Medical Distributor Search and Qualification for Europe

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The European Union (EU) is considered the second largest medical device market in the world. Total population of the 28 European Union countries totals nearly 500 million people. Within the EU, the largest markets are Germany, UK, France, Italy, and Spain in that order. Combined these five countries account for more than 60% of the total EU population, more than 70% of the total EU GDP, and almost 80% of the EU medical device market. Learn more about the demographics and healthcare market potential of Europe or individual European countries.

Looking to find new medical distributors in Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, the UK or other countries in Europe? Emergo Group helps medical device manufacturers research and select medical distributors throughout Europe and other international markets in North America, Latin America, South America, Middle East, and Asia Pacific.

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Our approach to establishing medical device distribution extends far beyond simply doing searches online. We have a multi-step process to ensure that potential distributors are objectively evaluated based on your needs. We offer the following services for medical device and IVD companies:

1. Market potential analysis for your medical device or IVD

  • Geographical markets within Europe that should be entered first. (France, Italy, UK, Germany, Spain, etc.).
  • Analysis of competing devices already for sale in European countries.
  • Overview of regulatory compliance requirements for Europe, including CE Marking.
  • Ideal medical distributor profile.
  • Optimal service and logistics structure.

2. Medical distributor qualification and selection

  • Thorough screening of distributors based on needs.
  • Intensive qualification of medical distributors and evaluation of their experience, service level, etc.
  • Intensive one-on-one interviews to determine a "short list" of qualified candidates.
  • On-site evaluation of "short list" distributors, if needed.
  • Final selection by client based on comfort level and Emergo Group analysis.

Our team of medical distribution specialists offers you:

  • Professional service dedication to the medical devices industry.
  • Wide-ranging experience in regulatory and quality assurance issues including CE Marking compliance, Technical File compilation, ISO 13485:2003 quality system implementation and more.
  • Multilingual capabilities including English, Dutch, French, Japanese, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Czech and German.
  • Extensive knowledge of the European national markets.
  • Knowledge of the European way of doing business.
  • Multi-disciplinary network (i.e. taxation, legal, commercial, logistics, commercial real estate, etc.).

Contact us for more information on finding and qualifying medical distributors in specific European countries.

(Please tell us which specific countries in Europe you wish to enter first.)