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European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry

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31.03.2017 Importance of medical and digital technologies for Value-Based Healthcare

At the COCIR Annual General Assembly in Brussels this year, we decided to hold an open session, focusing on Value-based Healthcare. This reflected last year’s decision to dedicate resources through a newly-created Focus Group at...[more]

22.02.2017 COCIR Study on substances in California proposition 65

COCIR released in February a study on the over 900 substances listed in the California Proposition 65. On August 30, 2016, California approved the adoption of amendments to Article 6 “Clear and Reasonable Warnings” of the...[more]

16.02.2017 Joint Declaration for an ambitious EU industrial strategy

The European manufacturing industry, representing a diverse range of sectors, call on the European Commission to: reaffirm its commitment to reaching the target of 20% of GDP from industry, with an ambitious and realistic...[more]


The kick-off meeting for the fourth round of the EU-China Medical Device Expert Roundtable (MDER IV) took place in Beijing on 27 October 2016. It brought together delegates from COCIR and the Chinese Industry Organisation, COCIR...[more]

14.07.2016 Results - Reference Sites of European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing

74 European regions have been awarded the title of Reference Sites of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing for their commitment to excellence in investing and scaling up innovative digital solutions...[more]

04.02.2016 Progress on Safe Harbor!

COCIR welcomes the agreement reached this week between the EU and the U.S. on a new framework for transatlantic data flows (referred as the EU-US Privacy Shield). We also applaud yesterday's announcement by EU Data Protection...[more]

20.05.2015 HERCA press release on the MultiStakeholder meeting on 1st April 2015

On 1st April, HERCA (Heads of the European Radiological protection Competent Authorities) organised a multi-stakeholder meeting in Paris. A COCIR delegation attended the meeting and presented the 2014 results of the voluntary...[more]

02.04.2015 COCIR expectations expressed at HTA Network on 23 March 2015

COCIR has been involved in early discussions with European Commission since the setting-up of EUnetHTA in 2012 and was selected as one of the major industry voices to be involved in stakeholder fora. The national HTA agencies as...[more]

13.01.2015 European Commission publishes results of Green Paper on mHealth

Last year the European Commission launched a public consultation on mHealth.The consultation was open from 10th April until 10th July 2014. It invited stakeholders to provide their views on 11 issues related to the uptake of...[more]

13.11.2014 COCIR High Level Contribution To the Proposal for Medical Device Regulation Revision of Directive 93/42/EEC on Medical Devices

COCIR, the voice of European manufacturers of medical diagnostic and imaging, electromedical and healthcare ICT industries, welcomes the revision of the EU Medical Devices Directive (MDD) and its replacement with a new Medical...[more]


The COCIR guide on EU Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) 2014-2020 for healthcare projects in Polish language was presented on 26 June during a successful press conference in Warsaw organised in partnership with Polish...[more]

02.07.2014 COCIR Contribution to the Green Paper on Mobile Health Public Consultation

The European Commission launched a public consultation on 11 April on its Green Paper on mHealth, in order to gather stakeholder input on 23 questions.  The deadline for response is the 3rd of July.As the leading European...[more]

07.04.2014 COCIR News at WOHIT

COCIR attended the World of Health IT (WoHIT) Conference, organised by HIMSS and held in Nice, France on 2-4 April 2014. The event focused on shaping and developing the use, implementation, and evolution of eHealth, which has...[more]

03.04.2014 Major Changes in Medical Device Regulations in China Affecting Market Access

The revised Regulation on the Supervision and Administration of Medical Devices, endorsed by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, was published on March 31th, 2014, and it will come into effect on June 1st, 2014. (Below we call it “Order...[more]

02.04.2014 COCIR Contribution to Medical Device Regulation

Since at least 2008, COCIR has been closely monitoring and contributing to the evolution of the new EU Medical Devices Regulation - MDR.  Based on the outcome of the European Parliament’s 22 October 2013 plenary vote, and...[more]

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