Global Market Posts

I18N L10N: Keys to a Global Quality Management System

I18N L10N: Keys to a Global Quality Management System

Sandy Carson, Marketing Communications & Events Manager, Pilgrim Quality Solutions

What is I18N L10N? Secret code? Part of an algebraic equation? A chemical compound? No, it’s not that mysterious or complex. It simply refers to the key elements needed to support enterprises in today’s global marketplace.

I18N is industry talk for “Internationalization.” The acronym represents the first and last letters of the word – I and N – and the 18 letters in between. (more…)

Thinking about Brazil? Here’s what You Need to Know

Mark Crawford

If you aren’t already there, maybe you should think about Brazil.

With a population of about 200 million, Brazil is one of the largest medical-device markets in the world. It has a well-developed, evolving, and fairly reasonable regulatory system in place that is similar in many ways to the EU (although it has some significant differences, too). (more…)