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The Medical Technology Committee is the working platform for the Medical Technology within eurom, the European Federation of High-tech Industries.

The product areas covered by the Medical Technology Committee include non active medical devices as well as active medical devices and medical devices from all risk classes.

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)
  • Endoscopes
  • 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 sterilisers and their accessories

Main Topics

Important topics of the Medical Technology Committee are:

  • European Regulation for Medical Devices EU 2017/745 (MDR)
  • European Regulation on in vitro diagnostic medical devices (EU) 2017/746 (IVDR)
  • Other New Legislative Framework (NLF) legislation such as Machinery Regulation, Low Voltage Directive, Radio Equipment Directive (RED), Blue Guide and others
  • Unique Device Identification (UDI)
  • Eudamed
  • Standards
  • International matters, IMDRF
  • Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence
  • Digital Health
  • Electronic instructions for use
  • Environmental and circular economy legislation (e.g. Green Deal, Circular Economy Action Plan, Chemical Strategy for Sustainability, in particular but not limited to WEEE, ROHS, REACH, CLP, Biocidal Products Regulation, POP Regulation, Eco-design, Battery Regulation, Green claims, Packaging, SCIP)
  • Market development/ statistics in Europe and worldwide


Committee Chair

Dr. Guido Middeler (Head of Medical Devices Services, HÄLSA Pharma GmbH)

Secretary General eurom, Managing Director Medical Technology Committee

Mrs. Corinna Mutter