Medical technologies

Services for the entire product life cycle

Large multinational corporations as well as small start-up companies rely on Etteplan’s 20+ years of experience in designing and developing competitive and compelling medical products and devices. Etteplan’s ISO 13485 certified operations gives access to about 50 dedicated medical technology experts and in-house facilities.

Etteplan has the know-how to help customers in all phases of the product life cycle, from idea generation to product development and modernization. Examples of Etteplan’s work include:

  • Point-of-care devices
  • Diagnostics equipment
  • Rehabilitation aids
  • Dental equipment
  • Electro medical & imaging equipment
  • Transplant equipment
  • Sterilization equipment
  • Orthopedics
  • Disposable instruments
  • Anesthesia equipment
  • Respiratory equipment
  • Surgical instruments
  • Active & passive implantable devices
  • Care furniture
  • Laboratory Equipment

 

Regulatory expertise

Etteplan undertakes product development projects for all MDD classes in the EU and USA.

Etteplan’s regulatory expertise and knowledge of the EU and FDA standards are keys to bringing new products to the market quickly and cost-efficiently. Our deliverables in the area of regulatory issues include; regulatory and submission strategies, GAP analysis in terms of product and process standards, world-wide submissions, training and seminars and counseling.

 

The right battery performance for medical devices

Etteplan’s knowledge of battery technologies is world-class. Our experts can help customers utilizing portable power solve energy storage related challenges in medical devices of MDD Classes I-III. Our product development expertise related to batteries includes:

  • Miniaturizing and portability
  • Implantable devices
  • Sterilization of battery powered devices
  • Hearing aids
  • In-clinic patient monitors
  • Injection pumps
  • Surgical tools
  • Rehabilitation equipment
  • Failure analyses

Download: Battery Expertise in Medical Technology Brochure
For more information visit Etteplan’s homepage for Battery Technologies.

 

Services and delivery models

Etteplan provides a variety of services for medical technology companies including:

  • Comprehensive product development projects
  • Usability Engineering 
  • Innovation Workshops
  • Industrial Design
  • Hardware Engineering
  • Software Engineering 
  • Project Management
  • Regulatory Affair MDD classes I-III FDA/EU
  • Failure Analyses

 

References

Some of our customers’ products have gone on to win national and international awards for their designs and benefits they bring to the healthcare community. The references listed here reflect the types of companies we work with and the scope of Etteplan’s design and engineering capabilities.

 

NeoDynamics

 

Breast biopsy system for cancer diagnosis.
NeoDynamics is a Swedish medical technology company developing equipment for a safe diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment of breast cancer.
Etteplan was contracted to develop the Fourier system. From concept to production we supported with:

 

CefarCompex

An electrotherapy device for home treatment.CefarCompex is one of Europe’s leading companies in electrotherapy. The company develops and manufactures portable TENS stimulators for home use and advanced stimulators for clinics. Etteplan was contracted to develop the CEFAR easy product. From concept to production we supported with:

 

Redsense Medical AB

An alarm system for monitoring the vein needle during dialysis
REDSENSE medical AB develops and manufactures alarm systems for monitoring the vein needle during dialysis.
Etteplan was contracted to develop a new device.
From idea to CE marking we supported with:

 

Medtentia AB

Annuloplasty ring development
Medtentia AB develops novel medical devices including, minimally invasive suture-less products with significant medical value for cardiac valve surgery based on a patented technology.
Etteplan was contracted to develop a new annuloplasty ring device.
From concept through development we supported with:

 

Getinge AB

Autoclave sterilizer development
Getinge Sterilization AB is a major producer of quality sterilization products and equipment.
Etteplan was contracted to support the development of a new family of Autoclave products.
From concept to production we supported with:

 

Invacare Inc

Invacare Inc. is a leading provider of rehabilitation equipment.
Etteplan was a partner on the development of the new SpinX wheelchair.
From concept to design transfer we supported with:

  • Industrial Design

 

Contact

If you are interested in learning more about Etteplan’s services in medical technologies, please download our brochure or contact:

Timo Vallgren, tel. +358 103 073 701 or e-mail: timo.vallgren(at)etteplan.com
Yanick Meunier, tel. +46 70 881 48 55 or e-mail: yanick.meunier(at)etteplan.com