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Taiwan FDA hosts 2023 APEC Medical Devices Regulatory Science Center of Excellence (CoE) Workshop

  • Data Source:Food and Drug Administration, Ministry of Health and Welfare
  • Created:2023-08-29
  • Last Updated:2023-08-29

    As part of Taiwan’s continuous effort in the promotion of using international standards for medical devices and the advancement of regulatory harmonization in the Asia-Pacific region, Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) is hosting the ‟2023 APEC Medical Devices Regulatory Science Center of Excellence Workshop” during August 29 to August 31 by both virtual and in-person formats. Several overseas and local experts invited from the regulatory authorities and medical device industry,  including Japan Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) and Shimadzu Corporation, will deliver training to more than 36 trainees from 13 countries, including Columbia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Peru, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Viet Nam, and Chinese Taipei, and share their experiences on the concepts of using essential principles for conformity assessment of medical devices. The participants will promote effective management of medical device lifecycle, implement harmonized approaches, and seek to facilitate regulatory convergence for medical devices within their jurisdictions.

    TFDA conducts the Center of Excellence training on a continuous basis since 2019, in order to achieve Taiwan’s goal of promoting medical device regulatory convergence, capacity building, and international cooperation.