Archive for June, 2016

Medical devices: deal reached on new EU rules

On 25 May 2016, the EU agreed new rules on medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices.

eu mapThe Netherlands presidency of the Council and representatives of the European Parliament reached a political agreement. It is still subject to approval by the Council’s Permanent Representatives Committee and of the Parliament’s ENVI committee.

The agreed two draft regulations are expected to achieve a twofold aim: making sure that medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices are safe while allowing patients to benefit from innovative health care solutions in a timely manner.

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R&D work with Medicologic in France could have tax benefits

Medicologic has received the CIR (credit d’impôt recherche) approval by the French Ministry of Research and Higher Education as one of very few Scandinavian med-tech consultancies.

We are really proud of this stamp of approval, says Martin Thomsen, COO of Medicologic

We are really proud of this stamp of approval, says Martin Thomsen, COO of Medicologic

Following an extensive research project in France for a leading client in the health care sector, Medicologic has been granted the CIR stamp. Clients working with Medicologic can now apply for substantial tax credits when carrying out R&D in France.

The tax credit amount given by the French authorities is adjusted according to the degree of basic research and novelty of the R&D, but in some instances it can be the full project costs.

Therefore, this should motivate Medicologic clients with plans in France to look into the possibilities of reducing overall R&D spending.
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