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Medical Device Registration Around the World

January 24, 2017 - By: - In: Medical Device Translation - Comments Off on Medical Device Registration Around the World

Does your medical device firm want to expand its reach into new markets? While the United States and the European Union are the two biggest markets for medical devices in the world, they are not the only markets. In fact, there are a number of opportunities available for medical device firms wanting to commercialize their […]

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Do I Need to Translate to Sell Medical Devices in the European Union?

January 12, 2017 - By: - In: Medical Device Translation - Comments Off on Do I Need to Translate to Sell Medical Devices in the European Union?

While a significant percentage of doctors in the European Union speak and read English to a high standard, not all of them do. But more importantly, that figure is much lower among the general population and potential users of your medical device. What about the regulations though?

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Opportunities for US Medical Device Firms in the European Union

December 29, 2016 - By: - In: Medical Device Translation - Comments Off on Opportunities for US Medical Device Firms in the European Union

While the United States is currently the largest market for medical devices, the European Union presents significant opportunities for US medical device firms looking to expand abroad. The European Union’s medical device market represents the second largest in the world; it’s worth 100 billion euros and accounts for 31% of the entire globe’s medical device […]

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New Opportunities for Medical Device Firms in Emerging Markets

December 14, 2016 - By: - In: Medical Device Translation - Comments Off on New Opportunities for Medical Device Firms in Emerging Markets

With more than two billion underserved patients in emerging markets around the world, medical device firms have plenty of room for global growth. This includes underserved patients in countries like India and China, as well as in regions like Latin America, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa. While each market has its own […]

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Five More Reasons We Should Be Your Next Medical Device Translation Provider

June 23, 2016 - By: - In: Medical Device Translation - Comments Off on Five More Reasons We Should Be Your Next Medical Device Translation Provider

While we devote a lot of attention to assessment translation issues here on the blog, that’s not all we do. Not by a long shot. As a leading provider of high-stakes translation to compliance-intensive industries, medical device translation is also one of our main specialties. We’ve worked with Zimmer Biomet, Smith & Nephew, Celgene and […]

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The Meaning of Patient Care

April 27, 2016 - By: - In: Medical Device Translation - Comments Off on The Meaning of Patient Care

Professional translation is content neutral, but not so translators’ hearts. We happily translate whatever crosses our company’s threshold, and we take pride in our service to all, in the quality of our deliverable, in the quality of our service and in the pleasures of the friendships and friendly associations we enjoy with customers and vendors […]

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China Medical Device Labeling Gets Sticky in 2013

October 22, 2012 - By: - In: Medical Device Translation - Comments Off on China Medical Device Labeling Gets Sticky in 2013

China’s State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) will require all outside labeling and packaging of devices to be in Chinese by April 2013. Failure to provide Chinese labeling and packaging text will result in market banishment. We asked TranslationGuy, noted industry analyst, if this law was a good idea. “Hell yes, it’s a good idea. […]

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Trade Show to Hell

June 14, 2010 - By: - In: Medical Device Translation - Comments Off on Trade Show to Hell

This week was MD&M East at the Javits Center here in NYC, so I stopped by for some face time with a few of my medical device clients, got to handle some of the incredible sci-fi contraptions that we translate about, and then walked the floor, doing the meet and greet, prospecting among the booths (I am […]

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Medtronic: A Benchmark for Medical Device Translators

March 21, 2010 - By: - In: Medical Device Translation - Comments Off on Medtronic: A Benchmark for Medical Device Translators

Medtronic is the world’s largest medical device manufacturer, and it also does a lot of its own translations. So it’s no surprise that the company has become a leader in the translation industry as well, enjoying a reputation for careful attention to ROI and best practice. Medtronic’s internal translation groups (Technical Literature department in Europe, Global Translation Solutions department […]

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