COCIR is the European Trade Association representing the medical imaging, radiotherapy, health ICT and electromedical industries. Founded in 1959, COCIR is a non-profit association headquartered in Brussels (Belgium) with a China Desk based in Beijing since 2007.COCIR is unique as it brings together the healthcare, IT and telecommunications industries.Our focus is to open markets for COCIR members in Europe and beyond. We provide a wide range of services on regulatory, technical, market intelligence, environmental, standardisation, international and legal affairs.COCIR is also a founding member of DITTA, the Global Diagnostic Imaging, Healthcare IT and Radiation Therapy Trade Association (globalditta.org).
COCIR promotes harmonisation of regulatory frameworks, supported by state-of-the-art international standards.
Our industry provides safe and high quality products and services, which contribute to reducing health inequalities and enhance cost efficiency in healthcare systems.
COCIR's key objective is to promote free worldwide trade of innovative medical technology while maintaining the competitiveness of the European medical imaging, radiotherapy, electromedical and health ICT industries.