For the second year, NAMSA will offer the North American Biocompatibility Summit (NABS), a limited-seating event that will provide industry insights and expertise sharing on the biocompatibility of medical devices, including the latest regulatory updates, biological evaluation strategies and best practices that lead to successful biocompatibility programs.

Sessions will be led by the medical device industry’s foremost biological safety experts and will highlight:

  • Regulatory strategies and how they relate to ISO 10993
  • New and innovative biocompatibility methods and technologies
  • The relationship between material/chemical characterization and biocompatibility testing
  • Toxicology and risk management
  • Industry case studies

Join NAMSA and various sponsors for this one day exclusive summit to learn and network with top scientists, toxicologists, and industry leaders in the medical device biocompatibility field at one of Minnesota’s top destination breweries.

Topics the Summit Will Cover

ISO 10993 Updates and Impact on Testing

New In-Vitro Test Methods




Future Trends

CRO Perspective

Relationship Between Material Characterization and Biocompatibility Testing – ISO 10993-1

Regulatory Aspects and Pitfalls in APAC, EU, North America, South America, and Others

Sample Management

Large Animal/ Implantation Studies

Toxicological Risk Assessment

Case Studies

Summit Schedule

Coming Soon!

Sponsorship information announced in April!

About the Venue


Day Block Event Center
1103 S. Washington Ave. 
Minneapolis, MN 55415

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Coming Soon! 


Registration information announced in April! 

As a global leader in medical device innovation, Minneapolis is a perfect location for this summit addressing one of the hottest topics in the medical device industry today. Located at one of Minnesota’s most successful micro-breweries, you will experience excellent food, incredible drink options in a networking forward atmosphere!

Due to limited seating, the number of attendees will ensure you will have the opportunity to personally connect and network with fellow attendees, speakers, and event sponsors.


Questions About The Event?

Feel free to contact us should you have any questions about the
North American Biocompatibility Summit.