December 18, 2019

[FEATURED] CE Featured Article BSI’s Gary Slack Explains Why MDR Take-Up Is So Slow

There is not much demand currently for testing against the EU’s Medical Devices Regulation (MDR). But demand for certificate renewal under the current medical device directives is very high. What does all this mean as the EU attempts to introduce tighter requirements for medical devices?

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November 20, 2019

[FEATURED] It’s Raining Guidance Docs: FDA Expands Abbreviated 510(k) Program

In a new final guidance, the US agency has expanded its abbreviated 510(k) program for certain devices to look beyond conformity assessments and instead look at performance criteria. Alongside the guidance, the agency also released four draft guidances for devices it is considering clearing under the new pathway.

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October 31, 2019

[FEATURED] It’s Raining Guidance Docs: FDA Expands Abbreviated 510(k) Program

In a new final guidance, the US agency has expanded its abbreviated 510(k) program for certain devices to look beyond conformity assessments and instead look at performance criteria. Alongside the guidance, the agency also released four draft guidances for devices it is considering clearing under the new pathway.

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October 15, 2019

[FEATURED] Cost Of Certification Under IVDR Is Going To Be Huge As Manufacturers Battle Hurdles

There has been no recent impact assessment as to how business will be affected by the text of the IVD Regulation that was finally adopted. Consultant Robyn Meurant explains how industry will be paying a high price, and why many IVD companies could go under.

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October 3, 2019

[FEATURED] Regulators Urged To Avoid ‘Conflicting’ Clinical Requirements For Drug-Device Combinations In EU

EU regulators are being urged to get their skates on and publish guidance on new clinical requirements that will kick in soon for integral drug-device combination products.

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