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2021 SCH Medical Device CoE Training

The APEC CoE Training on medical devices, hosted by Soonchunhyang University (SCH) was successfully held from September 1st to 21st, 2021 for 3 weeks.

The main theme of this training program was ‘Clinical evidence for medical devices: generation and utilization’.

This 9.7-hour course of online training was delivered to total of 148 participants from 14 APEC economies and 2 non-APEC economies, which included 10 speakers and 138 trainees.

2020 AHC SCH Medical Device Pilot CoE Training

Soonchunhyang University submitted its application in May 2020 and received an approval to be a pilot Center of Excellence, following the APEC RHSC meeting in June.

The APEC CoE Pilot Training on medical devices, co-hosted by APEC Harmonization Center (AHC) and Soonchunhyang (SCH) University, was successfully held from October 26th to November 17th, 2020.

A 9.3-hour course of online training was made available for 3 weeks Total of 143 participants from 13 APEC economies participated in the training program, which included 13 speakers and 130 trainees.

In December 2020, Soonchunhyang University was successful in becoming the official APEC Regulatory Training Center of Excellence in Medical Devices.