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CSA Group and BSI Share Expertise on Global Market Access at Medica 2017
The strategic alliance between CSA Group – one of the world’s leading providers of product testing & certification services – and BSI – a respected world class notified Body – can be met at this year’s Medica trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany from November 13th to 16th where in Hall 10, at Booth E03, the two will share their insight and expertise on global market access for medical devices. On November 13th, they will hold a key presentation on avoiding delays in reaching target markets under the new MDR at the Compamed Suppliers Forum in Hall 8b. In addition, CSA Group and BSI will offer attendees individual one-on-one sessions with technical experts. Individual appointments can be scheduled now.
For more than 40 years, Medica has provided the world’s leading medical trade fair, bringing together experts and decision-makers from the fields of business, research, and politics. In 2016, it attracted more than 5,100 exhibitors from 17 countries. Medica will run parallel to Compamed, the leading international market place for the medical supplier sector and product development. Leading-edge presentations and sessions will be led by experts in the fields of digital medicine, medical research, manufacturing for global markets, smart & mobile applications in medicine, and much more.
Medical products include potentially life-saving equipment for patient monitoring, anesthesia and respiratory, surgical, and medical imaging. Testing & certification is critical to help ensure safe and reliable products reach healthcare professionals and patients around the world. For decades, CSA Group has been involved in the development of standards for the medical device and healthcare industry, as well as global testing & certification of medical products. With state-of-the-art testing laboratories across the globe – including North America, Europe and Asia – CSA Group can provide local testing & certification services helping companies reach their target markets. Aligning this expertise with the cutting-edge business improvement solutions offered by BSI creates a unique opportunity to obtain the right knowledge and skills to embed standards and effective QMS assessment into organizational processes.
To learn more about the strategic alliance between CSA Group and BSI, please visit test-medical-devices.com
About CSA Group Testing, Inspection and Certification
CSA Group is a global organization providing testing, inspection and certification services for products in many market sectors, including home and commercial, industrial, healthcare, and emerging technologies. CSA Group also provides functional safety, cybersecurity, and management systems certification. CSA Group is one of the largest providers of safety and environmental certification for Canada and the U.S., and the CSA mark appears on billions of products worldwide. For more information about CSA Group, please visit www.csagroup.org
BSI (British Standards Institution) is the business standards company that equips businesses with the necessary solutions to turn standards of best practice into habits of excellence. Formed in 1901, BSI was the world’s first National Standards Body and a founding member of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Over a century later it continues to facilitate business improvement and organizational resilience across the globe by helping its clients drive performance, manage risk and grow sustainably through the adoption of international management systems standards, many of which BSI originated. Renowned for its marks of excellence including the consumer recognized BSI Kitemark™, BSI’s influence spans multiple sectors with a particular focus on Aerospace, Automotive, Built Environment, Food, Healthcare and IT. With 81,000 clients in 181 countries, BSI is an organization whose products and services inspire excellence across the globe.
To learn more, please visit www.bsigroup.de
October 25, 2017
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