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Whitepaper

Net zero product discovery

12th Apr 2021

In this whitepaper we examine the potential rewards of sustainable yet multidimensional business growth and reveal why whole system mapping is a prerequisite for driving essential system-level – not just product-level – innovation.

  • Industrial design
  • Physical sciences
  • Product realisation
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

Our four iF DESIGN AWARDS put us in the top three nationally

5th May 2021

Winning a prestigious international design award for our product innovation here at Cambridge Consultants is obviously fantastic – so scooping not just one but four gongs in the coveted iF Design Awards is great for everyone involved. Andy Pigeon, our head of User centred Design reviews the four winners.

  • Human factors
  • Industrial design
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

Digital transformation: securing your place in the new critical care ecosystem

15th Apr 2021

The pandemic has compressed a decade of incremental change into a matter of months. Medical device companies sit on the cusp of radical change. Gavin Troughton, Head of Acute and Critical Care, surveys the fast changing landscape and poses the questions that can inform your digital transformation play…

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital health
  • Industrial design
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

Is your AI & data processing approach fit for purpose in a telehealth world?

19th Mar 2021

With the increasing need for remote diagnosis and monitoring, telehealth solutions are on the rise. But how do you choose the correct data strategy to deal with the wealth of data – is there a trade off?

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital health
  • Human factors
  • Industrial design
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

The path to successful telemedicine system architecture

21st Jan 2021

Telemedicine is where telecommunication and healthcare converge.

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital health
  • Human factors
  • Industrial design
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

Medical device sustainability takes centre stage at DDL2020

16th Dec 2020

Sustainability emerged as a hot and emotive topic at this year’s Drug Delivery to the Lungs (DDL) conference, read Donal Taylor's thoughts on other key trends that emerged.

  • Human factors
  • Industrial design
  • Physical sciences
  • Product realisation
Opinion

It’s time to start removing the barriers to sustainability in personal drug delivery devices

9th Dec 2020

Matt Garwood challenges the medical device development status quo. If we embrace a bold, comprehensive response that begins at the concept stage and ends with the device user, it is possible to challenge conventional thinking and change for the better.  

  • Human factors
  • Industrial design
  • Physical sciences
  • Product realisation
Opinion

Telemedicine security: it all starts with the customer

2nd Dec 2020

Telemedicine security: it all starts with the customer, Mark Dorn discusses the importance of designing security from the customer perspective.

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital health
  • Human factors
  • Industrial design
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

A roadmap is needed to drive improved inhaler sustainability

20th Nov 2020

Metered-dose inhalers account for 3.5% of the UK National Health Service’s carbon footprint and are tagged as a carbon hotspot. But there is no reason that sustainability has to come at the cost of clinical benefit. 

  • Human factors
  • Industrial design
  • Physical sciences
  • Product realisation
Opinion

Success depends on putting the patient at the centre of telemedicine interface design

17th Nov 2020

The events of 2020 have accelerated the adoption of telemedicine, but to ensure success, devices need to be easy to use and data security is paramount. 

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital health
  • Human factors
  • Industrial design
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

Delivering personalisation in consumer skincare needs radical innovation

25th Sep 2020

We’re only just smoothing the surface of consumer skincare product personalisation. The current trend for products to be curated, customised or even bespoke to some degree, is simply the start. 

 

  • AI & Analytics
  • Industrial design
  • Product realisation
  • Sensing
eBook

Our wet shave challenge: how fluid delivery innovation can enable a ‘device plus chemistry’ future

9th Jun 2020

The ‘device plus chemistry’ movement is making its presence felt in areas such as home care and beverages as well as oral care and beauty.

  • Fluids & thermodynamics
  • Industrial design
  • Mechanical engineering
  • User Experience (UX)