Translate MedTech virtual course – Regulatory Affairs for Medical Devices


7 April 2020

This course will now be delivered by the trainers virtually. In addition, instead of being delivered over a full-day, this course will be delivered as two, 3-hour sessions which will take place on Monday 18 May 2020 (9:30am – 12:30pm) and Wednesday 20 May 2020 (9:30am – 12:30pm). Click the link below to register your place for the course.

This course, delivered as two 3-hour sessions across two separate days, is an introduction to medical devices and the regulatory requirements for placing medical devices on the market and CE marking of devices. It will help you to understand the regulatory path to CE marking a device, deciphering all the regulatory jargon and understanding the new Medical Device Regulations.

By the end of the course, you should be well set up to understand the requirements and responsibilities and plan your organisation’s regulatory and clinical strategy. As well as guiding you through the regulations, it brings you up to scratch with all the other relevant guidance, standards and the new Medical Device Regulations.

*Note – this course will be delivered by the trainer remotely via video conferencing software. Information about how to join the conferencing call will be emailed to everyone that has registered.

Open to academics, researchers, clinicians and industry representatives, by attending the course you will:

  • Learn about the NEW Medical Devices Regulation to be implemented May 2021
  • Learn how to CE mark a device
  • Learn how to classify medical devices
  • Determine the information required for CE marking
  • Understand the role of the Notified Body and the National Competent Authority
  • Learn about the clinical evidence that is required to CE mark a product and the processes involved


Day 1: 18 May 2020, 9:30am – 12:30pm

What is a Medical Device?
How you determine if your product is a medical device; what regulations govern the marketing of medical devices; and how devices are classified

The CE Marking process
How to get a CE mark for your device; what the process is; what regulations, guidance and standards you need to follow; and what documentation you need.
Notified Bodies, National Competent Authorities and Authorized representatives – who they are and what do they do.

Workshop on Classification

Day 2: 20 May 2020, 9:30am – 12:30pm

Clinical evidence for medical devices
What evidence you need; when and how you collect it; and what the regulations and guidance applicable to medical device clinical studies are (including clinical evaluation and clinical investigation).

Course Quiz – covering Day 1 and Day 2

The training course will be run by Janette Benaddi, Medipex Associate.

Spaces are limited and registration is essential.

This course is free to staff and postgraduate research students at Translate partner universities (Bradford, Huddersfield, Leeds, Leeds Beckett, Sheffield Hallam and York). Places for industry and clinical representatives are available at a cost of £95, please email Mohua Siddique to secure your ticket.

Book now to avoid disappointment

The training course will be run by Janette Benaddi, Medipex Associate.

About Medipex Ltd

Medipex is the regional NHS Innovation Hub for the Yorkshire & Humber region helping NHS staff commercialise their ideas and innovations.

About the trainer

Janette Benaddi has over 20 years’ experience of managing pre and post market clinical studies in both devices and pharmaceuticals. Janette has worked with several multinational organizations in various clinical, regulatory and marketing roles.

She is the former owner of Medvance Clinical Research Ltd. and former Director of Clinical & Consulting Europe for NAMSA– a company which provides clinical research and regulatory consulting services to the medical device and healthcare industries worldwide.