Posts categorized as“Product Development”

Thor Tronrud

Tips to Avoid Medical Device AI Pitfalls

Roughly 80% of human brain volume is made up by the neocortex, a set of highly interconnected layers of neurons that controls our higher brain functions, such as perception, cognition, motor control, and language. This massively parallel architecture is the initial inspiration for Deep Learning – a neural network paradigm that excels at pattern recognition […]

Astero StarFish

8 Tips to Manage Medtech Stakeholder Expectations

Managing medtech stakeholder expectations is an important element of medical device development success. Investors, Internal stakeholders, KOLs, Clinicians, Scientists and Engineers will all play a part in shaping and delivering a successful medical device. We asked key members of our team to share their best tips and lessons learned. Here are 8 tips to manage […]

Kenneth MacCallum

Dahlia Zoetrope Design Challenge

Every year StarFish designs a unique holiday gift as a fun way to celebrate the season. This year we developed a zoetrope that creates the illusion of an unfurling, dahlia-like flower sculpture in three dimensions while glowing softly from within. Although this design challenge was not a medical device, it provided a great chance to […]

Astero StarFish

Medical Device Development Resources

Where do medical device development professionals go for answers? Everyone has a “go-to” resource when they get stuck with a question or challenge they have not encountered before. StarFish employees specialize in designing and developing novel medical devices. We asked them for their favorite medical device development resources and tips:

Stephanie Willerth

Three Reasons to Think Canada When Developing Regenerative Medicine, Microfluidic-Based assays, and Cell Therapy Applications 

Personalized medicine approaches can transform the field of biomanufacturing through the use of additive manufacturing technologies. Successful implementation of such processes requires an interdisciplinary effort with engineers, biologists, and clinicians working together to achieve success developing regenerative medicine, microfluidic-based assays, or cell therapy applications.

Tess Carswell

Developing and Running an Industry-Integrated Human Factors Engineering Course

Although engineering students graduate from their program well-equipped with the theoretical concepts taught in class, they often lack practical knowledge regarding their particular industry [1]. Such gaps between technical teachings and industry requirements could potentially be filled by integrating an industry perspective into programs and course delivery. Further benefit can be derived when such industry-integrated […]

Astero StarFish

Our 10 most read medical device commercialization blogs of 2021

Two new medical device commercialization blogs, one returning champion, and two new authors join our 2021 “most read” list. Electrical engineering amd regulatory articles tie for the most popular blog topics. Many thanks to our employee authors past and present for sharing their insights and experience with medical device colleagues.

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