Medical Device regulations – When is a product/software a medical device?

Medical Device regulations – When is a product/software a medical device?

This webinar is aimed at UK businesses due to eligibility rules on support.

This Bucks Health and Social Care Ventures programme workshop is fully funded and free to access. We have a number of workshops planned, if you would like to find out more then please check our website for further details.

This two hour workshop is facilitated by Bucks HSC Ventures and delivered by Rita Hendricusdottir, Programme Manager for Regulatory Training Software at University of Oxford.

The objective of this workshop is to learn the first key aspects of the Medical Device Regulations to determine:   

when a product or a software is a medical device and   

what the risk classification of the device is

What will you learn?

By the end of the webinar delegates will be able to:   

Identify if a device / software is a medical device   

Classify a medical device or software as a medical device according to the  Medical   Device Regulation (EU) risk levels   

Use the regulatory tool: Oxford Global Guidance

Who should attend?

Whether you are a seed stage startup or a mature stage SME, we invite innovators and entrepreneurs working in the area of medical devices / digital health solutions to attend this webinar. It may also be of interest to academic researchers,   clinicians, science students, research council, research services and tech transfer support

Webinar Presenter

Rita holds a PhD from the Medical Research Centre (MRC) at King’s College London. Throughout her career, Rita has been part of international multidisciplinary networks and has led large international initiatives in bridging the gaps between different scientific disciplines. Rita played a significant role in setting up and leading the training workstream within ELIXIR, European infrastructure for big data within biological research. She has also experience in working with big pharmaceutical companies. Rita previously worked for the University of Edinburgh and is currently overseeing the development of a data-driven tool to help navigate the medical device regulation at the Natural Interactions Lab based at the University of Oxford. She was involved in the REFORM research on ‘Data-driven healthcare: regulation & regulators’ and closely works with key stakeholders in the regulatory area, such as the MHRA and NHSx. She has given workshops on MDR classification for IEEE and EIT Health and has published on the topic of digital solutions for regulatory navigation.

Who is the Host?

Bucks HSC Ventures is a collaborative programme that provides specialist business support for SMEs and facilitates the accelerated adoption of innovation into the health and social care system using the expertise and networks of our partner organisations: Buckinghamshire New University, the Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, the Oxford AHSN, Buckinghamshire Council and Buckinghamshire CCG. The programme is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Programme.

Please note that the workshops are funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and are available to eligible SME applicants as part of the Bucks HSC Ventures programme. Sign up to these events to express your interest for an ERDF funded place and a member of our team will follow up with you. A maximum of one ERDF funded ticket per business is available. Please note that the event is for SMEs based in the UK and we will limit tickets to non-businesses or people outside of the UK.


3 February, 2021 - 3 February, 2021
10:30am - 12:30pm
Buckinghamshire HSC Ventures

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