ZIMMER BIOMET OPENS DUBAI INNOVATION HUB AS DEMAND FOR ORTHOPEDIC ROBOTICS AND TECHNOLOGY INCREASES
Zimmer Biomet Holdings , a global medical technology leader , has opened a new Innovation Hub in Dubai to showcase the company ’ s advanced technologies , surgical robotics and implants to healthcare customers .
“ Our customers can now get close to our solutions and better understand how Zimmer Biomet ’ s technology and data can improve healthcare efficiency and patient outcomes ,” said Wilfred van Zuilen , President , Zimmer Biomet EMEA .
In early 2023 , Zimmer Biomet opened a new office in Dubai to serve increasing demand from hospitals and clinics in the Middle East , North Africa and Turkey ( MENAT ).
Marwan Abdulaziz Janahi , Senior Vice President of the Dubai Science Park , part of TECOM Group PJSC , said : “ Dubai is on the fast track to becoming a primary healthcare destination . Digital Transformation and innovation of medical technology are allowing Dubai to raise the bar for healthcare excellence , especially with the new R & D Program boosting those efforts .
Dubai Science Park is playing a key part in this ambition . Our community of leading science , biotechnology and biopharmaceutical companies are enhancing the sector with advanced technologies and research fields and the new innovation hub by Zimmer Biomet will strengthen Dubai ' s impact .”
“ Zimmer Biomet ’ s Dubai Innovation Hub is the next step in our investment in the region and it demonstrates our commitment to helping customers maintain momentum during a transformative period in healthcare ,” added Erik Antos , Vice President , Zimmer Biomet Emerging Markets .
“ At the Dubai Innovation Hub , customers will learn more about the increasing expectations of patients for personal and connected digital experiences and how we deliver data-driven insights that help increase efficiency , alleviate pain for patients and improve the quality of life for people around the world ,” said Antos .
A central part of the company ’ s offering , ZBEdge combines multiple
Zimmer Biomet technologies , implants and services to offer a unique medtech platform in orthopaedics .
“ ZBEdge , Zimmer Biomet ’ s suite of integrated digital technologies , robotics , implants and consultancy services now have the power to work together , gathering and sharing data across the whole patient pathway ,” said Farah Hamdan , General Manager , Zimmer Biomet MENAT .
In the pursuit for optimised care , surgeons and care teams can make decisions for individual patients with data-derived clinical insights and precise technologies , in the operating room and at every other phase of care .
ZBEdge can help to improve efficiency by connecting technologies , streamlining communication and automating workflows . Care teams benefit from realtime understanding of their hospital ’ s performance and are in a better position to realise opportunities to unlock efficiencies and optimise outcomes .
“ By connecting Zimmer Biomet digital technologies , robotics , implants and services , we aim to empower surgeons , administrators and patients with solutions that are smarter , faster and better ,” added Hamdan .
The MENAT region is an important customer base for Zimmer Biomet , with a significant uptick in interest and adoption of its healthcare technologies over the past 10 years . �
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