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Design Thinking Medical Technology – MD&M West 2018

It was another successful year at MD&M West for Nectar Product Development. In addition to the excellent media coverage from MDDI and the Product Development Tour, we were featured in an article inserted in Manufacturing & Design Today on our problem-solving culture based on [...]

Design Thinking Medical Technology – MD&M West 2018 2018-02-13T00:53:23+00:00

Groundbreaking Medical Device Development – Nectar Product Development

Anaheim, California – February 1, 2018 – Nectar Product Development releases sneak peek of Manufacturing & Design Today editorial featured at MD&M West 2018: Nectar PD is a Long Beach, California based product development company specializing in medical device development, scientific equipment, and connected [...]

Groundbreaking Medical Device Development – Nectar Product Development 2018-02-01T23:23:38+00:00

4 Essentials for Developing a Medtech Product

The Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI) featured Nectar Product Development in an article to help guide companies ready to engage in product development. MD+DI, a resource for the latest medical device and industry news, sought Nectar PD out for an exclusive interview with [...]

4 Essentials for Developing a Medtech Product 2018-01-17T19:39:34+00:00

How to Choose a Contract Manufacturer?

Selecting the contract manufacturer (CM) you will work with is a crucial decision for your business. This is typically a board-level decision and it is important to research in advance. Once your company decides on a manufacturer, changing this decision can be expensive, time-consuming, [...]

How to Choose a Contract Manufacturer? 2018-01-04T23:51:21+00:00

Nectar Product Development Hosts Med Tech Council Holiday Party

Long Beach, California – December 11, 2017 – Med Tech Council announces holiday party at Nectar Product Development on Monday, December 18th, 2017 to promote toy drive and Nectar’s upcoming speaking engagement at trade show, MD&M West. Med Tech Council and Nectar are coming [...]

Nectar Product Development Hosts Med Tech Council Holiday Party 2017-12-12T01:11:20+00:00

Medical Devices vs. Wellness Devices

The recent boom in wellness and medical technology advancements have led to a new division of the FDA's guidelines, wellness devices. The guidelines aim to help those creating wellness devices and apps to better understand when their product crosses over into regulated medical device [...]

Medical Devices vs. Wellness Devices 2018-01-04T23:44:50+00:00

CSULB Visits Nectar for Industrial Design Workshop

In the early hours of Monday, November 6th, 2017, the Industrial Design students at CSULB lined up outside of Nectar Product Development, waiting to experience a day in the life of a professional Industrial Designer. They began the day with a tour of the [...]

CSULB Visits Nectar for Industrial Design Workshop 2018-01-04T19:29:26+00:00

What Country is the World’s Next Manufacturing Hub?

The Economist reported that in 1990 China produced less than 3% of global manufacturing output. China now produces almost half of the world’s goods. The low cost of manufacturing in China played a huge role in making it the second largest economy in the [...]

What Country is the World’s Next Manufacturing Hub? 2018-01-04T23:47:18+00:00

Identifying the Best Business Growth Strategy

Every company is launched with a great idea that has high growth potential. Establishing a scalable business is based on turning that great idea into a successful solution. Finding the right strategies for the company is the key to sustainable growth. Expansion strategies are contingent [...]

Identifying the Best Business Growth Strategy 2017-11-09T01:13:08+00:00

Getting Management Approval for Your Project

Getting approval for a new project is often daunting and almost always difficult. Even if you have seemingly sufficient evidence to communicate your need, convincing your superior to approve your initiative can be quite nuanced. A delayed approval process typically increases the risk that [...]

Getting Management Approval for Your Project 2017-10-27T22:37:53+00:00

Recruiting Preferences – Advice for Recent Engineering Graduates

PPI interviewed Nectar Product Development’s Director of Operations, Shannon McElfresh-Hall, about what the company looks for in Engineering graduates. She also provided some advice for people entering the workforce. Q: Do you offer internships? If so, how many? A: Yes, from time to time. [...]

