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About Medical Devices In Scotland (MDIS)

In October 2001 Medical Devices In Scotland (MDIS) became an incorporated company in Scotland thanks to industry support and substantial funding from Scottish Enterprise.  Established as a ‘not for profit’ organisation, it aims to support and strengthen the medical device industry in Scotland by developing the partnerships between the Scottish NHS, academia and industry to assist the commercialisation of ideas.

Scotland is already home to some 100 medical device manufacturers, as well as many more supply and service organisations that exist to specifically support this industry.  MDIS through its activities, promotes the world leading technologies that Scotland develops along side the industry capabilities to apply and manufacture new technologies to medical devices.

An interim Board was appointed to assist MDIS move from its virtual existence into an organisation that is representative of its community.  The Board is being lead by Roy Smith; CEO at New Medical Technology, Livingston.  His enthusiasm and commitment is mirrored by the other members representing industry, the NHS and academia.  In September at the first AGM, MDIS will seek to elect a new board from the membership and a new chairman will be appointed.

Gillian McIntosh, Chief Executive of MDIS writes: " we recognize that we are still embryonic and to be successful we are dependent upon the continuing support, involvement and feedback of the device community.  MDIS is developing services to meet the needs of its members.  A visit to Minneapolis later this year will be lead by MDIS with the support of Scottish Development International and will introduce Scottish medical device companies to their counterparts in the state of Minnesota.  In November MDIS will be exhibiting at MEDICA in Hall 12 as a part of the Scottish Pavilion showcasing a number of Scottish companies, and we will be delighted to see you there."

Our office is located within the Medipark at Strathclyde Business Park in Lanarkshire travel directions and our contact information:
Telephone +44 1698 849842
Fax +44 1698 849846
Address:  Caledonian House, Strathclyde Business Park, Lanarkshire, Scotland ML4 3NJ