Danmark – Danish Medicines Agency Ramps Up Capacity in Medical Devices

The Danish Medicines Agency’s Medical Devices Unit is “massively building up capacity” in the area of medical devices, the agency said Tuesday, to better deal with the incoming EU device legislation and to address rapid changes in technological development.

A new fee structure will allow the devices unit to increase its staff capacity from about 14 employees to about 40 employees once all new employees have been recruited next spring. The unit will also work more closely with the Danish Medicines Agency’s division for Medicines Control & Inspection and the division for Medical Evaluation, which contains the highest concentration of medical expertise.

“Over the past years, we have therefore worked to get the necessary funding in place to increase our capacity, and we are very pleased to have now succeeded,” Thomas Senderovitz, director general of the agency, said in a statement…