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Paul Brooks, Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS), discusses the impact of European Medical Device Regulation on currently marketed medical devices and offers guidance for manufacturers. more

15 Jun 2017 12:10 Opinion

Two proposed regulations on medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVDs) will be adopted by the European Commission by the end of May. more

19 Jan 2017 14:15 News

Analysis made by consulting firm Frost and Sullivan has predicted the expected growth to be made in the healthcare sector. more

2 Jan 2017 09:00 News

EU agrees to tougher rules on authorisation and surveillance of medical devices and in vitro medical devices more

1 Jun 2016 12:17 News

Roche's Diabetes Care has signed a deal with Senseonics, an implantable glucose sensor company, to sell its Eversense continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system in some European countries more

26 May 2016 12:26 News

Sterilisation specialist, Steris Ast, reveals investment plans to support the European medical device industry more

26 Feb 2016 10:26 Opinion

The UK takes the lead position when it comes to patent filings for point-of-care diagnostics in Europe, according to new research from Landon IP. more

9 Jul 2015 11:00 News

The annual MedPharmPlast Europe Conference brought together 60 leaders and experts from the whole European medical devices and pharmaceutical packaging supply chain at the Clariant Innovation Centre in Frankfurt. more

2 Jul 2015 11:00 News

Medical device manufacturers will be subject to stiffer safety and performance rules, under the proposals backed by EU ministers on the 29 June. more

1 Jul 2015 10:01 News

European Union regulations that date back to the 1900’s are currently under reform. more

24 Jun 2015 12:17 News

The Alliance was formed in response to series force majeure declarations by some of the leading EU polymer suppliers leading to shortage of material on the European market. more

18 Jun 2015 13:57 News

The EU Parliament has voted in favour of reforms to the CE marking procedure for medical devices. Eucomed has severely criticised the move saying it "brings unnecessarily delays in lifesaving medical technology". more

25 Sep 2013 19:24 News

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Going the extra mile sometimes means doing more than the regulators ask. Oftentimes, companies look to get away with as little as possible. Sam Anson examines examples in this spectrum in the medical device sector. more

24 Apr 2013 18:42 Opinion

As the EC proposes an much needed overhaul of the medical device manufacturing industry, Sam Anson outlines the basics of the proposal as well as some of the issues with the current suggestions. more

24 Apr 2013 14:32 Opinion

As a voice for companies involved in medical plastics, it is essential that Medical Plastics News employs diplomacy wherever there is a potential conflict of interest. more

31 Jan 2013 20:27 Opinion

Sam Anson talks to regulation expert Neil Armstrong on the political side of the proposed amendments to Europe's medical device regulations. more

18 Nov 2012 00:00 Opinion

Going green: The 2014 European Bioplastics Conference will explore new feedstocks and issues surrounding the classification of 'bio-based' materials and applications. more

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