view this email in your browser



December 2015
MDD & IVDD update

Advocacy activities related to MD and IVD Regulations


Since the start of the trilogue negotiations representatives of the Luxembourg presidency, the EU Parliament and Commission met on three occasions.

MedTech Europe exhibition

Medical Technology at the European Parliament


From 9-12 November medical technology was placed at the heart of European policy making. During the three days more than 300 people visited the exhibition.


In Short

REACH authorisation of Tritons

Joint letter regarding the impact of the REACH authorisation of Tritons upon the in vitro diagnostic medical device, pharmaceutical, clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine sectors.


Reimbursement and HTA challenges for companion diagnostics in Europe

Companion diagnostics face many challenges to achieve reimbursement and recognition of the value of diagnostic information they provide in the overall diagnostic-therapeutic package. 


Call for case studies on patient involvement in the design, development and assessment of medical technology

Medtech companies may directly involve different types of users, more particularly patients and carers, at many stages of medical technology design, development and assessment processes.



"My 5 predictions for the medical technology industry in 2016" by Serge Bernasconi, CEO MedTech Europe, EDMA & Eucomed

Events & Trainings
02 December - 04 December 2015

European MedTech Forum 2015

24 May - 26 May 2016

Global MedTech Compliance Conference (GMTCC)

In the media

MedCity News

5 medical devices featured in TIME’s Best Inventions of 2015

The guardian

Fever Scout: the wearable thermometer for kids that's like a digital Mary Poppins


Affordable New Test Seeks To Reveal Hidden Reservoirs Of Malaria


New Test Detects Over 25 Biomarkers in One Drop of Dried Blood