Competent Authorities

The National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health

The National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health (Valvira) is the national Competent Authority for medical devices. Regulation for Clinical Investigation with Medical Devices (3/2010) provides detailed information about clinical investigations. This regulation is available only in Finnish. If Medical Device Investigation requires the use of radiation the safety licence is required and  issued by The Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK).