MedTech Europe started as an alliance in October 2012 formed by two organisations - EDMA, representing the European in vitro diagnostic industry; and Eucomed, representing the European medical devices industry.

This section offers access to recently published articles written by the MedTech Europe Secretariat and its members. 

Council and Parliament representatives confirm agreement on medical device and IVD regulations

Brussels, 15 June 2016 – The medical technology industry welcomes the vote on the consolidated medical device and in vitro diagnostics regulation texts by representatives of the Council and the Parliament today.

Standards Matter: MedTech Europe signs EU standards initiative

The medical technology industry joins multiple stakeholders in committing towards a modern European standardisation system.

Council and European Parliament reached political agreement on the medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices regulations

Brussels, 26 May 2016 – Following the May 25th trilogue meeting, MedTech Europe, the alliance of Eucomed and EDMA, are pleased to hear that a political agreement has been reached on the new regulations.

EU and US Medical Technology Industry Welcomes Progress and Renews Call for Regulatory Cooperation in TTIP

As negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) enter their third year, the medical technology industry on both sides of the Atlantic - represented by AdvaMed, COCIR, EDMA, Eucomed, and MITA - thanks both governments for their hard work and urges negotiators to solidify their commitment to regulatory cooperation.

EDMA welcomes new Executive Committee

The European Diagnostic Manufacturers Association (EDMA) elected a new Executive Committee at the EDMA General Assembly held last 2 December 2015 at the Dolce La Hulpe in Belgium.

European medical technology industry adopts new code of ethical business practice

Brussels, 2 December 2015 – Members of the European Diagnostics Manufacturers Association (EDMA) and of the European Medical Technology Industry (Eucomed), both members of MedTech Europe, have approved a new Code of Ethical Business Practice at their General Assemblies held on 2 December