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FDA’s Device Center Could Raid $2.8M From Staff Outreach, Training Kitty In 2021 To Fund Other CDRH Needs

...But it's just a drop in the bucket of the US agency's FY ’21 congressional budget request of $416m for the Center for Devices and Radiological Health

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While the Trump administration’s proposed fiscal year 2021 budget for the US FDA would give the agency’s device center a 5.3% increase for medtech product approvals and safety, the center’s lofty plans to become the world’s premier regulator of new AI-driven gadgets, next-gen diagnostics and other novel devices means it will have to tap about $2.8m dollars usually set aside for staff training and outreach to help meet its ambitious goals.

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