The European Commission launched the “Call for expression of interest for expert panels on medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices” to find experienced clinical, scientific and technical experts in the area of the medical and in vitro diagnostic devices.
These experts will become part of the expert panels, foreseen by the new Regulations 2017/745 and 2017/746, to support the assessment of specific high-risk devices and to contribute to the prospective involvement of the overall framework by advising the European Commission, the Medical Devices Coordination Group, Member States, Notified Bodies and manufacturers.
Within EPTRI WP3 survey, several paediatric MD experts declared their interest in participating to the development of a dedicated Thematic Research Platform and have now the opportunity to actively contribute to this call of the European Commission and candidate themselves in the expert panels, foreseen by the new Regulations 2017/745 and 2017/746, “on behalf of the establishing European Paediatric Transnational Research Infrastructure”.
The relevant areas of expertise are:
- orthopaedic, traumatology, rehabilitation, rheumatology
- circulatory system: cardiovascular/lymphatic system
- neurology, neurosurgical devices, implants for hearing and vision
- respiratory, anaesthesiology, intensive care
- endocrinology and diabetes
- general and plastic surgery
- obstetrics and gynaecology including reproductive medicine
- gastroenterology and hepatology
- nephrology and urology
- in vitro diagnostic medical devices
- cybersecurity, software, medical device software, bioinformatics, artificial intelligence.
The eligibility criteria to apply are:
- Full rights as a citizen of a Member State of the EU, EFTA or Turkey;
- A university degree in a relevant medical or scientific area at graduate level;
- At least 10 years of relevant professional experience in areas related to the subject of the call (medical, non-medical, scientific and technical or regulatory);
- Good knowledge of the English language allowing active participation in deliberations and writing reports in English;
- No financial interest or other interest in the medical device industry or in a notified body or any other organisation or sector, which could affect their independence, impartiality and objectivity.
Each application should include the following documents: a completed electronic application form, a curriculum vitae; a copy of the national ID or passport as proof of citizenship; a declaration of interests (DOI) using the standard DOI form annexed to this call.
For any further information please contact [email protected]
The deadline for the submission has been postponed to the 24th of November.