September 27, 2017

Apple and Fitbit join pilot program to speed new health tech through FDA

According to Bloomberg, the Food and Drug Administration has announced the names of nine companies participating in a pilot program that could let them pre-clear products instead of going through the agency’s traditional application process. The program, called Pre-cert, will include Apple, Fitbit, Samsung, Alphabet-owned Verily, Johnson & Johnson, Pear Therapeutics, Phosphorus, Roche, and Tidepool. The program had attracted over 100 interested companies, and the FDA made its selections based