International Market Access

Medilink’s International Trade and Sector Specialists work with companies around the UK to identify opportunities in new international markets, creating bespoke market entry strategies for companies of all sizes. The international team within Medilink have the experience needed to comprehensively evaluate an overseas market creating reports on the opportunities, risks, competitor activity and regulatory pathway.

By working with international trade specialists at Medilink, companies will receive sector specific data as well as benefiting from decades of international partnerships and connectivity. This is why hundreds of companies as well as government organisations both domestic and international trust and rely on the support provided by Medilink’s international team.

Our Services

Every country has its own unique healthcare system with different reimbursement pathways for medical technologies and treatments managed by regional authorities. The routes to market for new and innovative medical technology can vary depending on the market and it is crucial to understand the opportunities for access and the market landscape relevant to your product.

Medilink’s international team have years of experience and knowledge working in MedTech sector, who understand the challenges facing MedTech companies looking to launch products in competitive markets. We can support you through different stages of your market access journey right from opportunities understanding market dynamics, assessment criteria and regulatory landscapes. Our team can help review and assess demand for your product in overseas market which is crucial for export planning. We can compare markets and target the right ones which aligns with the opportunities in the market.

The MedTech sector is one of the most regulated industry and device registrations process and regulation differ from country to country. Depending on the classification of the device from low to high risk – the regulatory requirements can change significantly.

There are few criteria to check before entering any market:

  • What is the classification of your device?
  • Do you have an authorised representative for the market?
  • What documentations are required for product registration?
  • What is the timescale to get regulatory approval?
  • Does your product require local testing and clinical trials? Depending on the risk associated, there might be further performance testing and certification required for the market.

Understanding the rapidly changing regulatory landscape in different markets can be complex. Our international team has the skills and experience to help you navigate the regulatory landscape in various overseas markets and help you plan your regulatory strategy.

Are you interested in overseas Med Tech Market?

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Medilink’s International Trade and sector specialists work with companies around the UK to identify new international markets, creating bespoke market entry strategies for companies of all sizes. The international team within Medilink have the experience needed to comprehensively evaluate an overseas market creating reports on the opportunities, risks, competitor activity and regulatory pathway.

By working with international trade specialists at Medilink, companies will receive sector specific data as well as benefiting from decades of international partnerships and connectivity. This is why hundreds of companies as well as government organisations both domestic and international trust and rely on the support provided by Medilink’s international team.

Medilink work with companies in the North of England providing sector specialists to work on behalf of those organisations for fixed term projects. These projects often cover but are not exclusively:

  • Training and staff development
  • Maternity/sickness cover by an experience international trade manager
  • Fixed term additional capacity

Working with international and domestic partners Medilink work with companies in the UK to better manage their existing overseas networks or create them. Medilink’s specialists provide assistance and sector focussed advice on engaging international organisations, legal requirements, cultural and commercial considerations. The team can also provide in market and remote research to identify potential in market partners and overseas opportunities.

In partnership with the Greater Manchester Chambers of Commerce, Medilink provides access to the following international documentation services alongside training on export documentation:

  • International Trade Certification (e.g. Certificates of Origin, EUR1s, Import Certificates, etc)
  • ATA Carnets – Temporary Exports
  • Letters of credit
  • Credit checks
  • Debt recovery
  • Foreign exchange
  • Customs clearance & transit services
  • Customs compliance services (e.g. VAT, Export controls, Custom Audits, etc)
    Export & import training courses

For more information, visit their website, email exportbritain@gmchamber.co.uk or call 0161 393 4314.

Why Choose Us?

  • Medilink’s international team have years of experience and knowledge working in MedTech sector, and understand the challenges facing companies looking to launch products in competitive markets
  • We can help you navigate the regulatory landscape in various overseas markets and plan your regulatory strategy
  • We are part of the not-for-profit Medilink network
  • We have a range of experience across healthcare and have worked with various types and sizes of organisation

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