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Electrical medical device design: product design integration

Electrical medical device design: product design integration Published: May 2024 Dave ShepherdDesign Consultant James McLuskyDirector Will DaviesDesign Consultant From blood glucose monitors to CT scanners, electromechanical medical products are becoming increasingly sophisticated and complex. Consequently, the performance, usability, and reliability of electrical medical device design demands a well-considered enclosure. The enclosure’s purpose goes far beyond […]

The ROI of intuitive diagnostic device development

Four different OneTouch blood glucose meters displaying blood sugar readings using various range indicator graphics. From left to right: the first has a numeric display with color-coded dots underneath, the second shows a numeric display with three colour coded ranges, the third includes a text 'In Range' indicator to indicate the three colour coded ranges, and the fourth displays the result, using emoji, and a multi-colored range bar.

The ROI of intuitive diagnostic device development Published: March 2024 Grant Howarth, Interaction Design Consultant The medtech industry, particularly the medical device sector, is experiencing a wave of rapid transformation and growth. As one of the most innovative fields, it holds the potential to transform global healthcare and fundamentally change how individuals engage with their […]

Designing for women: exploring femtech solutions to close the gender health gap

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Designing for women: exploring femtech solutions to close the gender health gap Published: March 2024 Zoe Hill, Marketing Lead Despite significant developments in medical devices over the years, there remains a gap in designing solutions that cater specifically to the unique needs of women. Women’s health is defined as the biological and general health conditions […]

10 tips to perfect your design portfolio and land that dream job

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10 tips to perfect your design portfolio and land that dream job Published: March 2024 James GlencrossDesign Consultant Jimmy MowerDesign Consultant When applying for competitive design jobs, standing out from the crowd is essential. Recently, Shore’s James Glencross and Jimmy Mower had the opportunity of conducting portfolio reviews with fourth-year graphic and product design students […]

Paper injection moulding and medical devices: a plastic alternative?

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Paper injection moulding and medical devices: a plastic alternative? Published: January 2024Updated: March 2024 Jimmy Mower, Design Consultant The damaging environmental impact of plastic waste has prompted our industry to seek sustainable alternatives. Medical device designers face the challenge of finding the right balance between creating robust and reliable components and delivering eco-friendly designs. Choosing […]

Design verification testing: quality and reliability in product development

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Design verification testing: quality and reliability in product development Published: September 2023 Scott Salter, Design Consultant Test, refine, test, refine, test, refine. During medical device design and development, precision and reliability are absolutely key. These devices are not just products, they are lifelines for patients and healthcare professionals (HCPs). Patient health and our clients’ success […]

Meet the team: Q&A with Holly

Meet the team: Q&A with Holly Published: September 2023 Meet Holly Milston, our new Business Development Manager. Now a few weeks into her role, we’ve had the opportunity to catch up and find out more about Holly and what she has coming up. Holly will be a pivotal connection for many of our valued clients […]

Training and development opportunities as a design engineer

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Training and development opportunities as a design engineer Published: August 2023 Caroline Mackie, Design Consultant ‘Where would you like to see yourself in 5 years?’ a common question asked in many interviews and my response is usually the same – to have 5 years more expertise and project experience to make me a better design […]

Fast tracking medical device development by prototyping user interfaces

High fidelity UI prototype represented by a person looking at a user interface on an ipad

Fast tracking medical device development by prototyping user interfaces Published: August 2023 Grant Howarth, Interaction Design Consultant In the field of medical device development, an accessible, user-friendly, and intuitive user interface (UI) is crucial for ensuring the effectiveness and safety of any product. Creating seamless experiences that allow healthcare professionals and patients to use medical […]