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Posted on 27.04.2023
Join us in Dublin for The MedTech Forum 2023
More than 1,500 industry leaders will discuss the biggest issues facing our sector The countdown has begun. At the end of May, leading thinkers and decision-makers from across the medical technology sector will descend on the Irish capital city for Europe’s leading medtech industry event from 30 May to 1 June. Organised by MedTech Europe, […]
Posted on 22.03.2023
Can IVD market sustain stellar growth?
Europe’s in vitro diagnostics (IVD) market has expanded sharply since 2020, with demand for SARS-CoV-2 tests driving double-digit growth for the past two years. In 2020, total revenues for the IVD sector rose by 29.1%That striking growth rate was eclipsed by 2021’s unprecedented growth of 43.7%.
Posted on 17.11.2022
Artificial Intelligence pushing the frontiers of healthcare
Working for a company that is at the frontline of digital innovation in medical technologies, I believe that with continued advances in artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled medical devices, the possibility for improving patient lives can reach an entirely new level. AI in healthcare has the potential to solve pressing challenges for European healthcare systems. However, there […]
Posted on 05.10.2022
Thinking of joining an EU project? Read our top tips
The new Innovative Health Initiative (IHI) has prompted companies in the medical technology industry to think about taking part in more EU projects. For some, this is a new opportunity to build on existing experience. For others, it’s a new venture. With the right preparation, there are real benefits on offer thanks to this exciting […]
Posted on 29.09.2022
Early diagnosis can make all the difference to the lives of people with heart failure and other forms of cardiovascular disease
Many public health campaigns focus on the importance of identifying and acting on the symptoms of major cardiovascular disease (CVD) events, such as heart attacks and strokes, as quickly as possible. Medicine has developed so much in recent decades that these events, which were once a death sentence for the majority, are now often survivable […]
Posted on 15.09.2022
Should the EU rewrite the rulebook on liability in response to advances in artificial intelligence?
As lawyers we tend to use academic journals to tease out complex legal questions. (See our latest contribution to the literature here). However, today we’re taking the opportunity to discuss a hot topic with a broader audience, as we feel it will have a profound impact on the public, patients and health systems. That topic […]
Posted on 01.07.2022
Putting medical technologies at the heart of health innovation in Europe
From robotic surgery and wearables to connected devices and AI-powered diagnostics, medical technologies are reinventing healthcare. Europe’s medtech sector is making unprecedented investments in research & innovation – and joining the Innovative Healthcare Initiative for the first time. I sense that something big is happening in healthcare research. A tectonic shift in Europe’s health innovation […]
Posted on 07.06.2022
Bringing down the barriers to healthcare access
COVID-19 has changed healthcare industry forever. The unparalleled demands placed on healthcare systems have disrupted old ways and exposed cracks but also opened our eyes to new possibilities. I was so inspired to see people pulling together, refusing to give up, and our industry showing a resilience to bring innovations to the market that positively […]
Posted on 07.12.2021
What’s Next for Digital Health After COVID-19?
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella remarked earlier this year that the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic saw ’two years of digital transformation in two months‘. As the world moved to working, shopping, and socialising online, necessity drove many aspects of healthcare to being delivered remotely too. With vaccines being rolled out around the world and […]