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Supporting Global Health with Medical Device Translation Services

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Medical Translation Services

Partner with Lionbridge’s life sciences translation services team for solutions designed specifically for your devices, markets, and patients. Our dedicated medical device teams develop workflows customized for your products’ life cycles, from R&D to approval and beyond. We utilize a deep network of specialized linguists, and the world’s leading device makers trust our project teams. With a quality system certified since 2008 for ISO 13485 compliance, we ensure quality outcomes you can always depend on.

Why Choose Lionbridge Medical Device Translation Services?

Medical Devices Translation Service Areas

Validation and Clinical Investigations

Navigate evolving regulatory standards for medical devices, starting with your R&D processes. Rely on our experience to meet MDR standards by integrating safety and surveillance data with documentation from the design stage. Trust us with your:

IQ/OQ/PQ documentation

Clinical validation

Clinical performance

Risk management


Be prepared for the final phase of MDR implementation and ensure your pipeline will benefit from the extended deadlines. More Notified Bodies are coming on stream, but backlogs are mounting. We understand the clock is ticking for legacy certifications. Lionbridge will support you through strategic choices about reclassified devices, companion diagnostics, and biotech products. Our robust and rigorous workflows help customers reach authorization in all their target markets. We assist with: 

Product labeling 



other content. 


Deliver clear, accurate content and communications in any language to help patients live healthier lives. We’ll support you through the MDR’s increased emphasis on post-market surveillance. Lionbridge’s team has years of experience handling product and safety updates, PSUs and SUSARs, and post-market clinical activities.


Benefit from ready-made solutions for med-tech companies entering software and consumer electronics markets. We have the scale, facilities, and diverse industry portfolio to service traditional content types. Trust us with your shared services, marketing, corporate communications, eLearning, and more. For high volumes and more diverse content, consider our state-of-the-art Smaⁱrt MT™ and Smaⁱrt Content™ solutions.

“We love working with Lionbridge because they make us feel secure throughout the entire translation process. They are incredibly proactive vendors. We trust them because they always catch and address errors before they become an issue. We really appreciate their attention to detail and highly recommend them for medical device translation services.” 

- Life Sciences Medical Device Company Executive

Lionbridge’s Medical Devices Translation Services Thought Leadership

We understand your industry’s complexities and regulations. More from our experts:

The MDR and IVDR Language Challenges

The EU MDR AND IVDR are both in effect. How do both create parallel language needs? 

Medical Device Implant Cards Under MDR

The MDR includes updated requirements for implant cards. Discover what information is necessary under the latest changes. 

Post-Market Surveillance Under MDR

The EU MDR increases linguistic burden on post-market surveillance activities. Understand how manufacturers can simplify their responses.

Clinical Investigations and Language Challenges Under the MDR

Learn how the EU MDR exponentially increases linguistic requirements for producing, marketing, and distributing medical devices throughout the EU.

Some of Our Medical Device Clients

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