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Welcome to the MEDEC Newsroom. You will find current and archived news releases, media contact information and other useful information in this section.



 October 25, 2016  

Le secteur des technologies médicales salue la nouvelle Stratégie québécoise de l'exportation

 June 1, 2016

Neil Fraser of Medtronic Canada Appointed as Chair of the MEDEC Board of Directors

Neil Fraser de Medtronic du Canada est nommé président du conseil d’administration de MEDEC


 September 10, 2015

MEDEC applauds appointment of Ontario's first-ever Chief Health Innovation Strategist

June 25, 2015

MEDEC and BioNova Launch Strategic Partnership
Organizations sign Memorandum of Understanding to increase opportunities for medical technology companies and foster the growth of the industry

April 23, 2015
MEDEC strongly supports Ontario budget initiatives to increase innovation in healthcare
Province implementing all Ontario Health Innovation Council recommendations including $20Million Health Technology Innovation Evaluation Fund

February 5, 2015

MEDEC Applauds the Government of Canada’s Commitment to Regulate Commercially Reprocessed Single-Use Medical Devices
Health Canada to require all commercially reprocessed single-use medical devices to comply with Canada’s Medical Devices Regulations by September 1st 2016


December 19, 2014
Ontario Health Innovation Council’s report offers transformative solutions to improve Ontario’s healthcare system
MEDEC highly supportive of the Council’s recommendations to government

November 17, 2014

APEC Leaders’ Endorsement of the Nanjing Declaration Welcomed by Rx&D and MEDEC

August 26, 2014
Government of Canada announces new investments in commercialization centres
Federal Government commitment of $68.1 million will help bring innovative health technologies to market faster

July 28, 2014

MEDEC Approves Guidances on Ethical Relationships with Third-Party Distributors

April 1, 2014

MEDEC appoints Paul Bradley as Chair of the MEDEC Board of Directors

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