17 - 20 February, 2020 | Mercure Hotel MOA Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Reports, Presentations, Articles & More | SDMD 2020

Download the 2020 Event Agenda

SDMD is Europe’s only international forum dedicated to medical device software design, regulatory compliance and cybersecurity. We are returning in February to continue to welcome all regulatory, security and design representatives involved in creating a software ...

Industry Insights

Taking Innovation to the Next Level: Post Show Report

In February 2020, we’re taking our innovative focus to the next level to ensure your teams can best achieve regulatory compliance, are protected from cyber threats and are implementing agile methodology into your software, all while embracing cutting edge designs to get your product to market faster and staying ahead...

Transforming Healthcare with User Experience Design

As the healthcare environment evolves and patient care moves outside the hospital environment, both patients and carers must be able to use increasingly complex medical devices safely. Medical device manufacturers spend millions developing the latest medical technologies, but often neglect to incorporate user experience, human factors and overall usability early...

Ensuring the Security of Systems of Devices

Ensuring the technical security of a connected device now necessitates incorporating cybersecurity in the development process, recategorising device vulnerabilities as patient safety issues and forming a coherent foreseeable risk management strategy. To discuss this topic in more detail, Pharma IQ spoke exclusively to Georg Heidenreich, Director Healthcare IT Standards, Siemens...

Shaping the regulatory landscape for a new generation of devices

New digital elements in medical devices are shaping a modern approach to patient care. These novel elements provide benefits in the form of new market participants, who have in turn brought innovation and new manufacturing processes. Ahead of his participation in the Software Design for Medical Devices Global Forum, we...

Advancing Information Security and Privacy: The Key Steps in Applying the ISO 27k Framework

In this exclusive interview Patrick Reichmann, Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs Manager at Agfa HealthCare, speaks about the main challenges being faced by companies in regulatory affairs and what he thinks will be the major trends in the regulatory side of medical device software in the next couple of years....

Addressing Cybersecurity Threats in Medical Devices

Medical devices, like other computer systems, are vulnerable to security breaches that potentially impact the safety and effectiveness of the device. Recent security scandals have shown that hackers are increasingly developing new and effective methods of executing cyber attacks on the historically lax security embedded within medical devices. As a...

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SDMD 2020 Business Development Pack

Find information and opportunities available for partnering with the 2020 Software Design for Medical Devices Global Forum.There is a breadth of information including key options we can offer for you, how we can meet your key business goals and much more on our partner's page you can browse here.If you...

SDMD 2020 Full Event Partner Programme

Software Design for Medical Devices Global returns for it's 10th annual forum to further explore in-depth and tailored discussions. Across 4-days the forum will address challenges including usability, software development and risk management by highlighting case studies from both big and small medical deveice manufacturers, to ensure that all attendees...

Conference Insights

Software Design for Medical Devices 2019 Attendee List

See the currently confirmed accounts and job titles attending the Software Design Medical Devices Global Forum (5-7 February).

Past Presentation - Microsoft Healthcare: Revolutionising Healthcare with User Experience Design

At SDMD 2019 we heard from Moni Wolf, Principal Design Director at Microsoft Healthcare where she delivered a brilliant presentation on 'Transforming healthcare with User Experience (UX) design'Within this presentation Moni explores key topics including:How bad UX can cause real harmTaking it from three to four goals in healthcareTrends in...

Past Presentation - Philips, Regulatory Awareness: Digital Health & Beyond

Previously at the Software Design for Medical Devices Forum, we were joined by Pat Baird, Global Regulations and Standards for Philips. Within this presentation, they discussed the importance of Regulatory Awareness within Digital Health, the bigger picture of Machine Learning and AI, and the beyond Agile Guidance.Download the presentation here...

Managing Product Quality for Software Medical Devices

Check out a presentation from Software Design for Medical Devices 2018 from a speaker returning in 2019 Dr Jan van Moll, Philips Healthcare. The presentation looks at managing quality for Software Medical Devices.