News

EU joint Market Surveillance Project 2014 - 2020

(June 19, 2015) The European Commission (EC) has market surveillance on its list of priorities. The Competent Authorities for Medical Devices (CAMD) group recognizes that there is a lot of merit in member states (MS) working together on market surveillance. Advantages of collaborative working are the power of rolling out…

ISO 13485 (ISO/TC 210)

 (June 11, 2015) It is expected that the Final DIS (FDIS.2) of the ISO 13485:201x will be approved during the ISO/TC 210 WG1 meeting scheduled in November 14-20, 2015 (Denver, US). So, final publication of the medical device ISO 13485 scheme will be properly somewhere in Q1/2016. There‚Äôs good and…

Medical Device Regulations - Update

On the 19th of June 2015, the Council agreed the substance of its negotiating stance on two draft regulations aimed at modernizing EU rules on medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices. This is a step towards providing the presidency with a mandate to start talks with the European…

Changing role of notified bodies in the process to obtain CE mark

(June 10, 2015) Our analysis of recent published survey - which was initiated by the European Association Medical Device Notified Bodies (TEAM NB) - identified continuous trends towards of:  increasing number of certificates being withdrawn;  decreasing number of new conformity certificates issued; and  increasing number of staff (fte's). A more…

Revisited proposals for the MDR and IVDR

Existing proposals for integration of a variety of regulations into standardized Medical Devices Regulations (MDR) and In Vitro Diagnostic Devices Regulations (IVDR) will provide a stable regulatory framework for the coming decades! Our Whitepaper concerning 'Revision of the EU Medical Devices Regulations' discusses the most important and relevant items within…
Page 3 of 3

Whitepaper