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November 2015
MDD & IVDD update

EU Medical Devices and In Vitro Diagnostics Regulations

Trilogue discussions continue to take place on the Medical Devices (MD) and In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices (IVD) Regulations

Members information

New members join Eucomed


Eucomed welcomes Elixir Medical, Medline and Cardinal Health as new members



In Short

Clinical evidence

The introduction of clinical evidence is an essential component of the upcoming IVD Regulation and will have a crucial impact on the IVD sector.


New EDMA position paper on IVD kits

EDMA aims to set a common ground for the perception and terminology of IVD kits in its newly published position paper


MedTech Europe event: Medtech Discoveries 9 – 12 November 2015

MedTech Europe will be holding its first EU exhibition on the European Parliament’s esplanade from 9 to 12 of November!


Total hip replacement study

Results of the University of Exeter Medical School and CERGAS Bocconi University project “Cost-effectiveness of timely versus delayed primary total hip replacement in Germany” presented via poster at DKVF 2015.


Valuable European HTA cooperation for medtech

Ahead of the European HTA Network meeting that took place on 29 October in Paris, the Medical Technology industries reflected on the European HTA cooperation so far and identified several concerns.


MedTech Europe newsletter new format

As you may have noticed the MedTech Europe newsletter has gone through a few changes.



What’s with all the unnecessary complexity on the medical device revision?

Events & Trainings
09 Nov 15 - 12 Nov 15

MedTech Discoveries

02 Dec 15 - 04 Dec 15

European MedTech Forum 2015

24 May 16 - 26 May 16

Global MedTech Compliance Conference (GMTCC)
In the media

The Telegraph

New blood test tracks cancer mutations


3D-Printed Plastic Microscope Improves Care of World's Rural Poor


Implant Beats Out Nonsurgical Method to Treat Joint Pain


Dechoker device to replace the Heimlich manoeuvre