Maetrics Hosts Innovative Medical Cluster Event in Switzerland

Global life sciences consulting firm leads conference on Medical Technology regulations, quality and compliance issues in partnership with Medical Cluster

[UKPRwire, Fri May 29 2015] Maetrics, a leading international consulting firm focused on the life sciences sector, wrapped up a successful conference, “The cost of non-compliance – How new regulation is reshaping the Medical Technology industry,” yesterday in Zurich.

Hosted by Maetrics GmbH and its Switzerland-based team, experts provided insights on the impact of regulation on the Medical Technology field to an exclusive local audience. The event was held in conjunction with Medical Cluster, a revered network of manufacturers, suppliers and service and research companies in the value chain of Medical Technology from Switzerland and the surrounding region.

The seminar thoroughly explored how growing regulatory requirements are impacting the Medical Technology industry and how cost-effective compliance strategies may improve performance and enhance the value of an organization.

Intended to be a thought-provoking session for industry executives with compliance and P&L responsibilities, the event featured presentations and a panel discussion by industry experts whose insights resonated with attendees. The topics presented included:

- An overview of the most relevant regulations impacting the Medical Devices sector and how they are reshaping the industry.
- A legal view describing how the industry is performing with regard to compliance.
- The value of quality and the cost associated with non-compliance.

After the presentations, a panel discussion on the costs of non-compliance was led by Steve Cottrell, President of Maetrics.

“We hope this is the first of many events throughout the world that allow Maetrics to lead important discussions in the life sciences industry,” said Cottrell. “As an organization, we strive to be a contributing member of the life sciences community and events such as this one give us the opportunity to drive critical conversations.”

Now in its thirtieth year, Maetrics is a leading global life sciences consulting firm for top-tier pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device companies and that specializes in the following for top-tier pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device companies:

• Enterprise compliance services
• Performance improvement
• Risk management
• Organizational change management
• Information technology

The company’s headquarters is located in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, and it supports its global client base through offices worldwide.


About Maetrics

Maetrics is a consulting firm exclusively focused on serving the Life Sciences sector. Founded in 1984, Maetrics has evolved to become a global force supporting a significant number of pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and medical device firms with their most critical enterprise compliance, performance improvement, risk management, information technology and organizational change management initiatives. Maetrics is currently present in the US (5 offices), the UK and Switzerland.

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