Wednesday, August 11, 2010

CE Certification Workshops – EU Medical Devices Market, September


The Trade Commissioner Service invites you to participate in upcoming workshop: ‘How to successfully gain access to the EU market’ – CE-Certification for Medical Devices, in Toronto, Montréal and Vancouver.

The seminar covers critical information such as:
• Overall description of the European “Global Approach”
• Description of the different conformity assessment procedures (Modular System)
• Special Requirements of Medical Devices Directive
• Outsourcing of processes; subcontracting, OEM/Private labelling

These workshops are designed to provide Medical Device companies with an overview of the EU regulatory system. Manuela Ahlers, an expert with TÜV NORD CERT GmbH has been invited to give you the know-how to systematically seek regulatory approval for your medical devices. Ms. Ahlers expertise will prepare you for exporting your product to the EU market. This will be an interactive full day workshop where breakfast, lunch and refreshments will be served.

One-on-one consultations will be made available. The Trade Commissioner responsible for the Medical Devices sector in Germany, Monika de Villiers ( will also be available to answer your questions regarding the European market.

The workshop in Toronto will take place on September 8, 2010 – for more information please contact: or Diane Cote (MEDEC), Gilles Chatelain, (EDT) Ontario Ministry of International Trade and Investment,

The workshop in Montréal will take place on September 10, 2010 – for more information please contact:

The workshop in Vancouver will take place on September 13, 2010 – for more information please contact: