Assessment deadlines for IVD performance studies

For IVD performance studies, different deadlines are used for primary submission and for amendments. Please see the table below to find out which deadline applies to your study.

Type of assessment Performance study frame Assessment deadlines*
Primary assessment IVDR 58/70(2) Maximum 45 (+20 in case of expert consultation) calendar days + clock stop
IVDR 70(1) Maximum 2 x 56 calendar days + clock stop
Assessment amendment IVDR 58/70(1)/70(2) Up to 38 (+ 7 if expert consultation) calendar days + clock stop

* These are calendar days. If a term ends on a weekend or public holiday, the next working day is the deadline.

Clock stop

The MREC or CCMO can call a clock stop to request further information within the set deadlines. The MREC or CCMO sends a message to the submitting party to this effect. Upon receipt of the additional information the remaining deadline is reestablished.