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firstbase healthcare

Just imagine: In the future you only have to record your medical device master data on one central database. The data exchange platform firstbase healthcare, created by GS1 Switzerland, offers precisely this service. Swiss Medtech, H+, and refdata are all active partners.

Application of MDCG 2022-18 in Switzerland

EU Position Paper MDCG 2022-18 describes a transitional solution for dealing with certification gaps. Confirmations («written communications») from the responsible European medical devices authorities stating that they have granted a period of grace under MDCG 2022-18 will be accepted unilaterally in Switzerland. 

Swiss Medtech Day

Every year, more than 600 professionals from the fields of medical technology, healthcare, research, and science get together at Swiss Medtech Day. Register your attendance now.

We are pleased!

We are pleased! The Swiss Medtech community is getting bigger and bigger. The number of followers has risen to 10,000. Follow Swiss Medtech to stay up to date with what's going on at the association and in the medtech sector.

Swiss Medtech Opinion

The EU is attempting to put out the flames. The MDR system, however, still contains fundamental weaknesses which cannot be eliminated with the intended selective changes. This means that implementing Motion 20.3211 by Councillor of States Damian Müller «For more room for manoeuvre in the procurement of medical devices for the care of the Swiss population» is more crucial than ever!

EPSCO meeting: EU Commission proposes selective amendments to MDR/IVDR

An EPSCO meeting involving EU Health Ministers took place on 9 December 2022. The Member States supported the EU Commission’s proposal to amend the MDR and the IVDR. 

Event Calendar

iCal 2023-02-15 01:00:00 2023-02-15 01:00:00 MDR Experience Day, Tasks & obligations of a Swiss importer Tasks & obligations of a Swiss importer https://swiss-medtech.ch/node/10 HWZ Hochschule für Wirtschaft Zürich Lagerstrasse 5 8021 Zürich Switzerland Swiss Medtech https://www.swiss-medtech.ch Europe/Zurich public
iCal 2023-02-23 01:00:00 2023-02-23 01:00:00 sustainable@noon, «Klimabilanz: Für jedes Unternehmen notwendig» «Klimabilanz: Für jedes Unternehmen notwendig, aber keine Hexerei» https://swiss-medtech.ch/node/10 online online 1111 online (Englisch) Switzerland Swiss Medtech https://www.swiss-medtech.ch Europe/Zurich public
iCal 2023-02-28 01:00:00 2023-02-28 01:00:00 firstbase@noon, «Effizienter Umgang mit Ihren Stammdaten» «Effizienter Umgang mit Ihren Stammdaten» https://swiss-medtech.ch/node/10 online online 1111 online Switzerland Swiss Medtech https://www.swiss-medtech.ch Europe/Zurich public
iCal 2023-03-02 01:00:00 2023-03-02 01:00:00 sustainable@noon, «Klimabilanz: Für jedes Unternehmen notwendig» «Klimabilanz: Für jedes Unternehmen notwendig, aber keine Hexerei» https://swiss-medtech.ch/node/10 online 0000 online (Deutsch) Switzerland Swiss Medtech https://www.swiss-medtech.ch Europe/Zurich public
iCal 2023-03-16 01:00:00 2023-03-16 01:00:00 Software als Medizinprodukt: Freiheiten und regulatorische Grenzen Software als Medizinprodukt: Freiheiten und regulatorische Grenzen https://swiss-medtech.ch/node/10 Auditorium Maximum HG F30 Hauptgebäude ETHZ – Campus Zentrum Rämistrasse 101 8092 Zürich Switzerland Swiss Medtech https://www.swiss-medtech.ch Europe/Zurich public
iCal 2023-03-16 01:00:00 2023-03-16 01:00:00 MDR – A reality check (Englisch), Balgrist Campus AG Medical Device Regulation – A reality check (English), Balgrist Campus AG https://swiss-medtech.ch/node/10 Lengghalde 5 8008 Balgrist University Hospital Switzerland Swiss Medtech https://www.swiss-medtech.ch Europe/Zurich public