China, the United States, Brazil or the European Union – every market has different requirements that manufacturers and exporters of medical devices must fulfill. Getting to grips with the applicable standards and directives is complex and time-consuming, but advantageous.

SGS Germany's medical devices experts know and understand the requirements placed on the medical devices industry by the organizations and government agencies in many target countries, and how to interpret them correctly. To support your business we invite you to share in our expertise at a symposium:

Date: 18 November 2014
Time: 9am – 5pm
Location: Munich, Germany

SGS experts will deliver a detailed insight into the regulatory requirements of the different global markets for medical devices.

As the world’s leading testing and certification company, SGS has many medical device testing laboratories with the necessary accreditations and testing equipment to evaluate and certify your product for cross-border trade. Active in more than 140 countries, SGS has an in-depth understanding of the current medical devices testing standards and directives.

Speakers at the SGS symposium will be from Germany, China, Belgium and Japan. They will speak about their first-hand experiences of the standards and guidelines for the relevant organizational and governmental authorities of:

  • The EU
  • The FDA / FCC / OSHA in the USA
  • The INMETRA / ANIVSA in Brazil
  • The J-PAL / PMDA / MHLW for Japan
  • The CFDA in China

In addition, the event will also cover topics including certificates of conformity, for export to markets including Africa and the Middle East.

The participation fee for this symposium "Export of active medical devices" is 95 Euros. Early registration is recommended, as experience shows spaces fill quickly. If you are interested please contact us: t: +49 (0) 89-787475-193

Meet our experts during MEDICA 2014 from 12 to 15 November in Düsseldorf, Hall 16 Booth no. G10-5. Make an appointment by emailing Of course we will provide you a free entry ticket.

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Torsten Laub
PR Manager
SGS Germany GmbH
Corporate Communications
t: +49 (0) 40 3010 1298

SGS Group Germany

SGS has been operating in Germany since 1920. At 40 offices nationwide, about 3,000 employees provide inspection, testing and verification services for all stages of the value chain to ensure more safety, more efficiency and more quality.

SGS Institut Fresenius, SGS-TÜV Saar and SGS Gottfeld NDT Services are also part of the German SGS Group. The experts of these organisations reflect the entire range of services along the ten business lines. The German laboratories are among the Europe-wide leading providers of non-medical analyses. SGS enjoys an excellent reputation especially as regards the safety and quality of foodstuffs, beverages and consumer products. The quality seal that has been awarded by SGS Institut Fresenius for many decades is one of the most renowned certificates for high-quality products on the German market. In addition, the SGS Group with its technological competence is part of the industrial progress in Germany. Audits, hazard analyses, non-destructive testing as well as expertise in damage analysis ensure uncompromising safety of equipment, products or processes. The Group also focuses on state-of-the-art solutions to issues of the future – relating to, for example, the use of renewable energy, resource efficiency or e-mobility.

About SGS

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.