Global UDI and Master Data Forum: 2020 Programme

21st-23rd April 2020 | Berlin, Germany >> Download the full programme to see our line-up of expert speakers and topic sessions.Join us to: 

Event Information

European UDI Forum Sample Attendee List

Download last year's attendee list to see who attended European UDI Forum 2019! 

Interviews

UDIs at the Point of Care - The Challenges and Benefits to Hospitals

Ahead of this years European UDI's Forum we sat down with Dr. Hajo Reißmann, Head of Medical Supply Controlling at the University Medical Center Schleswig Holstein, who has been running a UDI pilot project, to find out what UDIs truly mean for hospitals. In this report they will discuss:What the...

Industry Roundtable: UDI Compliance in an Evolving Regulatory Landscape

With Europe facing rapidly-approaching new UDI regulations, plans need to be put in place now in order to meet the deadlines, but the requirements from authorities are not yet clear, therefore manufacturers are unable to commit to costly projects. The question on medical device manufacturers’ minds is – what can...

How can organisations make their supply chain more efficient by digitalising processes?

In the context of an increasingly competitive medical device market, implementing the upcoming European Unique Device Identifier will require considerable investment and strategic planning for many organisations. Ahead of the UDIs & Traceability for Medical Devices Conference, Pharma IQ spoke with Graham Francis, Channel Marketing Manager at Kallik to discuss...

Preparation, Organisation & Collaboration: UDI Compliance and Beyond

Ahead of the UDIs & Traceability Conference 2018, Pharma IQ spoke with industry experts to discuss the regulatory challenges in Europe in regard to UDIs and how organisations can look beyond compliance deadlines in order to strengthen their organisation for the future.

Reports

How to Build a Master Data Strategy to Enable Global Compliance: An Industry Analysis

Organisations of all sizes are recognising the critical role of data quality in information governance and stewardship driven by broader enterprise information management initiatives. Pharma IQ surveyed leading industry professionals on their challenges and investment plans for building a master data management (MDM) strategy to enable global compliance. The results...

Improving Your Master Data Strategy in 2020 and Beyond: 2019 Post Show Report

Complying with international requirements and standards to ensure global UDI compliance is a key challenge for medical device manufacturers. Contending with changing deadlines and often ambiguous guidelines, manufacturers are looking for clarity from regulators on what exactly is required of them. In light of this and the delay to EUDAMED,...

European UDI: Start Delayed But The Race Is On

The European Commission recently announced a two-year delay for the launch of the new version of European Database on Medical Devices (EUDAMED) being built to support the European Medical Device Regulation (MDR) including the module that will hold unique device identifiers (UDIs) and other required data on medical devices.In a...

Master Data Management and UDIs: A Pairing of Compliance and Opportunity

Ahead of this years European UDI forum, Dawn Fowler, Director of UDI and Master Data Management, Masimo and Pharma IQ wrote a report on data management and UDI’s. In this report they will discuss:The transition from GUDID to EUDAMED for FDA-compliant manufacturersBuilding a robust UDI MDM infrastructureWhat are the next...

Driving success by moving beyond UDI compliance

Despite the numerous challenges inherent in UDI implementation, the system is poised to bring significant business benefits to all stakeholders. Companies that are successful in moving beyond UDI implementation and into process optimisation will be the ones that stand out from their competitors and maximise their market share. This poster...