Leadership through eco-friendly medical device manufacturing and waste management: new regulatory service available from QFI

1 March 2021

The London-based medical device regulatory consultancy Quality First International (QFI) launches a new programme intended to assist medical device manufacturers in the development of environment-friendly, eco-designed and green medical devices.


“We think it is high time that sustainability and eco-friendliness become topics of discussion in the industry”, says QFI’s CEO and Technical Director Haroon Atchia. “State-of-the-art technology and a value-oriented business culture should go hand in hand nowadays. Our programme can assist value-driven medical device manufacturers to achieve optimally environment-friendly medical devices and to gain leadership through continual improvement of business processes towards environmental sustainability. Our ideas and initiative are fundamental, visionary and innovative, not simply management system-based. Our goal is a certified environment-friendly medical device sector.”

Medical device environmental waste management programme
Environmental waste management programme

About QFI’s Environmental Waste Management Programme

This new QFI programme unites global and sectoral legislation, initiatives, policies and standards in a seamless, integrated programme to assist manufacturers and other economic operators who design, manufacture, distribute and maintain medical devices in fulfilling environmental targets. QFI is adept in transforming environmental factors into effective, documented systems equipped to ensure clients produce optimally environment-friendly devices and services. With competence in requisite regulatory and technical areas, complemented by scientific professionals in medical device technology, QFI conducts environmental regulatory and management system impact assessments, formulates environmental risk policies, assesses risk thereof, and guides companies seeking improvements in environmental compliance.

About Quality First International (QFI)

QFI is a London-based medical device consulting company specialising in solving its clients’ regulatory, technical and compliance challenges to enable medical devices to enter the global marketplace. QFI provides regulatory advice, quality assurance and clinical trial services, with particular emphasis on the European, US, Japanese, Australian, Canadian, Mexican and Chinese marketplaces. QFI’s clients range from start-up companies to multinational organisations, primarily developing a broad range of cutting edge, minimally invasive and cardiovascular products and implants. QFI also specialises in various remediation and business excellence initiatives including solutions to regulatory enforcement, corporate integrity arrangements and expert witness services.


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