Competent authorities delay database:
This article was originally published in Clinica
The European medical device regulatory database is still not operational due to delays by European regulatory authorities in transmitting data. DIMDI, the German body which has the contract to develop and run the host, hopes that it will start working next month. This will be some six months later than originally planned and it could be some time before all the competent authorities in the European Economic Area (EEA) are ready to provide all relevant information. The database will enable the regulatory authorities to access information on all medical devices marketed in the EEA.
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