Resources for professionals in medical devices and combination products

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.

Here are some of the ways we can help you in 2020 and beyond:

Basics of Medical Device Regulatory Affairs

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

Upcoming courses: 

  • Essentials of European Medical Device Regulatory Affairs  | 9 November | Online or Dublin, Ireland

Medical Device 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. 

TOPRA Masterclasses

We offer medical devices Masterclasses throughout the year aimed at experienced regulatory professionals. Some of our upcoming Masterclasses include:
  
  • Strategic Planning in Regulatory Affairs | 3o June – 2 Jul | Online 
  • Regulation of Electrical, Electronic and Software Devices | 29 Sep – 1 Oct | Online  

See our Masterclasses schedule for other courses focused on medical devices.

Webinars

TOPRA regularly hosts live webinars on topics related to medical devices. See our list of upcoming and archived webinars to see what's currently available.

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.

Medical Device Standards Update

The latest changes to EU and US medical device standards can be downloaded here (PDF). A summarised version is published in Regulatory Rapporteur twice a year.

Medical Devices / IVDs Symposium 2021 (online)

TOPRA’s Medical Devices / IVDs Symposium following extensive feedback from working party members, speakers and delegates, this year’s Medical Devices / IVDs Symposium will now take place online only. Dates, programme and speaker details will begin to be announced in March 2021.

TOPRA Special Interest Networks (SPINs)

We have a lively TOPRA SPIN in Medical Technologies community. Members are invited to log in to TOPRA's online Communities platform to be a part of the MedTech SPIN.

Medical devices newsletter and MedBoard discount

TOPRA members can receive a monthly email newsletter - MedDev Update - highlighting the latest key regulatory developments in the global medical devices sector. 

To subscribe to MedDev Update, log in to the site, go to the 'My Account' area and tick the box to receive the newsletter from the choices on the My Communications Preferences page.

MedBoard logo 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.