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MedTech Monthly

March 2017
MedTech Europe joins 125 manufacturers on a Joint Declaration on the EU Industrial Strategy

"Good and efficient regulation can help SMEs blossom and this should be our ambition.”

125+ manufacturers across industry sectors call for the European Commission to adopt and implement an Action Plan to tackle challenges to the industrial sectors.


The Standing Men received the ‘Highly Commended’ at the European Association Awards!

“Refreshing approach, great partnership, good angle on networking."

On Friday 24 February MedTech Europe won the award of “Highly Commended” in the category of Best Networking Event for The Standing Men: Technologies for Life at European Association Awards!

In Short

GMTCC: It’s time to register!

New speakers confirmed their attendance at the Global MedTech Compliance Conference (GMTCC). In addition to President and CEO of Olympus, Nacho Abia, will be speaking Prof. Sylvie C. Bleker-van Eyk, Professor at the Free University of Amsterdam; MedTech Europe Board member Antonio La Regina, Convatec’s President EMEA and Nicola Bedlington, Secretary General of the European Patient Forum.


1st MedTech pilots initiated using the MEAT Value Based Procurement tool in Spain

The MEAT Value Based Procurement initiative is entering a new phase. Following an initial phase of building and promoting the MEAT VBP concept and framework (2015-2016) the community of practice (procurers, medtech industry representatives and other health care stakeholders) is now entering the phase of usage of the framework in practice and of building practical experience.


MedTech Europe supporting global innovative start-ups in Diabetes Care at ATTD 2017!

MedTech Europe joined thousands of representatives from industry, SMEs, patients and academia at the 10th International Conference on Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD 2017) in Paris last week!


New ECDC report on AMR shows resistance remains high

The findings in the latest report on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in bacteria from ECDC and EFSA underline the serious threat AMR poses to public and animal health.


MedTech Europe at the Dutch NEVI Zorgcongres presented the “MEAT Value Based Procurement”

The 2017 NEVI congress took place on 2 February 2017 and focused on the changes in care and the consequences for purchasing and purchasers.


MedTech Views

Stress-busting app keeps employees healthy – and boosts productivity


Sensors, artificial intelligence and big data are not only changing healthcare, they are transforming the workplace and may even reinvent the insurance sector.

Events & Trainings
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