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R&I

MedTech Europe publishes reflection paper on Innovation in Medical Technologies

Posted on 15.10.2020

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A Vision for a Digitally Enabled Diabetes Care in Europe

MedTech Europe Publishes Vision Paper Compiling Expert Insights on the Future of Diabetes Care in Europe

Posted on 08.09.2020

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R&I

Joint Statement on the Health Innovation Partnership Proposal (3 August 2020)

Posted on 03.08.2020

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COVID19

IVD Industry Calls for Clear Testing Protocols to Prepare for the Winter Season during the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on 30.07.2020

In vitro diagnostic (IVD) tests are an indispensable part in managing many types of infectious diseases. The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that the diagnostic industry continues to play a role in dealing with this global health emergency.

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New medtech regulations

MedTech Europe urges EU authorities to make IVD Regulation implementation workable

Posted on 09.07.2020

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COVID19

COVID-19 recovery: Guidance for the Re-entry of Medical Technology Representatives in Healthcare Facilities

Posted on 04.06.2020

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COVID19

MedTech Europe statement on the supply conditions of Protective Medical Equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on 04.05.2020

The objective of this statement is to raise awareness about the current situation impacting the supply chain conditions for protective medical equipment and its implications.

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COVID19

MedTech Europe welcomes the amendment of the Medical Devices Regulation and urges similar action for the IVD Regulation

Posted on 22.04.2020

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COVID19

MedTech Europe Statement on EU Commission intention to postpone MDR deadline

Posted on 25.03.2020

We welcome the announced intention of the European Commission to propose the postponement of the date of application for the Medical Devices Regulation by 12 months, and we also welcome the support that the European Parliament has expressed for this.

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COVID19

MedTech Europe calls for a pause on IVDR and MDR implementation to facilitate the fight against COVID-19 and to safeguard Healthcare Systems

Posted on 23.03.2020

The medical technology industry is fully engaged with all other healthcare stakeholders in the fight against COVID-19 outbreak, one of the worst pandemics in the past 100 years. The industry is working relentlessly to provide personal protective equipment (PPEs), diagnostics, respiratory devices and other critical medical equipment to patients, healthcare workers, and hospitals on the COVID19 frontline.

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COVID19

The medical technology industry supports the fight against COVID-19

Posted on 11.03.2020

MedTech Europe, the European trade association for the medical technology industry, calls on the European Commission and EU Member States to remove any barrier undermining the industry’s capacity to help manage the current unprecedented public health emergency.

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COVID19

MedTech Europe Statement on the role of the industry in the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID 19) Outbreak

Posted on 28.02.2020

The medical technology industry is fully committed to responding to the needs of citizens across the world, in particular those of healthcare workers and governments, in tackling the ongoing outbreak of the Coronavirus COVID 19.

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