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Donawa Lifescience opens GB company to provide UKRP services

Donawa Lifescience Consulting (DLC), headquartered in Rome, Italy, has announced the opening of a company in Great Britain (GB), Donawa Lifescience Ltd., to provide non-UK companies with ‘United Kingdom Responsible Person’ (UKRP) services as an easy initial pathway to the post-Brexit medical device market in Great Britain. Following the publication of the UK Medicines and…

Maria Donawa authors new White Paper for BSI Compliance Navigator

Donawa Lifescience President, Maria E. Donawa M.D., has authored a new White Paper for inclusion in BSI’s Compliance Navigator series, titled ‘Medical device clinical investigations – What’s new under the MDR?’ The 30 page document discusses the important new requirements for pre-market and post-market clinical investigations included in the European Medical Device Regulation (MDR, 2017/745),…

Donawa Lifescience using remote monitoring during coronavirus pandemic

Donawa Lifescience is pleased to inform its clients that in relation to travel restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic, our Clinical Department has implemented an efficient procedure for remote monitoring visits. European harmonized standards for clinical studies with medical devices or in vitro diagnostics, as well as the US Food and Drug Administration allow and, in…

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MedTech Europe publishes ‘Urgent call for action’ infographic over MDR/IVDR shortcomings

The pan-European industry association for medical technology manufacturers, MedTech Europe, has developed and published an infographic to bring attention to its ‘Urgent call for action’ to European legislators to support high-level solutions to the delays, bottlenecks and other problems that have beset the introduction of the new Medical Device Regulations (MDR, 2017/745 and IVDR, 2017/746)….

EU publishes guidance on Authorised Representatives

The European Commission’s Medical Device Coordination Group (MDCG) has published a new guidance on Authorised Representatives under the Medical Device Regulations (MDR, 2017/745 and IVDR, 2017/746), replacing the January 2012 MEDDEV 2.5/10 ‘Guideline for Authorised Representatives’ which applied to authorised representation under the Medical Device Directives (MDD and IVDD). The new guidance is MDCG 2022-16…

Commission’s own report points to MDR/IVDR crisis ahead

At the 24 October meeting of the MDCG, some alarming, but not unexpected, details relating to notified body capacity in the run-up to the final days of implementation of the Medical Device Regulation (MDR, 2017/745) and the In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (IVDR, 2017/746) were presented by the European Commission following a survey of notified bodies….