Central/Eastern European Report
Thu, 09/07/2006 - 5:12am
The medical device market in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) is growing fastthe region as a whole is expected to grow annually by 6%, reaching $5.8 billion in 2010. The rapid growth is fueled by EU accession. Harmonization of medical device legislation with the EU, streamlining of device registration, and adoption of more rigid patent laws have all made the CEE region attractive to multinationals. Plus, most CEE countries are attempting to decentralize their healthcare system and replace aging facilities and equipment. Prepared by Espicom, a report, The Outlook for Medical Devices in Central & Eastern Europe to 2011, is available from FDANews. Information: 888-838-5578.