EUCOMED's MedTEch Forum to address unprecedented challenges facing
4 Oct 2010
The EUCOMED, the European medical technology industry
association, is holding its MedTech Forum 2010 and general assembly from 12-14 October in
The forum will address the unprecedented challenges that the
industry is facing in an increasingly complex environment —
promoting clinician choice and safe, cost-effective and reliable
medical technology for the benefit of patients.
The first day of the conference will start with satellite events
organised by Eucomed's Working Groups. A training session on a topic
related to the European Institutions will also be organised.
second day will see a series of policy debates on a wide range of
topics such as Going green, Health inequalities, Global regulatory
changes and Adoption of innovation. The CEO Summit will take place
in the afternoon and will see Global and European CEOs of medical
device companies discuss on how their companies are emerging from
The last day of the MedTech Forum is dedicated to the MedTech Forum
Summit which will see high-level speakers share their views on the
topic Healthcare 2020 and what it means for the quality of care and
the efficiency & productivity.
Wednesday 13 Oct
- Europe 2020: Driving the innovation
- Policy debate I: Valuing innovation: Patient perspectives from
- Policy debate II: Safe, Smart and Sustainable: Are we aiming at a
modern ‘patient centred’ device regulation that also balances health
Thursday 14 Oct
- The critical role of economic research in health policy
- Keynote session: Key trends impacting the economic and
innovation model of MEdTech companies
- Policy debate III: Tackling health inequalities through
information and choice.
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