Position paper

EU and US call for input on opportunities to promote greater regulatory compatibility in the medical technology sector

Safety of medical devices is one of the common goals for regulators, patients, and healthcare professionals, next to high quality, performance, easy access and cost effectiveness. Our industry remains highly committed to provide such devices at the earliest possibility.

COCIR, MITA, EUCOMED, EDMA and ADVAMED welcome the opportunity to present key topics on how to achieve greater regulatory compatibility between the United States and Europe in the medical technology sector. This contribution presents the priorities for the medical technology sector and supplement earlier contributions by COCIR and MITA on 31 October 20121, and of EUCOMED, EDMA and ADVAMED.