UK-established design consultancy and applied research centre offers its expertise in human centred research, product design and development, interaction and interface design, and introductory manufacturing services to bring new products to market. The organisation has won more than 20 design awards for work across the UK, EU and globally and offers, outsourcing agreements, subcontracting or service agreements to medical device and healthcare companies.
With two decades of experience the research centre has worked with many of the world’s leading healthcare providers as well as innovative start-ups and specialised device manufacturers helping to bring over 500 products to market. As a result it has an extensive global supplier and manufacturing partner network and a long history of collaboration with care providers and medical facilities around the world. The approach combines the latest in cutting edge design research activity with world-renowned design consultancy practice. The extensive design, user insight, usability, rapid prototyping and workshop facilities available in-house bring together a broad range of expertise to offer: - New product design services from initial concept development through to manufacturing - Surgical and prosthetic design services (research, designing and 3D printing of custom surgical devices) - Additive manufacturing and prototyping at high speed and low cost In order to grow and further internationalize the business the research centre is seeking outsourcing, subcontracting or service agreements with medical device and healthcare companies.
Innovations and advantages
- Cutting-edge research and global consultancy that marks a world-leading design and innovation centre - Design management excellence awards - Fully equipped workshops with multiple high definition rapid prototyping technologies and low volume rapid manufacture in-house - Extensive global contacts and supplier network
02001001 3D printing
06001012 Medical Research
06001013 Medical Technology / Biomedical Engineering
Market application codes
05004003 Laboratory equipment
05004004 Medical instruments
05004005 Diagnostic equipment
05004006 Surgical instrumentation and equipment
05007007 Other medical/health related (not elsewhere classified)
Type of partner sought
The research centre is looking for research and technology organisation, start up, SME or large enterprise with ideas or concepts for new product development within the medical and healthcare sectors.It is offering subcontracting and services or outsourcing agreements.