17 Sep 2019

Experts Share Compliance and Regulation Requirements for the Health and Personal Care Industry


The regulatory framework for commercialisation of medical and health products continue to evolve with innovation developments and increasing health and environmental concerns. While these changes present challenges for businesses, they also generate new opportunities. To help local enterprises in the Health and Personal Care industry better understand new regulatory requirements and identify potential opportunities arising from regulatory updates, IPI organised the Stamp of Approval: Certification and Compliance forum on 4 September 2019.

The event drew over 100 participants from the Biomedical Sciences, Chemicals, Electronics and Personal Care industries, including heads of R&D and product development. Attendees acquired valuable knowledge on global medical device regulatory requirements and networks to navigate regulatory complexities from guest speakers Ken Simpson, Principal Patent Attorney of Davies Collison Cave, Bernice Lau, Medical and Health Service Executive Auditor of TÜV SÜD PSB and Jack Wong, Founder of Asia Regulatory Professional Association.

The speakers shared ways to create stronger IP to support their businesses with the adoption of emerging technologies such as AI. In addition, they also highlighted global medical device regulatory requirements, and testing and compliance considerations for healthcare product registrations in Asia. The event closed with a panel discussion on regulations and compliance issues surrounding smart medtech devices and personal and consumer care innovations, moderated by IPI Deputy Director Sim Kung Kiat.

MORE NEWS

  • 29th Nov 2019

    IPI Shares Market and Technology Insights in Lithium-ion Battery Recycling

    Beyond the environmental and social benefits to society, it is undeniable that new opportunities are created with the shift towards a circular...

    Read More
  • 6th Nov 2019

    Innovative Food Start-ups Share Food & Beverage of Tomorrow

    Driven by consumer demands for healthier, fresher and safer options, food and beverage companies are pushing the boundaries of innovation to keep a...

    Read More
  • 25th Oct 2019

    International Partnership to Promote Cross-border Technology Adoption and Commercialisation

    Kin8 and IPI have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to formalise their partnership on 11 October 2019. The partners will...

    Read More
  • 9th Oct 2019

    IEO Forum Continues to Foster Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing

    The sixth Innovation and Enterprise Office (IEO) Forum hosted by Ngee Ann Polytechnic on 27 September brought together over 70 representatives from...

    Read More