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Introduction to quality and regulation for health technology products

Tampere University

Extent

5 ECTS

Course dates

3.10.2022-26.2.2023

Application period

17.6.2022-20.9.2022

Fees

600,00 + VAT 24 % (price incl. VAT 744 €)

Faculty or school

Language of instruction

English

Study fields

Management, Administration and Economics
Technology and Natural Sciences
Health and Welfare
Data Processing and Information Technology

Organising unit

Tree – Continuing Education

Mode of study

Online studies

Study level

Other studies

Comprehensive online course on regulatory and quality requirements and practices for health technology products throughout the product lifecycle

When working with medical devices or other health technology products, it is important to know how this industry operates and what regulations and standards must be followed to get your product on the market.

This online course gives you a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of global industry requirements, regulations, and practices. It introduces different types of health technology products, regulatory framework, stages of product lifecycle, and risk-based thinking. The key concepts and definitions in the field, versatile product testing, product safety verification, usability and related standards will be also introduced not forgetting the ethical issues and clinical evaluation.

Targer group

This course is targeted for those who are working or willing to work in health technology companies in different roles in R&D, quality and regulation, production, marketing and sales and management. The course gives essential knowledge also for health technology start-ups and anyone who wants to update his or her knowledge about requirements, regulations and practices related to health technology products.

The course can also be customized for a company or organization.

“This is an excellent opportunity for companies to support the development of expertise among their staff,” says Saara Hassinen, CEO of Healthtech Finland.


This course is part of Health technology solutions – product development and commercialization (programme). Get acquainted with the programme and other courses included in it.

The programme offers a formal additional education for a “Person responsible for regulatory compliance” required by the new EU regulations in Medical Devices Regulation (MDR) and In-vitro Diagnostics Regulation (IVDR).