European Commission - logo. The expert panel was established by the Commission.
Prof. Thomas Neumuth has been appointed to the European Commission’s expert panel “Expamed”, which deals with improved regulation of the approval of medical devices (MDR) and medical devices for in vitro diagnostics (IVDR). It aims to ensure that only safe and effective medical devices are placed on the EU market. The committee’s tasks include stricter controlling for high-risk devices, reinforcement of the rules on clinical evidence and increased transparency. The work of the experts includes providing scientific and technical advice to the European Commission, member states and manufacturers. Furthermore, guidance documents are developed and problem areas are identified.