The Third-Party Testing Branch of China Association for Medical Devices Industry (CAMDI) was formally deliberated and approved to be established at the Eighth Session of Sixth Standing Council of CAMDI in June 2018. After nearly one year's preparation, the inauguration ceremony of the Third-Party Testing Branch of China Association for Medical Devices Industry was held at Shanghai National Exhibition and Convention Center on May 15, 2019, where the first chairman unit, vice-chairman units, member units and the secretary general unit were voted.
Dr. Jiang Feng, the Standing Vice-Chairman of CAMDI made a speech at the ceremony. Mr. Jiang expressed his great attention to the development of the third-party testing of medical devices and his expectation that foreign and private third-party testing institutions and state-owned testing institutions shall have complementary advantages to facilitate and promote the development of China's medical device industry. Besides, he highly praised the preparatory work nearly over the past year and gave warm congratulations to the selected chairman unit, vice-chairman units, member units and the secretary general unit.
The establishment of the Third-Party Testing Branch starts a new stage of achieving win-win cooperation and servicing the third-party testing industry of medical devices. The branch will implement the purposes and requirements of CAMDI, create a good development environment for the third-party testing industry of medical devices, and strengthen exchanges and cooperation among the third-party testing institutions of medical devices, so as to serve medical device enterprises and promote the development of the industry better by means of the platform's effects.
Then, the Third-Party Testing Branch held the "the First Forum on International Regulations on the Third-Party Testing of Chinese Medical Devices". Representatives from all units discussed the hot issues of medical device testing to help enterprises engaging in the R&D and manufacturing of medical devices understand the latest regulations and compliance policies.