MedTech Europe & Participation Grants
EthicalMedTech is a platform, supported by MedTech Europe, dedicated to ethics and compliance projects in the MedTech industry.
The 20th WPA World Congress of Psychiatry is found PROVISIONALLY COMPLIANT with the MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice.
To view the assessment decision please click HERE.
What is the Medtech Europe Code?
Important updates about the Code of Ethics
A code for more transparency, effective 1st January 2018
The MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice regulates all aspects of the industry’s relationships with Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) and Healthcare Organisations (HCOs).
One important change introduced by the Code as of 1 January 2018 is discontinuation of direct sponsorship of HCPs. As of that date, independent medical education has to be supported exclusively by means of Educational Grants. Such Educational Grants can be provided to HCOs and PCOs.
Kenes Group is officially recognised by MedTech Europe as a compliant, trusted PCO to rely on in the process of organising medical educational events.
What does this mean for the Support of the 20th WPA Congress?
Educational Participation Grants
As a trusted partner, Kenes Group will take on the responsibility for indirect sponsorship for the 20th WPA Congress. The industry will entrust the Kenes Group and provide educational grants directly, and Kenes Group/ WCP will be responsible for participants (HCPs) pre-selection.
Educational Participation Grants of any amount are appreciated and important to the success of the 20th WPA Congress.
Recipients (HCPs) will need to fulfil the criteria specified by WCP in order to be eligible to apply for an educational participation grant. Accepted grant recipients will be contacted by the WCP Congress Secretariat.
Confirmed support for medical education
Through this Code, members of MedTech Europe promote legitimate and ethical business practices, encouraging responsible and ethical interactions with HCPs and HCOs in the benefit of the patient.
Don’t wait any longer to fulfil your educational needs and/or start supporting medical education at the 20th WPA Congress!
I’m a European MedTech Industry partner and I want to support medical education at the 20th WPA Congress. Contact Industry Liaison here.
For Healthcare Professionals
I’m a HCP interested in attending the 20th WPA Congress to fulfil my educational needs. I would like to be considered for a participation grant (covering registration fees, travel and/or hotel expenses), if available.
Submit an application Form for a Participation Grant here.