Health Design & Technology Institute: Product Design
HDTI houses design studios, workshop and test areas where clients, researchers and healthcare professionals can explore and evaluate new ideas.
Specialist design facilities and resources include:
- In-house design team
- Design studio equipped with industry-leading hardware and software
- Fully equipped workshop
- Rapid prototyping equipment
- Product testing and evaluation facilities
- Early stage mock-up construction area
Our designers are highly experienced in assistive technology and inclusive design. We are happy to provide support at any point in the design process – from early stage concept work through CAD modelling to rapid prototyping.
Funded support for West Midlands SMEs
A variety of funding schemes are available through HDTI. West Midlands SMEs (small to medium-sized enterprises) are eligible for up to five days of fully funded usability testing provided by the Assistive Technologies & Community Healthcare Development Project, supported by the European Regional Development Fund under Priority 1 - Promoting Innovation and Research & Development. A range of other funding initiatives are also available.
How do I find out more?
For an initial discussion of your requirements, or to further explore the usability services provided by HDTI, please contact Paul Magee.