Europe – Implementation of the MDR most likely postponed by one year

Directly related to MDR implementation the Commission has carefully evaluated the impact of COVID-19 on the implementation of the MDR . The COVID-19 situation has added a lot of pressure to an already challenging situation for all actors involved (national competent authorities, notified bodies, industry and the Commission). As such, on March 25th  2020, the Commission announced that work on a proposal to postpone the date of application of the MDR for one year is ongoing. “We are working to submit this proposal early April and we call on Parliament and Council to adopt it quickly as the deadline for entry into force is end of May.”…