The book provides comprehensive, yet practical knowledge of product planning, research, development, manufacturing, certification and approval, and distribution of medical device in order to enable readers to conduction of business easily through general R&D education as well as essential subject, medical device approval and certification system. The main purpose of book is to foster practical medical device experts through understanding of medical device approval and certification system of East Asia including Korea, Japan, and China.
Since the author has had an experienced working in Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS), especially in medical device certification department as well as an educator in Universities for a long time, the author contains practical-knowledge-oriented information such as problems and corresponding strategies of each country in an aspect of regulatory affairs based on 『global certification and approval for medical device』, which are distinct from a regular textbook: engineering-education-oriented information for medical device manufacturing. This book describes information of regulatory affairs easily for various class of readers: from a undergraduate and graduate student who are interested in medical device industry to personnel who are performing medical device regulation related work.
The contained information is based on public announced material from each country’s regulatory authority. However, the contained information may change in the future due to characteristics of regulatory affairs. Therefore, the author will continuously publish revised edition and respectfully accept requests for revision and improvement.
Gyu Ha Ryu, ph.D