Privileged Talks - The EU Medical Devices Regulation. Is the medtech ecosystem ready?

Dec 2019 10:00 - 15:00

Privileged Talks are exclusive conversations with Top European policy makers. The aim of this initiative is to meet the increasingly urgent need to broaden and deepen the discussion of these issues.

Bringing together the international protagonists of the heath system, the talks were created to become an exclusive opportunity for meeting and debating with the policy makers of the European healthcare system.


The FDA is also instituting major changes to the US medical device regulations.

  • How will these new regulations affect competitiveness of the medtech industry?
  • What type, quantity and quality of evidence need to be generated by medtech manufacturers?
  • How will healthcare providers’ and patients’ access to innovations be affected?


The meeting will focus on the European Commission's Regulation of medical devices and how they will change access to technological innovation in Europe.

The EU Medical Devices Regulation ((EU) 2017/745) will come into force on 26 May 2020.


A multi-stakeholder dialogue with:

  • Salvatore D’Acunto, Head of the Health and Cosmetics Unit, DG GROW, EC
  • Salvatore Scalzo, Policy and Legal Officer at DG GROW, EC


The participation fee is € 500 (+VAT, if applicable).


An early bird fee of € 400 (+VAT, if applicable) will be granted to participants that will register before 14 November 2019.