French Medtech System ‘Too Rigorous’ For Innovation To Flourish, Argues Healthtech Expert
David Caumartin is well versed in the both the benefits and drawbacks of being a France-based medtech innovator, having spent almost three decades in the local industry. The VP of France Biotech spoke to Medtech Insight about the new opportunities there to be seized, and the pitfalls to avoid.
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