Global Markets for Wireless Medical Devices Webinar

If your company is planning to introduce a new wireless medical device to the market, don’t forget to design for the whole world – not just the U.S.

The global market for wireless medical devices has never been hotter. A 2013 report, from research conducted by Research and Markets ( projects the market will expand more than 20 percent within a five-year period. The wireless health market, currently at $23.8 billion, is expected to reach $59.7 billion by 2018, with the growth attributed primarily to patient monitoring applications, diagnostics, aging populations and growing hospital deficits.

Join the U.S. Department of Commerce - U.S. Commercial Service and Dr. Gerard Hayes, President and CEO of the Wireless Research Center of North Carolina, for a webinar designed to help U.S. medical device companies understand the regulations required for entering foreign markets.

Date / Time: June 5, 2014 at 11:00am PDT / 2:00pm EDT
Registration Deadline:
June 4, 2014
Register here

Key Take-Aways:

Overview of regulations associated with different global healthcare markets

Bridging the gaps between telecom, defense and medical devices

  • Fitness devices, Pacemakers, On-body & In-body Sensors

Overcoming Medical Device Challenges

  • Understanding “intended-Use”
  • Range of operation, battery life, performance optimization

Global Regulatory Approval Considerations

  • US: FCC & FDA
  • EU: CE Marking
  • Japan: Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW)
  • Canada: Canadian Medical Devices Regulations (CMDR)
  • Israel: Israel’s Ministry of Health (AMAR)
  • Korea: Korea Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS)

Resources for technical guidance in multiple markets

Presented by: Wireless Research Center of North Carolina in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Commerce - U.S. Commercial Service

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