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20-21 November 2019
Barcelona, Spain

ISO 10993: Are you biocompatible?

Thank you to everyone who attended Biocompatibility for Medical Devices 2018! Mark your calendar for next year's meeting - 20 - 21 November 2019

Risk Mitigation. Chemical Characterisation. Practical Implementation.

Immerse yourself in a world of biocompatibility knowledge

Take control of your regulatory strategy:
  • ISO 10993-1 making you nervous? Let us break it down
  • Helping you navigate alternative testing
  • Avoid submission snags with practical advice from TÜV SÜD
  • Is your global biocompatibility compliance strategy up to scratch? Get top tips...
TC/194: Become an expert, just like ours:
  • Kelly Coleman, Medtronic – ISO 10993-10
  • Sherry Parker, Fresenius – ISO 10993-17
  • Theodore Heise, MED Institute – ISO 10993-18
  • Lars Magnus Bjursten, Lund University - Convener for the Swedish TC/194
You’ve heard the regulations – Now what? Dive into the detail:
  • Chemical characterisation testing - A hands-on approach
  • Why you should be adding the Threshold of Toxicological Concern to your arsenal
  • The ins and outs of nanomaterials: What do you need to know?
  • Explore the latest innovations in irritation and sensitization studies

Surround yourself with biocompatibility experts

Medical Device Companies
Biocompatibility Professionals
Hours of Networking

Meet, benchmark and be inspired by the industry's leading experts

Pre-Conference Workshop: Getting to grips with Biocompatibility

Let us help you get to grips with Biocompatibility. We're covering it all – from an introduction of biocompatibility basics to handling failures (and everything in between). This is your chance to pick up top tips and tricks for biocompatibility testing before diving into the main event. This practical workshop on testing strategies will bring you up to speed.

Enhanced Networking

Evening Drinks Reception

Grab a drink and join your peers for an evening of networking and socialising on Wednesday 28th November.

Out of the box speaker

Mark Pollock, Explorer, Innovator & Collaboration Catalyst, talks 'Innovation and technology: Exploring possibilities where humans and technology collide'.

Who Can You Expect to Meet?

Senior Director/Director/Head of/Manager/Associate of:

QA / Quality Assurance, RA / Regulatory Affairs, Toxicologist, R&D / R&D Engineer, Materials Specialist, Product Safety and more...

Biocompatibility for Medical Devices 2018: 10 years strong

That's right. This year marks our 10th annual Biocompatibility for Medical Devices! That's 10 years of; changes to the ISO 10993 standards; regulatory updates; expert speaker line-ups; dedicated content; Q&As; case studies; panel discussions; knowledge exchange; networking and so much more. Want to be part of it? Register your pass today...

Partnering Opportunities

2018 Exhibitor

2018 Promotional Participants

Medical Device Training International | MDTI

MDTI is a global interactive training partner committed to the personal progression of Medtech professionals. We deliver CPD certified training on a wide range of topics including clinical evaluations, clinical investigations, regulatory affairs, combination products, PMS and vigilance, In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD)and soft skills. Our courses are delivered in a variety of formats such as public face-to-face, customised in-house, webinars, eBooks and online academies.