Significant regulatory changes are coming along with the EU Medical Devices Regulation 2017/745 (MDR), MEDDEV and MDCG (Medical Device Coordination Group) guidance evolutions affect the clinical evaluation of medical devices.

This online course gives participants an overview on the requirements for sufficient clinical data for medical devices and the impact of the MDR and guideline documents on clinical evaluation. The course further describes how to prepare the new requirements from a clinical perspective including the MEDDEV 2.7.4/1 on clinical evaluation and the MEDDEV 2.12/2 on post market clinic follow up and MDCG Guidance on clinical evaluation for legacy devices, equivalence, and sufficient clinical data.

The training will allow participants to obtain a clear understanding of the regulatory requirements and will give hands-on insight on how to achieve compliance with respect to the changing environment and new documents to be created such as the summary of safety and clinical performance (SSCP) and periodic safety update reports (PSUR).

The entire programme will be delivered in 2 modules of 3 hours.

Part 1: Overview on Medical Devices requirements

  • MDD vs MDR, what is new?
  • News on MEDDEVs, Standards, MDCG guidance
  • The ISO 14155:2019 revision
  • NB Guidelines on clinical evaluation
  • Impact on product claims and marketing

Part 2: The MDR requirements

  • MDR in a nutshell
  • Clinical evaluation and investigation
  • Equivalence approach

Part 3: Get ready to MDR from a clinical perspective

  • Gap analysis
  • Clinical strategy
  • Processes and strategy with NBs

Part 4: MEDDEV 2.7/1 rev 4 and MDCG guidance on clinical evaluation

  • Overview and NB key points
  • Good practice for equivalence justification including MDCG 2020-5
  • Sufficient clinical evidence for legacy devices MDCG 2020-6
  • Risk assessment and clinical

Part 5: MEDDEV 2.12/2 rev 2 on post market clinical follow up studies (PMCF)

  • Overview on PMSP, PMSR, PSUR, CER, PMCF
  • When to conduct PMCF
  • PMCF plan and evaluation report templates MDCG 2020-8 and 7
  • Role of the NB

Case studies / Q&A

  • CEO/CTO´s
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Quality Assurance
  • Clinical Department
  • Marketing or Business Development responsible

Attendees’ experience
Knowledge of the medical device directive MDD 93/42 is an advantage. Newcomers are welcome.

Online training with case study discussion and Q&A sessions.

Arkan Zwick

Arkan Zwick

Corporate Director Regulatory Affairs at Croma Pharma

Arkan has a master’s degree in law and PhD in European law. His role includes regulatory strategy, advice and advocacy for drug, devices, and combinations product projects as well as in house legal advice for contract management and due diligence projects. His responsibility includes global regulatory compliance and regulatory market access in the EU, Americas and Asia-Pacific for devices and combination products in ophthalmology, orthopedic and aesthetic medicine. Arkan is lecturer and trainer at the University of Applied Sciences in Lower Austria and on life cycle conferences and trainings. He is fluent in English, German, French and Turkish.

Online training – 2 modules

September 27th, 2021          9:30 am – 12:30 pm CEST
September 29th, 2021          9:30 am – 12:30 pm CEST

After the registration, you will receive all details about the connection.
The course will proceed with a minimum number of participants. Should this number not be reached the registered participants will be notified one week prior to the commencement of the course.

Early Bird: € 720,00* (until 27 August 2021)

Ordinary: € 910,00*

Freelance – Academy – Public Administration**: € 430,00*

 for Italian companies: +22% VAT

**Early Bird discount not applicable to Freelance – Academy – Public Administration fee

The fee includes: tuitions, organizational office assistance, teaching materials and attendance certificate that will be sent after the training via e-mail.


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Understand content of the new Medical Devices Regulation and its impact on the clinical evaluation of medical devices
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Understand new elements in ISO 14155 and MDCG guidance
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How to achieve compliance during the transition period
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Use practical experience from industry perspective

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Online interactive training on Zoom platform. 

LS Academy will provide the access link to the virtual platform a few days before the training.

<p><span>Online interactive training on Zoom platform. </span></p>
<p><em>LS Academy will provide the access link to the virtual platform a few days before the training.</em></p>