So, it took a while but the devices have finally landed. During the EPSCO council of 1 December it was confirmed that the medical devices policy has indeed moved to DG ENTR. I have also heard Commission officials tasked with medical devices at DG SANCO say they are in transition now.
It also became clear that the ambitious Italian pre-pack first reading plan had failed because no common position was reached. The progress report for the meeting was approved and the Italian presidency expressed the hope that [...] « Read the rest of this article on