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Health Design & Technology Institute: Product Design

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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.


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