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Italy must ensure that ongoing efforts to tackle the coronavirus crisis do not rely on single suppliers, the country's medtech industry body said after DiaSorin looked likely to be the sole winner of a major COVID-19 diagnostics tender.
All medtech in Brazil will soon be subject to standardized industrial tariffs and development-related fiscal incentives, following a reform of rules relating to ICT across all industries.
The Italian medtech industry association Confindustria Dispositivi Medici has launched a major survey of the activities and investment strategies of the sector’s almost 4,000 domestic developers and manufacturers.
Enhancing trust in medical devices and medtech companies is the aim of a new agreement between the Spanish medtech industry and an organization specializing in helping businesses meet and maintain high legal and ethical standards.
Brazil has approved a long-awaited reform of its medical device sterilization protocols, with the adoption of a parametric release regime – a move which the industry has welcomed as “putting an end to a significant barrier” to local medical technology business.
In vitro diagnostic (IVD) product registrations in Brazil are now subject to the same procedures and codes, irrespective of whether they are imported or manufactured in the country.