutions and Xcision Medical Systems sign Distribution Agreement
OncoMed-Solutions has signed an exclusive distribution agreement for Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Poland for the distribution of the new GammaPod system, the world first stereotactic radiotherapy system optimized for treating breast cancer.
For more information see www.oncomed-solutions.com
06.05.2017 ESTRO 36 in Vienna, Austria
OncoMed-Solutions has attended ESTRO 36, the annual European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology event to meet product and and distribution partners for the OncoMed-Solutions core products and solutions, e.g. ZEISS Meditec with their innovative INTRABEAM system for intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) for Breast Cancer.
29.09.2016 Minister for International Trade and Industry of Malaysia in Munich - Seminar "Robotic in Healthcare" - Hong Kong
Meeting with Dato' Sri Mustapa, Minister for International Trade and Industry of Malaysia about investment opportunities in innovative healthcare projects in Malaysia and with Prof. Norman Tien, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, during the Seminar "Robotic in Healthcare" to discuss opportunities for OEM production in Hong Kong. Nicholas W. Yang, the Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region said that to fully grasp the opportunites of the "Made in China 2025" strategy, one of the mandates of Hong Kong Government is to drive the "re-industrialisation" of Hong Kong by focusing on robotics, healthy ageing and smart city.
13.06.2016 Bavarian - Togolese Economic Day with President Gnassingbé
The President of the Republic of Togo and his cabinet have attented the Bavarian - Togelese Economic Day at the Bavarian Ministry of Economy, Media, Energy and Technology. GWZ was able to talk with responsible persons from the Ministries to discuss a cooperation in the set-up of diagnostic imaging and radiotherapy centers structured as Public Private Partnership projects in Togo.
09.03.2016 9th Arab-German Health Forum in Munich
The Arab countries have ambitious plans to develop and reform their health sectors, especially the GCC countries. The healthcare market is presumed to increase by an average of 12% annually to a market volume of US$ 69 billion by the year 2018. GWZ has participated on this forum to evaluate possible partnerships and projects in the oncology sector.
26.10.2015 OncoMed-Solutions GmbH, Switzerland, signed strategic partnership agreement with new linac manufacturer for radiation-therapy solutions
The new linear accelerator from UJP HITEC Systems S.A. is a clinical efficient and cost effective solution newly designed and adapted for emerging markets to fight against cancer.
09.09.2015 15th International Economic Forum on Africa
With the German-African Business Summit on 8th September and the 15th International Economic Forum on Africa on 9th September, two important events focussed on the development of Africa took place in Berlin. The Ministers of Foreign Affairs, for Economic Affairs and Energy and for Economic Cooperation and Development of the Federal Republic of Germany, the former President of Germany, Horst Köhler, the President of Ghana, several African ministers and Kofi Annan, the former UN Secretary-General, have participated. Stefan Graber, Managing Director GWZ International Investment Management Co., Ltd. had the opportunity to meet Mr. John Dramani Mahama, the President of the Republic of Ghana personally and highlighted the opportunity to bring nuclear medicine technology (state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging) to Ghana.
16.07.2015 Platcom Ventures and GWZ have signed a Memorandum of Understanding
PlaTCOM Ventures Sdn Bhd and GWZ International Investment Management Co., Ltd. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate on the evaluation of cross-border technology transfer, commercialization and technology matchmaking opportunities of innovative enterprises and projects introduced by GWZ to PlaTCOM in their function as the National Technology Commercialisation Platform of Malaysia. PlaTCOM provides end-to-end facilitation in the entire commercialization process including technology matching, technology transfer and capacity building to public universities, research institutes, inventors, entrepreneurs, investors and industry stakeholders. PlaTCOM is a wholly subsidiary of Agensi Inovasi Malaysia.
09.06.2015 18th Arab-German Business Forum
Dr. Tawfig Fawzan Alrabiah, Minister of Commerce and Industry of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Sigmar Gabriel, German Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy have participated at the 18th Arab-German Business Forum in Berlin. GWZ has used this leading business platform between Germany and the Arab world for intensive networking with already established and new business partners from Middle East.
