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This Week at FDA: Pediatric use for Lilly’s COVID mAbs; Will Woodcock stay on?
Posted 03 December 2021 By Michael Mezher, Kari Oakes
Welcome to month two of our weekly digest of regulatory news from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other corners of the health care product world. This week saw the expansion of Eli Lilly’s emergency use authorization (EUA) ...
COVID-19 vaccine tracker
Posted 03 December 2021 By Jeff Craven
Updated 03 December with new information on vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Gamaleya Research Institute, Janssen Vaccines, Sinovac, Bharat Biotech, Shifa Pharmed Industrial Group, and the first authorization of the...
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FDA expands eSTAR filing to de novo devices, IVDs
Posted 02 December 2021 By Kari Oakes
US medical device and in vitro diagnostic sponsors who are using the Food and Drug Administration’s de novo pathway will be able to use the eSTAR filing format at the beginning of 2022. A pilot program for the eSTAR template that kic...
Euro Roundup: EMA chief calls for extra staff to handle growing workload
Posted 02 December 2021 By Nick Paul Taylor
The executive director of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has told politicians her teams need more support to cope with COVID-19 and their soon-to-be-extended mandate.
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EU official says ICH Q6B is outdated and needs revision
Posted 01 December 2021 By Joanne S. Eglovitch
The International Council for Harmonization’s (ICH) Q6B guideline setting acceptance criteria for new biological products needs to be revised to incorporate a more patient-centric approach and to include the science and risk-based concep...
Recon: FDA advisors narrowly back Merck’s COVID drug; Sanofi to buy Origimm for its acne vaccine candidate
Posted 01 December 2021 By Michael Mezher
Welcome to Regulatory Reconnaissance, your daily regulatory news and intelligence briefing.
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Public-private initiative expands support for NGS tests
Posted 30 November 2021 By Kari Oakes
A key microbial genome database is being updated and expanded through a public-private partnership, as the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) works with a health data company and an academic institution to build out the FDA-ARGOS data...
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RAPS releases updated Regulatory Competency Framework
Posted 30 November 2021 By Zachary Brousseau
RAPS today announced the release of its updated Regulatory Competency Framework, describing the essential elements of what is required of regulatory professionals at four key career and professional levels. The framework is relevant to r...
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Sponsored Webcast: Best Practices on MDR Transition Under Current Conditions
Wednesday, 15 December 2021 (11:00 - 12:00PM) 1.0 RAC Credits Member: $0 NonMember: $0
As one of the leading Notified Bodies in these transition cases, BSI will share a series of lessons learned from actual case reports of manufacturers moving through the transitioning to applying the EU MDR
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Rollout IVDR 2022: What can IVD manufacturers learn from the MDR rollout when establishing compliance for their IVD devices by May 2022?
Tuesday, 07 December 2021 (10:00 - 11:30AM) 1.0 RAC Credits Fee: $0
This webcast will cover the potential impact of IVDR implementation in 2022 for new and existing (legacy) devices and considerations learned from the MDR rollout for IVD manufacturers to consider when determining regulatory strategy
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Meet the Authors: Global Pediatric Development of Drugs, Biologics, and Medical Devices
Monday, 06 December 2021 (10:00 - 11:00AM) 0.0 RAC Credits Member: $0 NonMember: $0
Four authors from the latest RAPS book, Global Pediatric Development of Drugs, Biologics, and Medical Devices, will be on hand to answer all your burning questions on global pediatric development in regulatory affairs.
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Impact of MDR on Drug-Device Combination Products: Notified Body Opinion and CE Mark Applications
Thursday, 16 December 2021 (9:00 - 2:00PM) 6.0 RAC Credits Member: $580 Non-Member: $680
Learn how EU MDR 2017/745 affects integral drug-device combinations and how to develop a complete dossier for Notified Body review.
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Software as a Medical Device
Tuesday, 25 January 2022 (9:00 - 4:00PM) 12.0 RAC Credits Member: $970 Nonmember: $1,150
Join regulatory experts to explore the evolving global regulatory requirements affecting SaMD, including determining when software is considered regulated as SaMD and how to determine correct class/classifications.
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Europe Europe
Software as a Medical Device
Tuesday, 15 February 2022 (9:00 - 5:00PM) 12.0 RAC Credits Members: € 945 Nonmembers: € 1,120
Review current and evolving regulatory requirements for software as a medical device in order to navigate the challenging expectations for software products.
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Europe Europe
Thursday, 17 February 2022 (9:00 - 5:00PM) 12.0 RAC Credits Members: € 945 Nonmembers: € 1120
Gain the knowledge you need to navigate global cybersecurity expectations, translate regulatory expectations into concrete design and development activities and establish trust with customers.
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Strategies in Meetings: Achieving Your Objectives
Thursday, 10 February 2022 (8:00 - 9:30AM) 1.5 RAC Credits Member: $150 Nonmember: $175
Discover ten techniques that will improve your ability to persuade others to pursue a course of action.
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Books Books
Complete GHTF Guidance Document Bundle
Member: $62.50 Nonmember: $82.50
A GHTF bundle of 24 guidances for medical devices: 10 from Study Group 1, eight from Study Group 2, three from Study group 3, two from Study Group 4 and one from Study Group 5.
On-demand On-demand
21 CFR 820 Quality System Regulation and ISO 13485 Medical Devices
1.5 RAC Credits
Member: $0.00 Nonmember: $35.00
The RAPS Philadelphia Chapter’s webcast covering 21 CFR 820 quality system regulation and ISO 13485 medical devices.
Online Course Online Course
Medical Device Certificate Elective Medical Device Certificate Elective
Medical Devices: Definition & Lifecycle [1.0 RAC]
1.0 RAC Credits
Member: $135.00 Nonmember: $185.00
This course acts as a primer—a basic introduction to medical devices and general aspects of product and regulatory lifecycles.
Books Books
Global Pediatric Development of Drugs, Biologics, and Medical Devices
Member: $130.00 Nonmember: $180.00
This book takes a comprehensive look at global regulations, guidance, and incentives for the development of products for the pediatric population.
Online Course Online Course
Medical Device Certificate Elective Medical Device Certificate Elective
Medical Devices: EU Regulations [5.0 RAC]
5.0 RAC Credits
Member: $545.00 Nonmember: $745
This course provides a solid understanding of medical device regulation in the EU. It covers the history of medical device regulation in Europe and follows the regulatory requirements throughout the product life.
RAC Prep Bundle RAC Prep Bundle
RAC (Devices) Reference Package: Complete Bundle
Member: $1,900 Nonmember: $2,600
Referred to as 'Reference Packages', RAC Prep bundles combine several of RAPS individual RAC prep tools together at a discounted rate.
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Single Certificate Single Certificate
Regulatory Affairs Certificate Upgrade: Pharmaceuticals
Member: $1225.00 Nonmember: $1580
If you have already successfully completed a Regulatory Affairs Certificate in Medical Devices, you can complete the two remaining core courses of the Dual Certificate and three addition electives.
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Global Medical Device Regulatory Strategy, Second Edition (Hardcover)
Member: $125 Nonmember: $175
Learn to develop a comprehensive global regulatory strategy for medical devices, labeling, clinical, risk management, marketing, and postmarketing.