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Free on-demand Webinar

The “New” 510k: How Do You Show Substantial Equivalence Without Using A Predicate?

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Everyone knows there are three types of Premarket Notifications a.k.a. 510(k)s – traditional, special and abbreviated – or are there?

The “new” Safety and Performance Based Pathway” is an expansion of the abbreviated 510(k) for certain “well understood” devices.

In this free in-depth webinar, presented by world-renowned regulatory expert Michael Drues, Ph.D., we will explore what some call the “new” safety and performance based 510k (sp510k).


Specifically, this webinar will cover:

  • What is the sp510k and why was it created?

  • How is the sp510k similar and different to other types of 510k’s?

  • How do you show substantial equivalence without using a predicate?

  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of using the sp510k?

  • What types of devices are eligible for the sp510k?

  • What is the future of the sp510k? Will it gain popularity?

Simply put: if you’re working in the medical device world and you don’t know all your options to bring your device to market and the advantages and disadvantages of each – including the sp510k – how can you do your job?

Who should attend?

  • Medical Device Executives

  • Regulatory Affairs Professionals and Management

  • Quality Professionals and Management

  • Clinical Affairs Professionals and Management

  • R&D Engineers and Management


 Mike Drues

Michael Drues, Ph.D.
Vascular Sciences



Jon Speer
Founder & VP QA/RA
Greenlight Guru




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