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Industry must avoid return to "dark days" of national laws

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

Industry should become more involved in work on the review of the Medical Devices Directive (MDD) and play a partnership role, rather than act as an "adversary".That is the view of industry expert Jaap Laufer*, who told Clinica of his concerned that the leading competent authorities in Europe are drawing up a list of changes which "may lead to a return to the dark days of re-nationlisation of devices market approval" and is calling for industry to add its voice to balance discussions.





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