1999 - anything but a quiet year
This article was originally published in Clinica
If you thought 1999 was going to be a quiet year, our review will show you just how wrong you were. The debate in Europe over the value of the CE mark got even more heated. The top medical device official at the European Commission is leaving his job. The two big European industry associations merged to gain critical mass. Europe's third medical device directive covering IVDs was finally adopted. France continued to assert its independence within Europe.