The Proven Solution - Using Industrial Designers for new product development11-Jan-2011
Industrial designers are at the forefront of innovation and have been working with leading medical device and equipment companies to deliver products that are not only well designed but also enhance the lives of the people who use them, giving medical device companies the much needed advantage in a highly competitive market sector.
For over 20 years Design + Industry has been leading the way in the design and innovation of medical devices and equipment. We are responsible for some of the worlds most successful and commonly used equipment including physiotherapy and ultrasound units, syringes and sharps containers, nurse call handsets and ward monitors, anaesthesia workstations and home healthcare monitoring systems.
Design + Industry is Australia’s largest industrial design consultancy with over 35 specialist designers and engineers. With our dedicated team of designers with specialist capabilities in medical and scientific products, we understand the medical industry and its rigorous standards of compliance. Our team routinely works with healthcare practitioners to deliver solutions that are safe, comfortable, easy to operate and which promote a user friendly aesthetic for patients.
Experts in the creative design process with a solid foundation built on technical engineering excellence, Design + Industry has the specialist skills to develop any product for any market, suited to any process of manufacture and for any production quantity. This proven capability sets us apart from other design consultancies. Our ability to be technically innovative allows us to design and engineer products that are trouble free in production, minimising risk to market for our clients and maximising commercial success.
We are leaders in engineering innovation; we have the in-house engineering and electro-mechanical expertise to develop technically sophisticated and highly complex products. We create exceptional design and engineering solutions with extraordinary results for our clients.
We provide a complete turn-key product development package from market research, idea generation, design and engineering, through to prototype trials and finally to optimised production. We can tailor a project plan to suit your needs with our proven strategic process.
Design for Manufacture (DFM) is a key aspect of our work. Whether it be a one off incinerator for bio hazardous waste or a syringe produced in volumes of 10 million, D+I can identify the most suitable process of manufacture. We integrate DFM principles throughout the development process to ensure trouble free production and improved serviceability in the field. It is this integrated DFM approach that reduces your risk and cost to market.
Design + Industry are the proven solution, with over 95% of the products we design being commercialised. We deliver solutions that enhance both the user and patient experience, meet all the rigorous regulatory requirements, minimize your risk to market in order to maximise your commercial success.
With our proven track record and portfolio of over 100 award wining products for design and engineering excellence we have cemented our position as Australia’s number one industrial design consultancy.
Partnering with Design + Industry for your next project and you can be sure you’re working with the best.
The article below featured in the Australian Hospital and Healthcare Bulletin, Summer 2010/11
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