Welcome to the latest issue of the Medical Technology magazine 

Life sciences has become one of Ireland’s most successful industries and the country continues to attract investment from major companies across the sector.  However, as global competition for Foreign Direct Investment icontinues to strengthen, we look at how the Emerald Isle is keeping business booming.

In this month's edition we also investigate the impact of the FDA's Final Rule on IVDs and examine how the US Democratic Party and Joe Biden plan to win voters over ahead of a hotly contested election in the US. We look at past healthcare policy and how it has affected the industry, as well as some of the proposed changes set to hit the industry should Biden get another term in office.

All this and the latest medical device industry news, comment, and analysis from GlobalData.  

Catherine Longworth, editor