The transition period is the time between publication and date of application of a law. The 4 year transition period of the EU MDR ends 25 May 2021. Longer deadlines apply to numerous individual regulations of the EU MDR.
The European Medical Device Regulation (MDR) replaces the Medical Device Directive (MDD) and the Directive on Active Implantable Medical Devices (AIMDD). This article provides an overview of the major changes and the current status of implementation.