Product Design Process

The Importance of Human Factors Validation and Usability Testing in Medtech Product Development

As medical devices become more complex, the FDA and other international compliance standards including ISO 13485 continue to place greater emphasis on ways to improve the safety and effectiveness of products prior to commercialization. Human Factors Engineering (HFE) and Usability Testing are based [...]

The Importance of Human Factors Validation and Usability Testing in Medtech Product Development2019-05-20T22:55:03+00:00

Designing For Disability: How Augmented Perception and Adapting to Extremes Drives Innovation

When designing for disability, it is important to consider our preconceived ideas and our perceptions. Not only do we need to consider the ‘normalcy’ we place on having all our senses, our limbs, and an average height; we also have to consider how [...]

Designing For Disability: How Augmented Perception and Adapting to Extremes Drives Innovation2019-05-09T18:42:25+00:00

Preparing to Partner with a Product Development Firm

Product development firms are in the business of helping to conceptualize, build, and develop new products that have the potential to fundamentally change markets.  Finding a solid partnership with the right development team is critical, as the product design and development process require [...]

Preparing to Partner with a Product Development Firm2019-04-29T19:58:47+00:00

What the New FDA 510(K) Guidelines Mean for Medtech Product Development

For centuries scientists, engineers, and visionaries have been iterating and expanding on each other’s designs, even on products seemingly as simple as the light bulb Their efforts are focused on making them safer, more reliable, and more compatible with our modern needs. The [...]

What the New FDA 510(K) Guidelines Mean for Medtech Product Development2019-04-29T19:57:14+00:00

Join Nectar at the 2019 Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Expo!

This February, the largest three-day Medtech conference in North America will kick off in Anaheim, CA.  The Nectar product development team is excited to attend. We will join thousands of industry professionals and over 1,900 suppliers to discuss the latest and greatest in [...]

Join Nectar at the 2019 Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Expo!2019-01-08T00:28:34+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 Nectar2017-09-06T00:33:59+00:00