MRA between Switzerland and the EU

MRA: Switzerland is preparing a worst-case-szenario

MRA Swizerland and the European Union
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April 2021 – MRA between Switzerland and the EU has to be updated. The new MDR has implications for the market introduction of medical devices in Switzerland.

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Market Entry into Germany – free Webinar

Strategies for a successful market entry into Germany – for medical technology companies (SMEs)

Market Entry into Germany for Medical Technology Companies (SME) - free Webinar
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Wednesday, 24 February 2021 – 3pm-4pm (CET)

Accordig to a recent study from 2020 by Clairfield International, the German medical technology market is by far the largest in Europe at € 33 billion. No wonder that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from Germany or abroad want to participate in this.  The German market is thus considered one of the most competitive markets in Europe. 

But why is Germany so interesting? What should be considered in strategic marketing and sales in order to be successful?

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Market Barriers in Germany for Medical Devices

Market Barriers to the introduction of medical devices in Germany. What could these be and how can they be overcome?

Market barriers to market entry to Germany for Medical Device Manufacturers
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Market barriers to market entry in Germany for Medical Device Manufacturers

December 2020, Maria Klaas – According to a recent study from 2020 by Clairfield International, the German medical technology market is by far the largest in Europe with € 33 billion. It is therefore no wonder that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from Germany or abroad want to participate in this market. 

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The global market for medical technology companies

The global market for medical technology companies – facts and figures

the global medical technololgy markets - facts and figures
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global medical technology markets

Juli 2020 – The global market for medical technology continues to offer great market opportunities for medical technology companies. Especially in the Middle East and Asia, the markets are growing steadily and rapidly. South America is recording double-digit growth rates, mainly due to the Mercosur free trade agreement concluded in 2019. Germany still plays the most important role in Europe. The per capita turnover is 402€, more than in any other country in the world.

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Medical Device market in France

Distribution of Medical Devices to France

The French Medical Device Market is the 2nd largest market in Europe
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French Medical Device Market

April 2020 by Maria Klaas – With 67 million inhabitants, France is the second largest market in Europe after Germany. And this also applies to the Medical Device sector. Therefore, medical device manufacturers from all over the world would like to place their products here as well. But how can a successful market entry take place?

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Pharmacies and Parapharmacies in France

Drastic changes in the pharmacy and parapharmcy sector in France

typical pharmacy in Francepharmacy in Paris
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pharmacy in Paris

March 2020, by Maria Klaas Drastic changes for pharmacies and parapharmacies in France expected in the near future.

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Medical Devices Regulations (MDR)

The new Medical Devices Regulations (MDR) – what you need to know!

the new Medical Devices Regulations (MDR), which must be fulfilled for CE certification as of May 2020
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CE mark according to MDR

The new Medical Devices Regulations (MDR) and the Active Implantable Medical Devices Directive (AIMDD) were published in May 2017. Its transitional period will end on 26 May 2020. From that date the MDR will apply fully.

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Transforming the MedTech Industry

Transforming the MedTech Industry

transforming the MedTech IndustryHealth Information Technology (HIT)Internet of Medical Things (IoMT)Digitization of Medical Healthcare
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Digitization of Medical Healthcare

August 2019 – Transforming the MedTech Industry – why is that the future?

According to a commissioned study of the United Nations, the world population will increase to 10 billion by 2050. 2 out of 5 people will be over 60 years old and 434 million over 80.

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Strategic distribution of medical devices in Europe

Efficiency increase of the strategic distribution of medical devices in Europe for SMEs

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Strategic Sales of Medical Devices

Juli 2019 – Many medical device companies aim to sell their products on European markets.  Their own budget bottlenecks allow only limited market opportunities. What are the reasons and what considerations should SMEs make to increase the efficiency of the strategic distribution of their medical devices?

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Germany’s Medical Technology No. 1 in Europe

Germany’s Medical Technology Industry Still No. 1 in Europe

Medical Technology companies from Germany are participating at Medica Fair
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German MD companies at Medica

24.06.2019 – In 2015, EUR 32.39 billion was generated with medical devices in Germany. Thus Germany’s Medical Technology is clearly No. 1 with 34% of the total European sales of EUR 95 billion.

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