Germany

Device industry looks to cut time to market

German medical device companies are growing concerned that the approval process in Europe for bringing innovative products to market is taking too long, especially when compared with the U.S., according to a survey conducted by the German medical technology association. In Australia, meanwhile, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) reported shorter approval timelines for new devices […]

Derwent Innovation coverage of German patents extended back to 1877

Germany is an important industrialised market with a long history of innovation and a well-established patent system that underlies its prosperity. It is the largest economy in Europe ahead of France and the UK, and the fourth largest in the world by nominal GDP. It is also the largest manufacturing economy in Europe with 29.1% […]