The European Commission is calling for expressions of interest to draw up a list of candidates that are eligible and apt in regard to their expertise in relevant clinical or other scientific/technical areas. A key role for selected experts will be to provide an independent opinion on high-risk medical devices to notified bodies before such devices are certified for EU market access. The experts will also be involved in other tasks such as contributing to the development of common specifications for clinical evaluation of device categories, guidance documents or standards.
Applications can be submitted using the online application form. The closing date for submission of completed applications has been extended to 24 November 2019.
Further information is available from the Commission website. There is also an information leaflet with further details on what’s involved.