04-04-2019 - 08:00
Technology and innovation of human implants
 
Workshop 
STOA  
European Parliament, Brussels - Altiero Spinelli building, room 1E1

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PROGRAMME

  • 8.00 - 8.05 Welcome & introduction

PauL RÜBIG, MEP and STOA First Vice-Chair

  • 8:05 - 8:10 Regulatory framework for medical devices

Olga TKACHENKO & Paul PISCOI, European Commission, DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

  • 8:10 - 8:15 EU research on implants

Pilar AGUAR, European Commission, DG for Research and Innovation, Health Directorate

  • 8:20 - 8:30 Technology and innovation: the only solution to treat the burden of osteoarthritis

Emmanuel THIENPONT, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Saint Luc University Hospital, Belgium

European Knee Society

  • 8:30 - 8:40 The importance of joint registries in observing implant performance

Per KJAERSGAARD-ANDERSEN, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Vejle Hospital, South Danish University, Denmark

European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT)

  • 8:40 - 8:50 The need for a partnership between all stakeholders

Didier DELTORT, Zimmer Biomet

  • 8:50 - 9:00 Discussion & closing remarks