Posted on 06 Mar 2019

Medical Device Special Interest Group (SIG) update

Following the 2018 Symposium in Barcelona, the Medical Devices SIG has received requests to continue building up EMWA’s offerings focused on medical devices. We are happy to announce the following medical device-related events at the 48th EMWA Conference in Vienna in May this year:

Expert Seminar Series (ESS) on Medical Devices on Friday, 10 May 2019, 9:00 to 12:15, covering the following topics:

  • Drug-device combination products: regulations and documentation, by Beat U Steffen (confinis)
  • Medical device approval in Europe, US and Japan: similarities and differences, by Myriam Stieler (Biotronik)
  • Clinical evaluation, PMS/PMCF - requirements for plans and reports requirements with impact on medical writing, by Susanne Gerbl-Rieger (TÜV Süd)
  • Panel discussion

Workshops given as part of the EPDP Medical Device track:

  • Writing Clinical Evaluation Reports (New, Advanced), Wednesday 8:45 to 12:15, by Claudia Frumento
  • Literature Reviews for Medical Devices (Advanced), Wednesday 13.30 to 17:00, by Gillian Pritchard
  • Going from Pharma to Medical Devices: Transferrable Medical Writing Skills (Foundation), Thursday 13:30 to 17:00, by Gillian Pritchard and Raquel Billiones

You are welcome to join the Medical Device SIG meeting on Friday, 12:30 to 13:15.