· Feb 24, 2021

Meditech Access joins the IGES group and strengthens its position on the European market

By joining the IGES Group, MediTech Access strengthens its position as a major player in market access and reimbursement of medical technologies in France, Belgium and Switzerland and thus participates in the creation of a leading international group in the sector.

The IGES Group, one of the largest private and independent research and consulting companies for the German healthcare sector, has acquired a majority stake in the company with effect from November 2020.
The medical technology consulting company MediTech Access is one of the leading providers of consulting services to medical device manufacturers and distributors who want to launch products on the market. With IGES, this expertise extends to the international level.

Its President and founder, Michel Verhasselt, will continue to lead the company and will remain accompanied by the same consultant team. According to him: "Meditech Access and the IGES group complement each other perfectly and will progress to become the European specialist in the medical technology industry. This opens up joint growth and new opportunities for our customers to bring their innovations to market even faster and more successfully."
IGES CEO Prof. Bertram Häussler also emphasizes the unique consulting service for global customers: "The IGES Group with Meditech Access now has a comprehensive Europe-wide consulting and service network in the field of medical technology. Together, we can even better help medical device manufacturers and distributors take advantage of the European market, which is the largest common economic space in the world."

About MediTech Access
The company was founded in 2012 by its CEO Michel Verhasselt. It is based in Versailles, near Paris. The company specializes in developing market access and distribution strategies for medical devices in France, Belgium and Switzerland. Its clients are international distributors or manufacturers of medical devices, diagnostics and digital health products.

About IGES
The group has been a leader in supporting research and consulting strategies for healthcare innovation in Germany for 40 years. It has subsidiaries in the United Kingdom and Switzerland. It provides services to the life science and medical technology industry, with a focus on health economics, market access and reimbursement.

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