Medical devices: urgent needs vs regulation

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Understand the key changes of MDR

Derogations of the regulations in scope of COVID-19

Learn the full product lifecycle of Medical Devices


Part I: Medical devices lifecycle: urgent needs vs regulations 

Covid-19 pandemic heavily affected the Medical Device industry. First and foremost, the implementation of the EU medical device regulations (2017/745) were postponed with year. Additionally, the European commission temporary allows derogation from the regulations in response to the outbreak.

Part II: Case Study: Autonomous robotic intradermal vaccination

With COVID-19 vaccines in development and being evaluated in clinical trials, ROB-ID, an automated intradermal delivery robot, aims to meet vaccine shortages, increase vaccination coverage, and trigger Dose Sparing effects.

Within a time frame of less than a minute, the autonomous system – developed with Voxdale – will administer a vaccine painlessly, while unloading healthcare professionals, with respect for physical distancing.


Vincent Van Fulpen

Project Manager Medical Devices at QbD

Koen Beyers

Founder of Voxdale and CTO of Novosanis

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