Medical instrument industry
As there is increasing aging population and growing interest on health and wellbeing, the importance of medical instrument is being emphasized as high value added industry. While health and medical industry is being rapidly globalized, fostering medical instrument industry in combination with domestic IT technologies will be great advantage in obtaining international competitiveness.
We have pointed out that enhancement of competitiveness in domestic medical instrument industry requires consistent investment including on-going investment on R&D, fostering medium and large enterprises, fostering specialists. It is time to invest on R&D in selected areas, develop the world leading products, and expand scale in specialized areas in order to improve international competitiveness.