Innovation Office: accreditation and certification consulting services for startups -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Innovation Office: accreditation and certification consulting services for startups

Interview with Dr. Wiebke Löbker, Head of the Innovation Office, Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte) BfArM

01.12.2017

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Dr. Wiebke Löbker, Head of the Innovation Office

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The Innovation Office of the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices has been advising start-ups on the approval and certification of their medical devices since the beginning of the year.

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Young companies often do not know what they have to pay attention to when registering their medical devices. At a very early stage of product development, the Innovation Office acts as the first point of contact and can provide important assistance.