TÜV SÜD experts presenting on Korea International Medical & Hospital Equipment Show
Dr. Bassil Akra, Vice President of Global Focus for Cardiovascular, Orthopedic and Clinical and Dr. Melania Batistella, Internal Clinical Aesthetic Reviewer at TÜV SÜD presented on the Korea International Medical & Hospital Equipment Show (KIMES) in Seoul at the 14th of March 2019.
KIMES is the largest medical devices exhibition in Korea and more than 1,200 domestic and overseas manufacturers participate yearly. It shows the latest medical industry trends as well as new technology and products. Dr. Bassil Akra and Dr. Melania Batistella were invited by the Korea Medical Device Industry Cooperative Association (KMDICA) to join the fair trade as speakers and present the view of TÜV SÜD on the impact of regulation on non-EU Manufacturers. Dr. Bassil Akra represented about Clinical Perspective and preparation in MDR as while Dr. Melania Batistella´s topic focused on the impact on aesthetic products in MDR Annex XIV and how to prepare. More than 100 participants registered for the seminar. Furthermore, both speakers offered personal sessions on the next day to give participants the chance to exchange with them and ask questions related to the presentation and industry.
TÜV SÜD Korea and KMDICA have an annual based cooperation since 2016 and TÜV SÜD experts are regularly invited to speak on public seminars since then. In 2017 Dr. Peter Havel, Managing Director of TÜV SÜD Product Service participated KIMES as a speaker and Dr. Andreas Stange, Vice President of Global Medical and Health Service was invited in the following year 2018. With Dr. Bassil Akra and Dr. Melania Batistella this has been the 3rd time that TÜV SÜD experts participated as speakers at the KIMES.