20.04.2015 MED-SPECTRUM launches rebrand to OncoMed-Solutions
Our cooperation partner MED-SPECTRUM, the leading pan-European and Asian provider of oncology solutions, has announced a rebranding, selecting OncoMed-Solutions as its new global brand name. OncoMed-Solutions, Switzerland, provide personalized, innovative solutions in oncology (nuclear medicine and treatment including radiation therapy) with the most efficient clinical usability, designed and adapted to the requirements of emerging countries. GWZ together with OncoMed-Solutions is currently the only company offering a complete solution for customers in the oncology field - from an unique mini-cyclotron with an economic PET/CT up to a new designed linear accelerator with revolutionary clinical workflow efficiency and the most cost effective solution in radiation therapy. OncoMed-Solutions operates in Eastern Europe, South Europe, Middle East and in Asia including China and India.
Central Asian Forum of Nuclear Medicine 2015
Our cooperation partner MED-SPECTRUM is pleased to invite you to the first Central Asian Forum of Nuclear Medicine which will be held on the 12th and 13th May, 2015 in the "KORME" exhibition centre in Astana, Kazakhstan. MED-SPECTRUM with support of the Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Nazarbayev University will organize this exhibition - the first Central Asian Forum on Nuclear Medicine.
16.12.2014 Opening Ceremony of the liaison office in Munich of the German-Qingdao Eco-Park, China
GWZ has participated at the opening ceremony and was invited to introduce the Qingdao-German Center of Excellence in Oncology Project at the German-Qingdao Eco-Park to Government authorities. The German-Qingdao Eco-Park Project is the only one industry park project in China, where the Federal Republic of Germany and the People's Republic of China is directly involved.
07.10.2014 Conference "German-Ukrainian relations in Medicine and Pharmaceutics" in Kharkiv
The Honorary Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany in Kharkiv has invited GWZ to participate on the conference by video conference to report about innovation in medical technology. At this conference, also the newly founded "Ukrainian-German Medical Association" with their partners Kharkiv National Medical University, Association of Neonatologists and the Kharkiv Center for Radiodiagnostics was introduced.
28.08.2014 Visit of a delegation from Singapore at the Saphir Radiosurgery Center in Frankfurt/Main
For practical evaluation of the CyberKnife technology a delegation from Economic Development Innovations Singapore (EDIS) has visited the Saphir Radiosurgery Center in Frankfurt/Main. EDIS is co-developer of a large new international technology park in Penang, Malaysia which will have a state-of-the art medical institution. Advanced technology in the medical sector like the CyberKnife system is of potential interest for EDIS for their upcoming integrated townships in Malaysia and Brazil.
07.07.2014 Entrepreneur Congress Germany - Russia - Ukraine
Despite the tight political situation, leading entrepreneurs, bank CEO's and politicians have participated on this congress. Among others, Alexey Mordashov, CEO of Severstal, Dr. Vitaly Yusofov, CEO Nordic Yards, Igor Yushko, CEO Sberbank, Roman Shpek, Alfa Bank Ukraine, Prof. Madina Jarbussynova, OSZE project coordinator for the Ukraine, Dr. Vladislav Belov from the Russian Academy of Sciences, Prof. Zverev from the Russian Ambassy in Berlin and Alexey Likhachev, Deputy Minister for economic development of the Russian Federation have participated on this congress. GWZ hat the opportunity to discuss with some attendees about business opportunities in Ukraine and Russia with regard to the current situation.
23.06.2014 Cooperation between GWZ and MED-SPECTRUM
GWZ and MED-SPECTRUM have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in the implementation of international oncology projects along German clinical standards and selling pre-owned medical equipment for diagnostics and cancer treatment. More information see under www.med-spectrum.com.
05.06.2014 17th Arab-German Business Forum in Berlin
More than 600 decision makers participated on the Arab-German Business Forum, organized by GHORFA Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry and this year's partner country Jordan. There was the opportunity to meet H.E. Dr. Al-Tal, the Ambassador of Jordan and the Ambassadors, representants of Chamber of Commerces and Managing Directors and Chairmen of Arabic enterprises and institutions.
04.06.2014 Trade and Industry Secretary Gregory Domingo of the Philippines at Deutsche Bank Frankfurt
On invitation of the Embassy of the Philippines, Stefan Graber had the opportunity for a private meeting with Trade and Industry Secretary Gregory Domingo and Undersecretary Ponciano Manalo of the Philippines at Deutsche Bank Frankfurt. Especially their interest in advanced health technology and services in cancer treatment for the people of the Philippines and to strengthen high-quality "health tourism" opportunities was in the focus of the discussion with the two Ministers.
