About Robin Martin

Robin is an experienced regulatory affairs professional proficient in strategies leading to successful global medical device approvals. At Kinetic Compliance Solutions, she focuses on gaining efficient regulatory approvals in the U.S., EU and Canada for her clients. From injectable implants, patient monitoring equipment and accessories to diagnostic imaging equipment and medical device software, her experience with a wide variety of devices gives her a solid understanding of what it takes to navigate the dynamic regulatory environment.

The Importance of Organizational Risk Management in the Medical Technology World

Risk management is a vital planning step for any organization. Risk management involves identifying and minimizing potential risks for your company. It’s essentially the process of anticipating potential risks a company could face, and taking the necessary steps to reduce the possibility of them occurring. Risk management is important because it protects both your organization

By | 2017-08-10T12:13:26+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Medical Device Information, Regulators|

Update to EU’s Medical Device Clinical Evaluation Guidelines

In June, the European Commission released Revision 4 of MEDDEV 2.7/1 Clinical Evaluation: A Guide for Manufacturers and Notified Bodies, found amidst other guidance documents here. The release constitutes a major re-write of the previously issued guidance (found here), increasing the document from 46 to 65 pages of "how-to" conduct the Clinical Evaluation. Though not legally binding

By | 2017-08-08T21:55:54+00:00 July 6th, 2016|Compliance Updates & Legal Info|

FDA Modifies Medical Device Labeling Requirements

After years of requiring most device manufacturers (besides IVD) to spell out the meaning of symbols within their labeling, FDA has issued a final rule that "allows the use of stand-alone symbols in medical devices without adjacent explanatory text". Previously, harmonized symbols recognized globally, such as "2" with a circle around it and slash through it

By | 2017-08-08T21:57:16+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Medical Device Information|

Leaders & Influencers: Robin Martin & Jana Gerken

In Fine Point Consulting's continuing series on Leaders & Influencers, they spoke with Robin Martin, Chief Regulatory Strategist, and Jana Gerken, Chief Legal Strategist, co-founders of the newly formed Kinetic Compliance Solutions, which provides regulatory and legal services to emerging and mature companies specializing in the medical device and life sciences industries. Here is a portion of the

By | 2017-08-08T21:56:42+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Kinetic Compliance News|

Wisconsin women share stories of entrepreneurial success

Kinetic Compliance Solutions was proud to be represented as part of a recent panel discussion on women in entrepreneurship at the 2016 Wisconsin Entrepreneurs' Conference organized by the Wisconsin Technology Council. Erik Lorenzsonn of The Capital Times covered the panel and discussion. Read the full article here.

By | 2017-08-08T21:56:06+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Events|

Breaking Down the 510(k) Process

You’re in the process of developing technology, have established you’ve got a medical device on your hands, and know it will require FDA 510(k) clearance.  Navigating this process is critical to your company’s and your technology’s success. Why? Unlike most industries, selling your “prototype” or “next-gen product” (anything prior to clearance) is not permitted and

By | 2017-08-08T21:57:26+00:00 May 19th, 2016|Medical Device Information|