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Matthias Neumann
Senior Executive, Medical Device Safety Unit at German Federal Ministry of Health


Matthias Neumann studied Physics and made his PhD on Biophysics and Health Physics at University-Hospital Charité of the Humboldt-University Berlin.

He joined the Federal Ministry in 2002 and his/hers career in the Division for Medical Devices spans over 17 years.

He was previously about 5 years with the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices. There he was responsible for the risk assessment of all kinds of Active Medical Devices including Active Implantable Medical Devices.

In his/her current position as Deputy Head of the Division “Medical Devices Safety” he is responsible for the national, European and international regulation of Medical Devices. He was actively involved into the negotiations of the new European Regulations on medical Devices (MDR) and In-vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVDR).  

Agenda Sessions

  • Regulatory challenges for AI according to the EU MDR