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16.02.2018 Fascinating discussions at Workshop on International UDI Application

The European Commission, in cooperation with COCIR and MedTech Europe, organised on 12 February in Brussels a workshop on the global use and application of Unique Device Identification (UDI). Planned as an introduction to the...[more]

26.01.2018 Industry Contribution to IAEA International Conference in Vienna

Nicole Denjoy attended on 12 December 2017 the IAEA "International Conference on Radiation Protectionin Medicine: Achieving Change in Practice" in Vienna, presenting the manufacturers’ perspective at the following...[more]

24.01.2018 Happy New Year 2018 and Moving forward….

We are running into a promising year 2018 and are very excited to share with you some elements.First, Year 2017 ended with a very successful COCIR Digital Health Summit and launch of our paper on Blockchain in Health. To see more...[more]

23.01.2018 MDR implementation in a critical phase

Brussels, 23 January 2018. The Medical Device Regulation (MDR)* is one of the top priorities for COCIR. The Regulation’s implementation process is now in a critical phase, with secondary legislation being drafted. COCIR and its...[more]

12.01.2018 European Commission Notice on impact of Brexit on businesses

On 11 January 2018, the European Commission has published a notice to companies to prepare for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU. As a concrete agreement has not been reached yet, the EC points out the consequences...[more]

24.10.2017 For an ambitious EU industrial strategy - going further

Joint Paper in reaction to the Communication of the European Commission on “Investing in a smart, innovative and sustainable Industry : A renewed EU Industrial Policy Strategy”. Following the adoption last February of a first...[more]

28.09.2017 Very dynamic Autumn with great plans moving forward…

We are continuing our efforts on Value-Based Healthcare, which was the focus of my Plenary speech at the China International Medical Device Regulatory Forum (CIMDR), held on 15-18 August in Hangzhou, China.At international level,...[more]

18.08.2017 COCIR Presentation at CIMDR

Value-Based Healthcare was the focus of Nicole Denjoy Plenary speech at the China International Medical Device Regulatory Forum, held on 15-18 August in Hangzhou, China.[more]

18.05.2017 AXREM response to WannaCry cyber attack / threat - Press Release:

AXREM Press Release The UK trade association AXREM recognises that many of its customers face impacts from the recent major cyber-attack known as “WannaCry”. Select products of AXREM’s members may be affected by the Microsoft...[more]

12.05.2017 Towards Global Transformation of Healthcare, our DESTINY!

COCIR at European level and DITTA at international level are contributing to the global transformation of healthcare and are continuing building awareness on importance of highly innovative medical technologies and articulating...[more]

05.04.2017 The new Regulations on medical devices

On 5 April 2017, 2 new Regulations on medical devices were adopted. These replace the existing Directives.    Regulation (EU) 2017/745 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 April 2017 on medical...[more]

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]

23.12.2016 COCIR’s Dynamics on Digital Health Innovation – A success story!

Now is the ideal moment to look back on what we achieved at COCIR in the past few months. In June, COCIR and eight partners launched the Integrated Care Alliance and published a Joint Call for Action during an event at the...[more]

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