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MDR and IVDR workshop at Advamed on 4 December

At Advamed’s San Jose MedTech Conference this year it was quite a surprise for me to see how many US companies are still not doing what is necessary to become compliant with the MDR and the IVDR in time. In the EU MDR session at that conference about 5% of the audience raised their hand […]

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The notified body conundrum

In my recent post about potential mass extinction in the EU IVD market as a result of the IVDR and the limited number of notified bodies that look to be applying for IVDR status (and the incredulous reactions that I received) I though it would be a good idea to update on notified bodies in […]

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EU MDR / IVDR Regulatory Cassandra

Sometimes you have days that you feel like Cassandra. I had a Cassandra moment after moderating the MDR panel at the Advamed MedTech Conference on 25 September. Cassandra was a lady from mythological heritage. She made the Greek god Apollo angry by changing her mind to be his girlfriend after he had granted her the […]

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IVDR, IVDs and mass extinction

More interesting things from the RAPS Convergence conference. If you do anything in the IVD sector in Europe and did not attend that conference, that’s a pity. The program on EU IVD regulation was truly outstanding. I do not often see such a good program on EU IVD regulation in one place – if you […]