Europe – Swiss referendum leaves MDR mutual recognition agreement question unresolved

On September 27, 2020, the Swiss held one of their many referendums. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the referendum in May 2020 had been postponed. This resulted in a total of five issues they were asked their opinion about, so the Swiss had to do a bit of homework before spending their Sunday on casting their vote. Subjects covered included a vote on whether to limit immigration for EU citizens, which also had implications for the Medical Devices Regulation’s (MDR) date of application in Switzerland…