Medical Devices

REdI Workshop

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The Regulatory Education for Industry (REdI) Program was established in 2012 as a FDA-led forum that brings together the regulatory educators from FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) and Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH). Program is free.


To provide direct, relevant, and helpful information on the key aspects of drug and device regulations.


Small manufacturers of drug and/or device medical products who want to learn about how FDA approaches the regulation of drugs and devices.

Program Series and Format:

  • REdI is held twice a year.
  • The Spring program is held at a different location in the United States. The Fall program is held in the Washington DC area.
  • The program is two days: Day 1 address premarket topics. Day 2 address postmarket topics.
  • Program features a plenary session that combines the themes of drug and device regulatory policy. Prior topics have featured: Combination Products, Companion Diagnostics, and FDA Insights on Products for Rare Diseases and Pediatrics.
  • Fall 2015 and 2016 Programs were offered in a hybrid format: attend either in person or remotely through Adobe Connect.
Next REdI Program - Fall 2017: September 27-28, 2017

Recent REdI Programs:


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