Resources for professionals in medical devices and combination products

Posted on 18/12/2017

TOPRA is committed to assisting the regulatory profession in accessing the most relevant and up-to-date news and resources in the medical devices and combination products space. See how we can help you in 2018 and beyond.

Basics of Medical Devices Regulatory Affairs

Our Basics courses on medical devices in the EU occur twice a year. This one-day course will give you a comprehensive overview of regulatory requirements and considerations for medical devices.

Dates and locations for our remaining 2019 courses are:


Medical Devices Regulatory Affairs Introductory Course

TOPRA delivers an annual three-day Introductory course for anyone new to Medical Device Regulatory Affairs looking to gain an in-depth understanding of the requirements for medical devices in the EU.

The 2019 edition:

  • 10–12 July at the Hunton Park Hotel, Hertfordshire, UK 

Registration for the event is now open


TOPRA Masterclasses

We offer medical devices Masterclasses, aimed at experienced regulatory professionals through the year. See our Masterclasses schedule for our next course focusing on medical devices.


MSc Regulatory Affairs – Medical Devices

TOPRA's MSc Regulatory Affairs - Medical Devices is a qualification designed not only to help you broaden your regulatory expertise whilst developing your career, it is also fully flexible - designed to suit you so you can start when you want and pay as you go.


Article: Medical Devices Standards Update

The May 2019 issue of Regulatory Rapporteur featured an article listing recent changes to medical device standards. Here is a longer version of what appeared in print .

TOPRA Annual Symposium 2019

Symposium photo

In 2019, TOPRA’s Annual Symposium will be held in Dublin, Ireland on 30 September–2 October, with two days exclusively covering medical devices and IVDs.

See what was discussed in previous years.

TOPRA Special Interest Networks (SPINs)

We have a lively TOPRA SPIN in Medical Technologies community. If you are a member we recommend you join in today and take part in the conversation. Members can sign up to a SPIN in the My TOPRA area.


Medical Devices newsletter and MedBoard discount

Starting in March 2019, TOPRA members have the opportunity to receive a monthly email newsletter - MedDev Update - highlighting the latest regulatory developments in Europe's medical devices sector. 

MedDev Update is produced in collaboration with MedBoard, a single integrated medical device information platform that allows users to access the latest news, official regulatory information and regulatory developments in a fast, accessible and user-friendly way.

As a TOPRA member, you or your organisation can subscribe to MedBoard at a discounted rate.