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Decoding the Intricacies of Life Sciences Localization – VistaTalks Ep 130

In the intricate world of life sciences, the importance of localization extends far beyond mere translation. It’s a critical component that ensures patient safety, regulatory compliance, and the successful global deployment of medical products and services. María Mateos, an expert in localization and life sciences, recently shed light on the nuances of this field and how companies like Vistatec are leading the charge in providing specialized services that meet the industry’s stringent demands.
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Medtech Innovation and Global Success – Emer Sherry – VistaTalks Ep 128

In this episode, Host Simon Hodgkins is joined by Emer Sherry, Senior Executive, Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs at Irish Medtech Association, Ibec. The Irish Medtech Association is the business association within Ibec representing the medical technology sector. The Irish Medtech Association has more than 250 members located throughout the island of Ireland. The group’s broad focus is to promote and support an environment that encourages the sustainable development and profitable growth of FDI multinational and SME member companies. … Continue readingMedtech Innovation and Global Success – Emer Sherry – VistaTalks Ep 128

Navigating Medical Device Regulation with Boston Scientific’s Olga van Grol-Lawlor – VistaTalks Ep 127

In this episode, Host Simon Hodgkins is joined by Olga van Grol-Lawlor, Senior Global Regulatory Intelligence and Advocacy Manager at Boston Scientific. The medical device industry stands at the intersection of healthcare and technology, continuously pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. However, with innovation comes the need for regulation, a topic that often finds itself at the center of many industry discussions. … Continue readingNavigating Medical Device Regulation with Boston Scientific’s Olga van Grol-Lawlor – VistaTalks Ep 127

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In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (IVDR)

In vitro diagnoses span a wide range of equipment and tests ranging from simple self-tests to detect pregnancy to complex laboratory diagnostics such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing to diagnose genetic disorders and cancer. Considering the growing importance of in vitro diagnoses, the in vitro diagnostic regulation, or IVDR, was introduced to ensure high quality, outstanding results, and impeccable safety for the sake of all patients and doctors. … Continue readingIn Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (IVDR)

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SaMD Regulations and Global Healthcare Innovation

In this article, we want to examine what SaMD is and explore some key differences between SaMD regulations in the EU and US. We’ll also investigate how using artificial intelligence, and machine learning is set to shape the SaMD industry and the critical role SaMD regulations play in establishing trust and reliability in such continuous learning models. … Continue readingSaMD Regulations and Global Healthcare Innovation

Is Machine Translation Ready for Life Sciences?

Machine translation is on the rise. As more companies adopt machine translation, there is growing evidence that translating first with a machine and adjusting with human revision is faster and more cost-effective than human-only translation in many domains while still capable of achieving human translation quality where this is the objective. … Continue readingIs Machine Translation Ready for Life Sciences?

Meet our Director of Life Sciences: Kara Bolt

Kara Bolt is a multilingual (German, Spanish, and English) expert in localization and translation at Vistatec. She currently lives in Colorado, United States, where she enjoys the view of surrounding mountains from her home and how dog-friendly the areas are in her neighbourhood. … Continue readingMeet our Director of Life Sciences: Kara Bolt

Think Global Awards 2018 Open for Entries

The Think Global Awards 2018 – Open for Entries

The Think Global Awards 2018 – Open for Entries Simon Hodgkins, founder of the Think Global Forum, shares the news of the launch of the Think Global Awards 2018 after … Continue readingThe Think Global Awards 2018 – Open for Entries