Ropes & Gray and McKinsey & Co. Celebrate 10th Anniversary of MedTech Regulatory Affairs Roundtable

June 6, 2023

Ropes & Gray and McKinsey & Co. co-hosted a roundtable meeting for regulatory affairs leaders in China’s medical technology (medtech) industry on May 11, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the event.

The MedTech Regulatory Affairs Roundtable was launched by life sciences partner Katherine Wang (Shanghai) in 2013, and has since been held annually. During this time, Katherine has either chaired, co-hosted and/or presented at each session. The roundtable has grown from a dozen participants from multinational companies at the inaugural 2013 roundtable, to approximately 50 participants spanning local, as well as multinational life sciences, pharmaceutical and medical technology companies in 2023.

During the 2023 event, contributors offered valuable insights on trends and requirements of localization, self-testing of product specifications and the registration of digital health products.

Supplementing the MedTech Regulatory Affairs Roundtables, Katherine has published several whitepapers with insights from each discussion, which have been widely shared with the Chinese policy makers and industry stakeholders.