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Patient-Medtech Dialogue Workshop “Patient Involvement in the Lifecycle of Medical Devices”

Patient-Medtech Dialogue Workshop “Patient Involvement in the Lifecycle of Medical Devices” 28 June, 10:00-16:00, Brussels

On 28 June 2019, in the context of the annual Patient-Medtech Dialogue, EPF and MedTech Europe will organise a workshop on “Patient involvement in the lifecycle of medical devices”. This full-day workshop aims to:

  • Provide an overview of the lifecycle of medical devices from development, through CE mark and post-market surveillance and explain the different steps from an industry perspective.
  • Provide examples and identify gaps of patient involvement in the different steps of the process
  • Create a learning module on this topic for the European Patients’ Academy (EUPATI)
  • Discuss ideas for other potential learning modules on medtech for the European Patients’ Academy

The Patient-MedTech Dialogue is a platform where patients and industry members can discuss topics of mutual interest. The Dialogue has been in place since 2011, initially set up with the European Patients Forum and its members, but now also extending the invitation to other patient associations.

We would like to invite interested EPF members to participate in this workshop. Please find further information about the meeting, including a draft agenda, as well as the registration link below.

Practical information

Date: Friday 28 June 2019

Time: 10:00-16:00

Venue: Thon Hotel EU, Rue de la loi 75, Brussels, Belgium

Please click here for the draft agenda.

Who can participate?

This workshop is open to all EPF members.

How to register

Places are limited, therefore please register for the workshop via this link by 10 May 2019 at the latest. The link is protected with the following password: Patient-MedTech Dialogue

Please note that travel and accommodation is covered by MedTech Europe.

Travel: Patient representatives are requested to book their own travel according to MedTech Europe’s Travel Policy and will be reimbursed by MedTech Europe following the event following completion of the MedTech Europe Expense Report Form by the participant and provided receipts are attached. Patient reps are requested to claim their travel expenses, using this form, directly to MedTech Europe. Contact details for claiming expenses will be provided following the workshop.

Please note that food and drink will not be reimbursed, as food and drink will be provided during the day.