Europe – Eudamed’s 2-Year Delay: CAMD Executive Group Calls for Interim Solutions

As the European Commission announced a two-year delay of the launch of a new database on medical devices, known as Eudamed, the Competent Authorities for Medical Devices (CAMD) executive group is seeking new solutions to help with the transition ahead of the new May 2022 launch date.

In particular, the CAMD executive group is taking issue with the transitional provisions ahead of Eudamed’s full implementation. The new database will contain different modules on actors, unique device identifiers (UDIs), notified bodies and certificates, vigilance, clinical investigations and performance studies and market surveillance. It’s expected to improve the transparency and coordination of information on devices in the EU…