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15-16 October 2020
Clayton Hotel Burlington Road,

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ISO 10993: Are you biocompatible?

Tackle Testing Methods, Evaluations, Risk and Regulations With Competent Authority, Notified Body and Industry Guidance.

Best Practice Biocompatibility: Expert Guidance For Testing And Evaluations

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

4 Things You Need to Know About the Biocompatibility for Medical Devices Conference Series

Discover the key highlights of the event and who you will obtain insights from...

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Linking ISO 10993-17 and ISO 10993-18: Understanding How Part 17 and Part 18 Connect

Both ISO 10993-17/18 should be considered in the context of the ISO 10993-1: evaluation and testing within a risk management process. ISO 10993 guides the assessment of medical devices on tissues in a general way. For a complete biological safety evaluation, it classifies medical devices according to the nature and duration of their use and indicates the data sets that are relevant.

This white paper discuses ISO 10993-17/18, how they relate, and considerations for industry...

Meet, benchmark, and be inspired by the industry's leading experts

Connect and discuss with a biocompatibility network of influencers and innovators to exchange experience and enhance your knowledge.

Pre-Conference Workshop: An Introduction to Biocompatibility

Let us help you get to grips with Biocompatibility. We're covering it all – from an introduction of biocompatibility basics and medical devices to risk assessment and regulatory safety requirements (and everything in between). This is your chance to pick up top tips and tricks for biocompatibility testing before diving into the main event. This practical workshop on testing strategies will bring you up to speed.

Enhanced Networking

Evening Drinks Reception

Grab a drink and join your peers for an evening of networking and socialising.

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Who Can You Expect to Meet?

This conference brings together Senior Directors, Directors, Heads of, Managers, and Associates of:

QA / Quality Assurance, RA / Regulatory Affairs, Toxicology, R&D / R&D Engineering, Materials Specialist / Material Characterisation, Product Safety, and more...

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Get to grips with medical device biocompatibility testing and evaluations best practice

Take a deep dive on the latest biocompatibility guidance and updates with a particular focus on ISO parts...

Evaluation and Testing
Selection of tests for interactions with blood
Tests for irritation and skin sensitization
Establishment of allowable limits for leachable substances
Chemical characterisation of materials

Partnering Opportunities

For information on how your organisation could benefit from this event and to discuss the full range of lead generating, networking and branding opportunities, please contact:

Linda Cole - Tel: +44 (20) 7017 6631 Email:

Surround yourself with biocompatibility experts

This year marks the 11th annual Biocompatibility for Medical Devices! That's over 10 years of; changes to the ISO 10993 standards; regulatory updates; expert speaker line-ups; dedicated content; Q&As; case studies; panel discussions; knowledge exchange; networking and so much more. Want to be part of it? Register your pass today...

Medical Device Companies
Biocompatibility Professionals
Hours of Networking

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Whether you're increasing your company profile, launching a new product or focusing on new business development opportunities, collaborate with us to identify custom solutions to help you reach your goals.  

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Medical Device Training International | MDTI

MDTI is a global interactive training partner committed to the personal progression of Medtech professionals. We deliver CPD certified training on a wide range of topics including clinical evaluations, clinical investigations, regulatory affairs, combination products, PMS and vigilance, In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD)and soft skills. Our courses are delivered in a variety of formats such as public face-to-face, customised in-house, webinars, eBooks and online academies.