Recruiting Preferences – Advice for Recent Engineering Graduates 2017-11-01T19:09:41+00:00

Nectar Product Development helps fitness entrepreneur develop first of its kind-folding treadmill

Long Beach, California – October 20, 2017 – Nectar Product Development helps fitness entrepreneur develop a first of its kind, light weight, folding treadmill. U-Treadmill, the first light-weight folding cardio machine, is about to take the fitness world by storm. The treadmill was invented [...]

Nectar Product Development helps fitness entrepreneur develop first of its kind-folding treadmill 2017-10-25T00:12:53+00:00

Medical Device Start-Up Program soon to be Revealed

Long Beach, California - October 6, 2017 - Strategic partners, Nectar Product Development and Med Tech Directory, announced a new program for 2018 dedicated to helping medical device Start-Ups and Entrepreneurs launch their business. Med Tech Council was hosted by Nectar on Monday, October [...]

Medical Device Start-Up Program soon to be Revealed 2017-10-06T16:32:40+00:00

What separates good industrial design from great industrial design?

Good industrial design is Identifying a problem in a product and taking the right steps to fix it and enhance the product. Typically, the problems revolve around products that people purchase and use throughout their day to day lives. These products are created to [...]

What separates good industrial design from great industrial design? 2017-09-01T20:52:41+00:00

A Decision- maker’s Guide to Selecting a Product Development Firm

Outsourced product development helps companies reduce costs, save time, and meet product goals. For many companies, outsourcing is an easy decision that yields many benefits. Development groups can take on single tasks to large complex projects. Most projects require multiple specialists from different fields, [...]

A Decision- maker’s Guide to Selecting a Product Development Firm 2017-08-11T18:40:47+00:00

Nectar Sponsors 2nd Annual Med Tech Monday

For the second year in a row, Nectar Product Development sponsored Med Tech Monday in Irvine on August 7th, 2017. This year’s Med Tech Monday attracted start-ups and established businesses, growing the attendance substantially. The medical device conference featured industry expert speakers, lectures on [...]

Nectar Sponsors 2nd Annual Med Tech Monday 2017-08-11T16:53:23+00:00

Product Development Leaders – Nectar’s CEO – Darren Saravis

How did you think of Nectar Product Development? My background is in industrial design and mechanical engineering. Early on I had an interest in visual arts, music, and math. I gravitated to product development because it combined all those interests. One of my [...]

Product Development Leaders – Nectar’s CEO – Darren Saravis 2017-08-04T16:24:44+00:00

Adding Value to Products through User Experience with Evan Ross from Nectar

How do you define User Experience (UX)? User Experience entails focusing on the user and the steps they take when interacting with a product or service. How does UX benefit products and consumers? Good User Experience design can differentiate a merely functional product from [...]

Adding Value to Products through User Experience with Evan Ross from Nectar 2017-09-06T00:33:59+00:00

Forging Strategic Partnerships and Alliances as an Innovation Engine

Stacie Depner, Director of Engineering at Nectar Product Development, will be featured at the next Frost and Sullivan event: 22nd Annual Medical Technologies Executive MindXchange, Innovating for Value in Healthcare. The 3-day conference starts on March 19th in Coronado, CA, and will hold workshops, [...]

Forging Strategic Partnerships and Alliances as an Innovation Engine 2017-08-04T16:24:44+00:00

Successful Strategic Partnership – Microchip & Nectar Product Development team up for unbeatable product offering

Nectar Product Development is an authorized Design Partner for Microchip located in Southern California. Nectar brings a breadth of knowledge to Microchip's Design Partner network, specializing in user experience, industrial design, mechanical and electronics engineering, and embedded electronics. If you're looking for [...]

Successful Strategic Partnership – Microchip & Nectar Product Development team up for unbeatable product offering 2017-08-04T16:24:47+00:00

TEDxSoCal – The Art of Solar Power – Darren Saravis

Darren Saravis, CEO of Nectar Product Development and inventor of the SolarFlora, speaks on TedX about evolving sustainable technology. Solarflora is a sculpture in the shape of a flower that can hold up to four solar panels and supply up to 750 [...]

TEDxSoCal – The Art of Solar Power – Darren Saravis 2017-08-04T16:24:47+00:00