Dhirti Roy
Dhirti Roy

Ask the Expert: Benefits and Challenges of the eStar Submission Process

Companies must now electronically submit all FDA 510(k) submissions using the eSTAR platform. Dr. Dhriti Roy, vice president of Regulatory Affairs Transformation at Essenvia and faculty at Oxford University’s MedTech innovation platform, highlights the benefits and challenges of eSTAR, as well as processes and tools companies need to adopt as they transition to this new submission process.

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Doug Donahue
Doug Donahue

Ask the Expert: Four Key Reasons Medical Device Manufacturers Should Be Looking at Mexico

The growth of the medical device industry brings increased competition and a need to find ways to become more efficient and cost-competitive, without compromising quality. In this column, Doug Donahue, Director of Foreign Direct Investment and Manufacturing for Guanajuato’s Medical Device Cluster and co-managing partner of Entrada Group, discusses the benefits, challenges and opportunities available for companies investigating Mexico as a manufacturing site.

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Wiktoria Banczyk
Wiktoria Banczyk
MEDdesign

Ask the Expert: The Impact of IVD Regulations on Manufacturing

IVDR has significant implications for the manufacturing of IVD devices, as it requires manufacturers to comply with new and more rigorous regulatory requirements. Wiktoria Banczyk, Product Manager Lab Filtration Medical Devices at Sartorius Lab Instruments, discusses the challenges posed by the implementation of EU IVDR 2017/746 and key considerations for manufacturers as they navigate today’s regulatory landscape.

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