How COVID-19 has Affected Global Regulatory Approval Processes
Updated: Nov 5, 2020
In the past few months, the global pandemic has caused major shifts in the way our countries run. From supply-chain delays and a rise in internet dependence to the closure of churches and an increase in restaurants offering delivery, businesses have had to adapt to a changing world with the snap of a finger. Product manufacturers have also had to adapt. Supply-chain delays means vital product components can't be shipped, and thus, manufacturers cannot design full prototypes. Without a prototype, companies can't test their products for compliance or begin the process of putting their products on the market. As a product manufacturer or designer, you might be wondering how COVID-19 has affected global regulatory approval processes. Below, we've delineated the changes that have been made by country.