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From End-to-End

As a full-service product research design and development firm based in Minneapolis, we help our clients strengthen their depth and breadth of product development expertise, overcome lack of product development bandwidth, and leverage our Design Driven Development Process™ to get results. We specialize as a medical device developers, but we have the expertise to help clients create anything.

One Process. Seven Steps. Beautifully Designed Devices.

Our process is holistic and infused with all the creative design and rigorous engineering activities necessary to make great ideas real, and users love them.

FEASIBILITY MODELING

– Technology Assessment
– Lean Prototype Builds
– Proof Of Concept
– Bench Tests
– Animal Studies

HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING

– User Research
– Data Collection
– Data Interpretation
– Documentation

PRODUCT BRANDING

– Visual Design Language Guide
– Product Identity
– Packaging
– Logos
– Sell Sheets, Collateral

SMART CONNECTED DEVICES

– Sensors, data & analytics
– User interface design
– Connected Therapy Mgmt.
– Payment access
– Connected EMR

We have a vast toolbox of expertise we use to work our magic.

Here are a few core competencies we regularly employ:

USABILITY RESEARCH

We use human centered research and design techniques to fuel human factors engineering and develop design inputs.

CREATIVE IDEATION

Is the bedrock of innovation. We explore many possible solutions to every problem and examine their value against design inputs.

USER CENTERED DESIGN

Exploring options that meet the users needs and re-engaging the users for feedback throughout the process drives our ability to detail a working concept.

DESIGN FOR MFG.

We use our vast experience with manufacturing methods to select materials, features and processes that enable the device to meet the users needs.

ENGINEERING

Mechanical, Electrical, Firmware, Software, and Systems. We will create the necessary infrastructure to make your device function physically and digitally, perfect for a connected world.

TECH TRANSFER

We will provide all the data, files, drawings and instructions for manufacturers and assemblers to create your device in a high quality and consistent way.

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