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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]


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]

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