27.05.2014 Working visit of Mr. Taavi Roivas, Prime Minister of Estonia
at the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Munich. GWZ had the chance to discuss with the Prime Minister and with members of the delegation of Estonian enterprises about potential business opportunities.
17.03.2014 Visit of Oncologists of ONCOL at the CyberKnife Center Northern Germany
Radiotherapy and medical physics experts of the National Institute of Oncology of Hungary (ONCOL) have visited the CyberKnife Center Northern Germany and the UKSH (University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein) in Kiel to evaluate opportunities for cooperation in radiosurgery and new joint projects.
13.02.2014, African Ambassadors Dialogue
Welcome address Prof. Jürgen E. Schrempp and B-2-B Networking with the African Ambassadors and Economic Counsellors in Berlin, Haus der Deutschen Wirtschaft. Organized by the North Africa Middle East Initiative of German Business (NMI) and Southern Africa Initiative of German Business (SAFRI).
31.01.2014, Nano World Cancer Day 2014
Under the patronage of the European Technology Platform (ETO), the Nano World Cancer Day 2014, a European multi-sites event in 13 countries simultaneously, took place at the University Clinic in Erlangen. GWZ has participated on this scientific top event to learn more about the current status and future developments in nanomedicine for early diagnosis of cancer, accurate cancer imaging and for cancer therapy and drug delivery. The use of iron oxide nanoparticles and Magnetic Particle Imaging were two focus areas.
20.10. - 01.11.2013, Presidential Management Training Programme, Russia
Stefan Graber was invited to participate on the Presidential Management Training Programme of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Economic Development in cooperation with the German GIZ/Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology. Several meetings with the Medical Center in Voronezh, the Minister of Health of Kaluga region and the Minister of Health of Tula region were arranged to evaluate opportunities for a cooperation in the field of clinical training for medical physicists and specialists, support in the clinical-technical planning of new CyberKnife cancer treatment centers and university partnerships between German and Russian universities and medical research/science and technology institutes.
08.10.2013, German-Russian Economy Conference
On invitation of Deutsche Bank, the Gouverneur of the Tula Region in Russia has presented his region and the business environment. GWZ had the opportunity to talk with Gouverneur Vladimir Gruzdev and Denis Tikhonov, Vice-Chairman of the Government about cancer treatment in the Tula region and the CyberKnife project.
19.09.2013, Security and Fire Prevention in Kazakhstan
Evaluation of business opportunities for German enterprises in the security and fire prevention industry together with respresentatives of the Kazakh Ministry of Internal Affairs.
24.06.2013, Presentation of the Region Krasnodar
GWZ had the opportunity for a private conversation with Vice-Governor Nikolaj V. Buturlakin to discuss the CyberKnife cancer treatment project for the Krasnodar region. Furthermore a meeting with Alexander Tkachenko, First Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Strategic Development has taken place.
04.06.2013, Health Business in Russia
"Health Business in Russia Forum" at the Bavarian State Ministry of the Environment and Public Health in Munich with participants from Russia and Germany and focus on the health-partnership Bavaria - Krasnoyarsk.
02.05.2013, 6th Arab-German Health Forum
More than 200 decision-makers from business and politics have discussed the latest developments and business trends in the healthcare sector. Organized by Ghorfa Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Siemens AG.
22. - 23.04.2013, 4th Economic Conference Central Asia
The 4th Economic Conference Central Asia has taken place at Deutscher Industrie- and Handelskammertag in Berlin. Numerous Ministers and government representatives from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Mongolia have discussed developments and opportunities in the agro-industry and the segments mining and healthcare.
14.02.2013, African Ambassadors Dialogue with Business
Organized by the Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft and Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag (DIHK) with Cornela Pieper, Minister of State, Federal Foreign Office and the Ambassadors and Counsellors of 54 African countries.
23.01.2013, New Year reception in the Federal Foreign Office
New Year reception of the OMV in the Federal Foreign Office with S.E. David Narmania, Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development of the Republic of Georgia and the ambassadors from Eastern Europe and the Russian Federation.