EU MDR 2017/745 fully applicable


Regulations to ensure patient safety

DUDERSTADT, Germany (May 25, 2021) – On 26 May 2017, the Regulation (EU) 2017/745 on medical devices (MDR) came into force. But the legislator granted a three-year transition period, which was extended by one year due to the corona pandemic.

As of 26 may 2021, the new Medical Device Regulation will be fully applicable. The aim of the new EU-wide and uniform regulations is to ensure patient safety and to enhance the quality of medical devices on the European market for the benefit of all.

The online platform MDR Suite is a service from Ottobock for O&P professionals and serves as a source of information and workbook. The MDR suite give you an overview of the different roles and responsibilities, the corresponding definitions and subcategories of the new regulations.

Click here to enter the MDR Suite from Ottobock

About Ottobock

All around the world, the Ottobock name stands for high-quality and technologically outstanding products and services in the field of medical technology. Established 101 years ago in Germany, Ottobock opened its doors in Scandinavia in 1967. Currently in its third generation as a privately held company, Ottobock offers products and services to help people maintain or regain their freedom of movement. For 100 years, people have been the focus of everything we do – true to our values, “human, reliable, inventive.”

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