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The European Union’s new Medical Device Regulation (MDR) came info effect in May, 2021, and In Vitro Diagnostic Device Regulation (IVDR) will take effect in 2022.
Designed primarily to meet regulatory requirements for therapies targeting large patient populations, the existing development model lacks the flexibility, analytical power and efficiency to address today’s development demands. It is essential to develop a regulatory strategy plan early in drug development to identify key challenges that may arise, and interact collaboratively with regulatory authorities. This will also enable you to ensure that plan aligns with the profile and commercialisation for drug development.
Governments worldwide are swiftly intervening to create alliances with pharma, biotech, diagnostics and medical device manufactureres to address the COVID-19 threat. International regulatory agencies are considering accelerated approvals, including Emergency Use Authorisations.
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The European Union’s new Medical Device Regulation (MDR) came into effect on 26 May, 2021, and In Vitro Diagnostic Device Regulation (IVDR) will come into effect one year later. These new directives will bring:
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The impact of Brexit on the regulatory body, NICE, including NICE’s strong influence on the European market.
Pharmacovigilance insights on the efforts towards the international standardisation of electronic transmission of drug safety information to achieve a unified objective of patient safety.
ICON’s Nuala Murphy and David Morse discuss trial pauses and clinical halts after three high-profile COVID-19 trials are temporarily halted as a result of potential safety issues.
ICON's Angela Brown considers what manufacturers can learn from medical device regulation (MDR) and the effect it will have on the in vitro diagnotic landscape (IVD).
The key challenges associated with the new EU MDR and IVDR in this article in Med-Tech Innovation News.
A thought leadership article on the approaching deadline for the new medical devices regulation (MDR) & in vitro diagnostic device regulation (IVDR).
Shradha Galaya, Director of Global Safety Regulatory Reporting, reports on the highlights of her recent virtual attendance at DIA Europe 2021.
Over the past several years, regulations for the medical device industry have continued to evolve placing more emphasis on clinical data and patient safety.
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) recently published new guidance on how it will regulate medical devices starting in January 2021.
FDA has upgrade the Investigational New Drug (IND) safety reporting from paper eCTD format to E2B format, improving potential safety signals in clinical studies.
COVID-19 is affecting how clinical trials are managed, in terms of patient recruitment, patient care, data collection, analysis and safety reporting.
For IVD manufacturers, the emergence of a novel virus is challenging as the detection of such viruses require quickly developed, novel diagnostic solutions.
To ensure compliance under MDR and IVDR, manufacturers should act quickly to identify and secure a notified body (NB). Manufacturers should evaluate expertise and resources to determine which NBs are the best fit for their products
The respiratory devices market is witnessing enormous demands across the globe, resulting from the increased need for ventilators due to rising COVID-19 cases.