TÜV SÜD will be attending the new trade fair for medical technology from 21 to 22 June 2017 in Nuremberg. The company will have its own stand and give several specialist talks. TÜV SÜD expert Dr Bassil Akra will inform visitors about the challenges in the wake of the new EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR) and how to solve them. Other TÜV SÜD experts will answer questions on the certification of medical devices and the test services along the entire life cycle – from design to risk management and approval.
On Thursday 22 June 2017, at 10:30 am, Dr Bassil Akra, Vice President Global Focus Teams Cardiovascular, Orthopedic and Clinical at TÜV SÜD Product Service, and Dr Klaus Schichl, Biotronik GmbH & Co. KG, will explain the challenges that the new European legislation involves for companies in the medical industry. The talk, entitled “Challenges with the new European Medical Device Regulation”, will be given at the MedTech Summit, which has evolved into one of the key events of the health sector, attracting around 1,000 attendees. The trade-fair stand shared with TÜV SÜD Academy (Hall 10.1, Stand 416) focuses on topics including testing and certification of medical devices, global market entry and the new Medical Device Regulation.
TÜV SÜD partners medical-device manufacturers and suppliers, offering solutions for successful market entry. The industry experts understand the challenges involved in entering new markets and offer services along the entire life cycle of medical devices. As a Notified Body with local medical-device and test experts, TÜV SÜD supports its customers in obtaining approval of medical devices. The medical-device professionals ensure compliance with the required safety and quality standards and make sure that the required test methods run smoothly, thereby keeping cost-intensive design and development times to a minimum.
For further information about this topic and TÜV SÜD's services, visit www.tuev-sued.de/mhs. Information about the MedTech Summit and the trade fair is available at: https://www.mt-connect.de/de/programm/medtech-summit; and https://www.mt-connect.de.
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