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dii GmbH Joined The Economist Intelligence Unit

data information intelligence (dii), a leading player within the IVD and medical imaging market research and consulting industry in Europe, becomes part of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) as of October 1st 2018.

“We are very excited and proud to join the EIU”, says Kathrin Franke, CEO of data information intelligence GmbH. “Our approach is data driven, research-intensive and unbiased. Combined with the portfolio and scale of the EIU we will be able to provide more comprehensive solutions for global clients within the healthcare market. In particular the combination of dii’s Continuous Molecular Market Assessment and IVD database in Europe and EIU’s IVD Gateway in Asia and Latin America will deliver global data and insights to enable effective strategic planning of a whole industry. We are very pleased to join EIU to bring in our skills to combine data and analysis with macroeconomic data and industry knowledge.”

About the Economist Intelligence Unit

The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU) is the world's leading resource for economic and business research, forecasting and analysis. It provides accurate and impartial intelligence for companies, government agencies, financial institutions and academic organisations around the globe, inspiring business leaders to act with confidence since 1946. The EIU products include its flagship Country Reports service, providing political and economic analysis for 189 countries, and a portfolio of subscription-based data and forecasting services.

The company also undertakes bespoke research, analysis and consulting projects on individual markets and business sectors. More information is available at

The EIU is headquartered in London, UK, with offices in more than 40 cities and a network of some 750 country experts and analysts worldwide. It operates independently as the business-to-business arm of The Economist Group, the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs.

About data information intelligence GmbH

data information intelligence (dii) is a global consultancy and market research institute with focus on the diagnostic market, medical devices and imaging. It supports strategic business decisions for companies who need to measure market potential, develop market models, identify user demands and evaluate the validity of new product and business concepts.

This enables their clients to minimize risks and convert business opportunities into commercial successes.