4 Factors in Choosing a Medical Device Development Partner

You’ve come up with a brilliant medical device idea. You know there’s a market for your idea. Next step: begin the medical device development process. Now you need to begin searching for a medical instrument engineering and design firm... How will you choose?  

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Topics: medical device development, medical device development process

3 Technologies Changing Medical Contract Manufacturing Supply Chain

A report1 published by the IBM Institute for Business Value declares that three emerging technologies have the power to transition the world from “a hardware-based to a software-defined global supply chain” and that these technologies will radically alter the nature of manufacturing as we know it. 

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Topics: medical device manufacturer, medical device contract manufacturer, medical device contract manufacturing, News, medical device manufacturing, medical contract manufacturing, medical device design and manufacturing, medical device development and manufacturing, medical device development, medical product outsourcing, software engineering, mechanical engineering, robotics, medical robotics, medical device supply chain management, medical devices supply chain

Medical Device Development - How to Define Requirements

One of the most important steps in medical device development is defining the requirements of your medical product early on to prevent costly revisions later and delayed time to market. Taking total product life cycle into consideration from the very start is key to success.

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Topics: medical product definition, medical device development, define medical device requirements, medical PRD

10 Tips to Help Prevent a Medical Device Development Failure

We asked industry experts, including our collaborative product development partners Farm and Sunrise Labs Inc. to share their experience and tips on how to prevent failure during the development phase of a medical instrumenation project.  

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Topics: medical equipment manufacturing, medical device manufacturer, medical device development

KMC's rapid IVD prototyping - AACC Conference OEM Lecture Series


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Topics: KMC Systems, AACC Annual Meeting, In Vitro Diagnostics, medical device development

Strategies for Rapid Medical Device Development

Rapid product development offers an inherent competitive advantage in the field of medical instruments. There are a number of different strategies that have been utilized in order to achieve results in a minimal amount of time with varying levels of success.

Over time, one thing has become clear. In order to streamline the entire process of developing medical instruments, a holistic approach is critical. In particular a holistic approach with focus on technologies, processes, healthcare management and people. Here is a closer look at some strategies for successful medical instrument rapid product development and how a holistic approach can address them.

  1. When the ultimate desire is speed, one strategy is to leverage appropriate off the shelf technologies that will not only reduce the amount of development time needed , but will also have the product features that meets the needs of the end user at a value perceived price point.

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Topics: Medical Product Design, medical device development and manufacturing, medical device development, rapid product development, Medical Instrument Rapid Product Development