ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

6 Major MDR Challenges: How Will They Affect Your Implementation Plan?

Posted by Deborah Contreras on July 15, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog 6 Major MDR Challenges: How Will They Affect Your Implementation Plan? By United Language Group The countdown to May 2020 is on. With less than a year until the new Medical Device Regulation (MDR) laws are enforced, many manufacturers and ...

Topics: MDR


Conference Connections: ULG to attend European UDI Forum

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on April 17, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog Conference Connections: ULG to attend European UDI Forum By United Language Group Eileen Kerry, out of ULG’s Galway Office, will represent ULG at this forum, exploring current and future regulations for how medical devices are labeled. This ...

Topics: healthcare, Compliance, MDR


Understanding the Medical Device Regulation: What is a Notified Body and What Function Does it Serve?

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on February 12, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog Understanding the Medical Device Regulation: What is a Notified Body and What Function Does it Serve?  By United Language Group Almost two years after its initial publication, many medical device companies are still in the process of ...

Topics: Featured, Localization, Strategy, Tips & Tricks, Translation, Compliance, MDR


New Roles of Economic Operators Under the MDR

Posted by Jake Schild on January 2, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog New Roles of Economic Operators Under the MDR By United Language Group When the European Union passed the Medical Device Regulation (MDR) back in April 2017, economic operators involved in the importation and distribution of medical devices ...

Topics: Featured, Localization, Strategy, Translation, Compliance, MDR


Webinar Recap: Language-Specific Requirements of the MDR

Posted by Jake Schild on June 20, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog Webinar Recap: Language-specific Requirements Of The MDR By United Language Group Last week ULG hosted a webinar on the language-specific requirements of the European Union’s new Medical Device Regulation (MDR). Renowned MDR expert, Ronald ...

Topics: Featured, Localization, Translation, Compliance, MDR


The EU’s New Medical Device Regulation: What’s Language Got To Do With It?

Posted by Jake Schild on June 6, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog The EU’s New Medical Device Regulation: What’s Language Got To Do With It? By United Language Group The European Union’s new Medical Device Regulation (MDR) will begin being enforced in 2020. It seems like a long way off, but it will be ...

Topics: Life Sciences, Localization, Translation, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars


Microsoft Says New MT System Achieves “Human Parity”

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on March 26, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog Microsoft Says New MT System Achieves “Human Parity” By United Language Group How good can Machine Translation (MT) be? Very good, according to Microsoft. Earlier this month, the tech company announced it had created an MT system that ...

Topics: Global News, Machine Translation, Language, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars


How To Foster Better Patient Understanding

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on March 23, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog How To Foster Better Patient Understanding By United Language Group Medical professionals are increasingly noting the correlation between patient health and health literacy. The more people are able to comprehend and understand about their ...

Topics: healthcare, Strategy, Translation, Interpreting, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars


4 Common Machine Translation Myths Debunked

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on January 29, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog 4 Common Machine Translation Myths Debunked By United Language Group Machine translation (MT) certainly gets a lot of media hype - some deserved, some not. Read on to learn the truth behind 4 of the most common beliefs about MT. Machine ...

Topics: Machine Translation, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars


A New Year, A New Regulation: PRIIPs And Translation Requirements

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on January 26, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog A New Year, A New Regulation: PRIIPs And Translation Requirements By United Language Group The New Year brings new resolutions, goals and strides toward self-improvement. In 2018, it also welcomed a new regulation into the financial world. ...

Topics: Strategy, Translation, Legal, Compliance, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars


The Georgetown-IBM Experiment: MT's First Major Debut

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on December 12, 2017
< Back to ULG Blog The Georgetown-IBM Experiment: MT's First Major Debut By United Language Group In 2017, Language Service Providers (LSPs) are offering clients a plethora of Machine Translation (MT) options. In fact, today anyone with access to a computer ...

Topics: Localization, Translation, Compliance, MDR


Interview with a localization account manager - Len White

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on September 8, 2016
< Back to ULG Blog Interview with a localization account manager - Len White  By United Language Group Join us in getting to know Len White of VIA's mid-market business localization team. Tell us about your background and what led you to becoming a ...

Topics: Localization, Machine Translation, Translation, Compliance, MDR