Did you know that Sweden is in place 5 in Europe when it comes to the number of employed per capita in the medtech industry? Or that Germany alone has 30% of all Europe’s medical technology employees? Medtech Europe has checked the pulse on Europe’s medtech sector.
Meet Robert Rudensjö who is the latest addition to our marketing department. He met AMB for the first time around the turn of the century, when he worked at one of our large mobile phone customers. Now he becomes one in the gang “for real”, with southwestern Sweden as the guarding area.
Within the European Union, there is strictly regulated which medical devices that are allowed on the market. Right now, the European medical technology industry is transitioning from one medical device directive to two new EU regulations, which will be fully implemented in 2022.
The innovative field of medical devices has a large numbers of existing patents and registered design rights. When developing new products, it is important to consider both your freedom to work in view of existing rights, as well as potential protection for your own products.