Europe has to step up its efforts to produce innovative and safe diabetes technology
KeywordsArtificial pancreas Closed loop European Database on Medical Devices European parliament Glucose meter Innovation Insulin pump Legislation Medical device Safety
European Database on Medical Devices
International Diabetes Federation
Work in the authors’ laboratories is supported by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, project T2DSystems, under grant agreement no. 667191, and the Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 Joint Undertaking, project INNODIA, under grant agreement no. 115797, which receives support from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, EFPIA, JDRF and the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust.
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The authors declare that there is no duality of interest associated with this manuscript.
MC and MvE wrote the paper. TK, NT, AN and RB revised it. All authors approved the final version.
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