Judging by the weather in Belgium (currently 10° and raining) you wouldn’t say it, but it’s almost summer. Well, at least according to the calendar. And apart from the supposed good weather, summer also brings with it a host of new information on the MedTech Forum. Speakers are being confirmed, registrations coming in and preparations [...]
Tags: companion diagnostics, contract, in vitro diagnostics, medical technology, monitoring, prevention
With its Contract for a Healthy Future, the medical technology industry acknowledges its role and responsibility in maintaining high-quality, affordable healthcare in Europe despite an ageing population and constrained budgets. This industry commitment offers the much needed solutions to prove that innovation is not a cost driver but a facilitator for driving healthcare quality and [...]
Being a patient myself, I am keenly aware of the importance of having access to innovative technologies to support my lifestyle and foster improved health and well-being. And, as a former policymaker in both the UK and the EU, I also understand the enormous responsibility of the healthcare system in determining which of the newest [...]
Eurasian Economic Integration – market opportunity or regulatory challenge for the MedTech industry?
Until recently economic and regional integration in the post-Soviet countries to a large extent was only declarative. However, the initiative of going beyond the Customs Union (CU) to create Common Economic Space (CES) between Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan draws attention to potential market opportunities and at the same time regulatory challenges for the MedTech industry. [...]
My journey at the European industry association Eucomed started two and a half years ago. During my interviews for the communications role I was made aware that the medtech industry was facing new European legislation and that the process was underway. Never did I expect the need for a forceful modern communications campaign. I’ve been [...]