New EU rules on medical devices come into force

European Parliament session

Today, the new EU medical device regulation comes into force, increasing the requirements for clinical evidence on high-risk medical devices.  Listen to Prof Alan Fraser and Prof Thomas Luescher discuss it and highlight the importance of the CORE-MD project here. For further information, Read the EC press release “Public health: Stronger rules on medical devices” Read […]

CORE-MD Kick-Off meeting on 16 April 2021

The CORE-MD Kick-Off Meeting took place virtually on Friday 16 April 2021 from 14:00 to 17:00 CEST. It brought together all consortium partners to ensure a common understanding of the project goals, tasks, planning, and the roles and responsibilities of each partner and to launch the coordination, the planned collaborations and necessary discussion regarding the […]

EU assessment of high-risk medical devices faces in-depth review

Heart valve surgery cardiology for patient in hospital

The methods for evaluating high-risk medical devices are set to be reviewed in the EU-funded CORE-MD project,1 which holds its kick-off meeting today. CORE-MD is the first formalised group of stakeholders in Europe working together to identify ways to enable the scientific, fair, and systematic evaluation of medical devices. Led by the European Society of […]