LOS ANGELES, May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon announced today that it is forming an alliance with ITG Market Research, as leaders in their respective businesses, to create a paradigm shift in the type of medical device industry trend data that is currently available. ITG Market Research, a division of ITG, specializes in delivering the highest quality healthcare market intelligence quickly by combining survey results with empirical data to deliver innovative syndicated and customer reporting. ITG Market Research's market knowledge, combined with UBM Canon's medical device leading brands such as Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI), Qmed, Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) and MEDTEC, will provide an unparalleled source for industry data.
"Our alliance with ITG Market Research will allow for a highly recognized data source that has the capability to capture a comprehensive view of the medtech industry," stated Stephen Corrick, Senior Vice President and Executive Director at UBM Canon Media. "Our audience, as well as advertiser and exhibitor communities have indicated a shared desire to gain access to a complete market analysis – tying together both quantitative and qualitative aspects. This analysis, combined with our comprehensive editorial staff of 16 professionals around the world, is able to provide a best in class offering in collaboration with the team at ITG Market Research."
UBM Canon's brands are significant leaders in their markets, both regionally and internationally. ITG Market Research's primary and secondary research within the medical device space will serve as the core for the editorial commentary that will continue to drive the global medtech industry.
"We recognize the importance of this vital but underserved market sector," said Christina Brown, Director of ITG Market Research. "Our expertise in similar innovative verticals, such as mobile, is the basis for our strong analysis with a highly differentiated offering. I'm very proud of the quality of medical device data that will soon be made available. There is a shift in the medical device industry where research and data is becoming essential to help manufacturing and packaging companies stay a step ahead of their competition and avoid the costly pitfalls of assumption. The alliance we are forming with UBM Canon will help fill the medtech industry data void."
About UBM Canon
UBM Canon LLC, the leading B2B media company dedicated exclusively to the global $3.0 trillion advanced manufacturing sector, helps support the flow of information, commerce and innovation in such sophisticated segments as medical devices and pharmaceutical development. UBM Canon also addresses cutting-edge developments in broader areas of advanced engineering design and manufacturing, and manufacturing processes and packaging. UBM Canon is part of UBM plc (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.
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