Biocompatibility for Medical Devices

Biocompatibility for Medical Devices

  • 20-21 November 2019
  • Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona (CCIB), Spain

Biocompatibility for Medical Devices is a conference dedicated to testing methods, evaluations, risk & regulations with competent authority, notified body & industry guidance.

Biocompatibility for Medical Devices covers topics such as:

  • Hearing from ISO/TC 194 experts at the heart of ISO 10993
    • James Moore, Senior Scientist, W.L. Gore, USA
    • Christian Pellevoisin, Scientific Director, Episkin Academy, France
    • Implantation working group
    • Christopher Parker, Associate Department Head In-Vivo Biocompatibility, Toxikon and member, ISO/TC 194/WG 10
  • Taking control of your biocompatibility strategy
    • The latest alternatives to animal testing
    • Common pitfalls and understand how they can be avoided
    • Harmonisation of ISO 10993 in EU, US and China
    • Direct Competent Authority and Notified Body feedback
    • The guidance surrounding chemical characterisation and toxicological risk assement
  • Gaining practical industry feedback to take back to your office
    • The work Abbott is doing on Thrombogenicity Testing and the High Failure Rate
    • How to manage TTC: What should manufacturers do with the information?
    • Cytotoxicity failures? how to deal with them with Philippe Hasgall, Principal Scientist, Zimmer Biomet, Switzerland

Biocompatibility for Medical Devices brings together attendees from medical device companies including:

  • QA / Quality Assurance
  • Biocompatibility Manager
  • R&D / R&D Engineer
  • RA / Regulatory Affairs within biocompatibility only
  • Quality Engineer
  • Toxicologist
  • Product Safety
  • Materials Specialist / Material Characterization / Material Expert

Biocompatibility for Medical Devices will be held in Barcelona, Spain on 20-21 November 2019.


Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona (CCIB)
Plaça de Willy Brandt, 11-14,
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1699-2299 Pound Sterling   (Early registration date: 11 October 2019)
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  • Biocompatibility for Medical Devices - 20-21 Nov 2019, Barcelona, Spain (87403)


Please, check the official conference website for possible changes, before you make any traveling arrangements

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