Czech companies still optimistic over PECA (Protocol for European Conformity Assessment)
This article was originally published in Clinica
The Czech medical devices industry association, Czechmed, is still hopeful that the Czech government will negotiate a trade agreement with the EU in medical devices soon, but says it has been frustrated by the lack of communication about it from both its government and the European Commission.
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