Europe
Dec 19, 2014
By Bruce Carlson The global medical device market in 2014 was a challenging one, but agile companies found opportunities for growth. In our annual survey of...
Jul 14, 2014
Germany has more to brag about than a World Cup championship (thanks to a late-game goal that put the nail in Argentina's coffin in the final). The country is...
May 05, 2014
By Rob Packard Every time there is a major public health scandal, governments respond with “new and improved” regulations. Such has been the case...
Mar 07, 2014
By Leo Eisner, Eisner Safety Consultants The EU Commission caused quite a stir in August 2012, when it announced the harmonization of the EN ISO 14971:2012...
Oct 21, 2013
Similar to the United States and the need to report adverse events through the use of Medical Device Reporting (MDR), the European Union (EU) employs a...
Oct 09, 2013
So why is the safeguard clause so darn important? Can you say market withdraw? The short and sweet answer is that the safeguard clause can be used by EU ...
Oct 01, 2013
In mid September, Medtronic announced that the device maker was opening a new Customer Innovation Centre in Galway, Ireland, to encourage greater...
Jul 29, 2013
With a €100-billion market size, medtech is looking even more promising across the pond. The recession may have hit some member states particularly hard,...
Jul 24, 2013
Jamie Davies Despite occasional signs of recovery, the recession in western Europe is far from over. Relative optimism in the financial markets masks...
Jul 02, 2013
The European drug delivery injectable market is expected to grow to $12.4 billion by 2017, according to a new report. The market was worth $6.8 billion in 2012...