EUROM VI Medical Technology


EUROM VI Medical Technology is the association for Medical Technology within the European Federation of Precision Mechanical and Optical Industries and represents mainly European small and medium-sized enterprises.

The product areas covered by EUROM VI Medical Technology include Non Active Medical Devices as well as Active Medical Devices excluding imaging equipment and therapy equipment where electrical current directly cures.

Such product groups are e.g.:

  • Inhalation, anaesthetic, ventilatory and oxygen devices and interrelated safety and patient monitoring equipment
  • Medical gas supply systems and interrelated monitoring equipment
  • Incubators and interrelated monitoring equipment
  • Pressure and climatic chambers
  • Furniture for hospitals
  • Operating tables
  • Surgical lights
  • Reusable infusion and transfusion devices and pumps, reusable syringes and cannulas
  • Surgical and diagnostic instruments and devices for medical veterinary surgery
  • Dental instruments, devices and burrs (medical and technical)
  • Optic medical instruments and devices, including operation microscopes, and lasers
  • Ophthalmological instruments and devices
  • Non-active endoprosthesis and osteoimplants
  • Orthoses and orthopaedic products
  • Prostheses and fitting parts for orthopaedic appliances
  • Wheelchairs
  • Instruments and devices for rehabilitation
  • Medical compression stockings and hosieries
  • Clinically used sterilises and their accessories


  • Air Liquide Santé International, FRANCE
  • BAH, Bundesverband der Arzneimittelhersteller e.V., GERMANY
  • BAREMA, Association for Anaesthetic and Respiratory Device Suppliers; GREAT BRITAIN
  • B. Braun Aesculap AG, GERMANY
  • B. Braun Avitum AG, GERMANY
  • B.Braun Avitum Italy S.p.A., ITALY
  • British Healthcare Trades Association; GREAT BRITAIN
  • Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, GERMANY
  • Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA, GERMANY
  • HÄLSA Pharma GmbH, GERMANY
  • Karl Storz GmbH & Co.KG, GERMANY
  • Richard Wolf GmbH, GERMANY
  • VitalAire GmbH, GERMANY


The objectives of EUROM VI Medical Technology are:

  • to promote patient access to safe and effective medical technology;
  • to facilitate cooperation between members and other European organisations;
  • to encourage worldwide trade through harmonisation of legislation, standardisation, mutual recognition and certification procedures;
  • to provide expert opinion to the European Commission, regulatory bodies and standardisation organisations
  • to support the European medical device industry.

Main Topics

The current main topics of EUROM VI Medical Technology are:

  • European Regulation for Medical Devices EU 2017/745 (MDR)
  • European Regulation on in vitro diagnostic medical devices (EU) 2017/746 (IVDR)
  • Unique Device Identification (UDI)
  • Standards
  • Cybersecurity
  • Digital Health
  • Machinery Directive, Low Voltage Directive, Radio Equipment Directive (RED),
  • Environmental law (such as but not limited to REACH, CLP, ROHS, WEEE, Biozidal Products Regulation, POP Regulation, Waste Frame Directive, Eco Design, Batteries Directive)

Statements and position papers


Archive 2011 - 2013


Secretary General

Mrs Corinna Mutter