Medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVDs) play a vital role in saving lives by providing solutions for the prevention, diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of disease. With over 500 000 types of medical device and IVD – ranging from sticking plasters to X-ray machines – on its market, the EU has a competitive and innovative medical device sector, characterised by many small and medium-sized enterprises.
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- Publication date
- 1 September 2021
- Programme Sector