• 11 November 2015
    JenaValve Announces Certification of New Transcatheter Heart Valve Manufacturing Facility

    JenaValve Technology, Inc., a developer, manufacturer and marketer of next-generation transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) systems for the treatment of aortic valve disease, today announced it has received EN ISO 13485:2012 certification for its wholly-owned manufacturing facility in Leeds, United Kingdom.

    ”Attaining this certification is a testament to our internal heart valve expertise and continuous efforts to ensure that the quality of all generations of the JenaValve bioprosthesis consistently meet the needs of our customers and international regulatory requirements for manufacturing,” said Victoria Carr-Brendel, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of JenaValve. “Going forward, this facility will supply the valves needed to support our clinical trial programs and future commercial launches.”

    The EN ISO 13485:2012 certification covers the design, development, manufacturing and distribution of JenaValve’s Transcatheter Heart Valves. The certification demonstrates that JenaValve has successfully implemented a quality management system that conforms to the worldwide standard for medical device and diagnostic manufacturing.

    The ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the world’s largest developer and publisher of International Standards. JenaValve’s EN ISO 13485:2012 + AC: 2012 certificate was awarded by the notified body, DEKRA.

    Carr-Brendel continued, “This certification marks a significant milestone for JenaValve as we continue our transition to a vertically integrated company that is focused on meeting the needs of our physician customers, their patients and all requirements of global manufacturing regulations.”