Market Segmentation in Germany as a Key Success Factor for Market Entry
July 2021 – Market Segmentation in Germany – According to the Federal Ministry of Health, there are about 400,000 different medical devices in Germany. These are diagnostic devices, products for surgery, intensive care, implants, products for sterilisation but also covers and medical aids of various kinds or surgical materials and laboratory diagnostics, and many more.
Market Barriers to the introduction of medical devices in Germany. What could these be and how can they be overcome?
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.
European industry association for digital assistive technology DATEurope founded in early 2021. DAT includes aids for communication, for the blind and visually impaired, for environmental control, assistive call systems, software tools and robotics.
Overview of all assessments of new examination and treatment methods (NUB) by the G-BA
22 Notified Bodies are now accredited. Currently (August 21) there are 4 in Italy, 2 in Finland, 3 in the Netherlands and 6 in Germany; in addition, one each in Slovakia, Hungary, Norway, France, Sweden, Ireland and Croatia. Nando database
the MHRA in the UK has published a guidance document for manufacturers and distributors of medical devices
On 1 July 20, the Swiss Federal Council adopted the revision of the Regulation on Medical Devices (MepV) and the new Regulation on Clinical Trials for Medical Devices (KlinV-Mep). As a result, Switzerland remains subject to EU medical device law.