SGS Expert Invited to Speak at the Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair
The 8th Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair was successfully held in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on 16-18 May 2017. 270 enterprises from 13 countries and regions exhibited in the Fair, showcasing their most advanced technologies and services.
SGS was invited by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) as one of the guest speakers at the Fair. Around 70 participants joint the seminar, in which Ir Prof Albert Poon represented SGS in deliveringthe topic on “Worldwide Medical Device Regulatory Updates”, sharing updates on Medial Device Regulation in the EU and the US.
Ir. Prof Poon analyzed the key changes in the newest versions of European Medical Device Regulation (MDR) and In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Device (IVDR) and the timeline for the most updated release. He pointed out that in April 2017, the European Council has voted to adopt these regulations, which have subsequently entered into force in May 2017.
During the seminar, other guest speakers shared updates on the Medical Device Regulation in China and Asia.
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