FDA Public Workshop: Robotically-Assisted Surgical Devices - Challenges and Opportunities
"The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the public workshop entitled “Robotically-Assisted Surgical (RAS) Devices: Challenges and Opportunities.” FDA is holding this public workshop to obtain information on the current challenges and opportunities related to robotically-assisted surgical medical devices, which are classified as Class II medical devices. The purpose of this workshop is to obtain public feedback on scientific, clinical, and regulatory considerations associated with RAS devices. Comments and suggestions generated through this workshop will facilitate further development of regulatory science for RAS technologies.
Dates and Times: The public workshop will be held on July 27 and July 28, 2015, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: The public workshop will be held at FDA's White Oak Campus, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 31 Conference Center, the Great Room (Rm. 1503A), Silver Spring, MD 20993."