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German Industry Says MDR Implementation 'Too Slow' But Negative Economic Effects Still Largely Unreported

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The European Commission needs to be faster and more efficient in its implementation of the new EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR), say German manufacturers, watching the remaining months of transition time slip into single figures. A few economic operators have come clean about the pressure the MDR has brought to bear, but the suspicion is that many are choosing to keep quiet.   

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