December 2, 2017 By admin

PRESS RELEASE: Announcing the Medical Device Development Collaborative (MD2C)

Partners with OEMs to bring new medical devices to market with tailored and integrated design to manufacturing solutions

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Medical device OEMs today are challenged by accessing the full range of product development capabilities necessary to advance new solutions from concept to market. To meet this challenge, a dedicated group of leading manufacturing services companies has formed the Medical Device Development Collaborative (MD2C.) Anchored in the Medical Alley region, a recognized hub for medical device development and innovation, the MD2C helps small to mid-size OEMs turn concepts into a reality by offering deep experience and expertise throughout the entire product development continuum including design, rapid prototyping, part fabrication, quality assurance, FDA regulatory approval, assembly, and project management services.

“Collectively, the MD2C has a deep understanding of the many challenges associated with getting a project up and running, keeping it on track, and controlling costs,” said Tim O’Brien, vice president of sales at Intelligent Product Solutions. “By strategically partnering with OEMs for both business guidance and product development expertise, the Collaborative can deliver the highest quality, service and value in bringing new medical devices to market,” added O’Brien.

Offering an integrated, consultative, and customized approach, the MD2C partners with OEMs to build dedicated project teams based on a customer’s specific needs and requirements. The group of expert companies in the Collaborative include:

  • Intelligent Product Solutions (IPS): Product design and engineering
  • Borderless Compliance: Quality and regulatory requirements and systems
  • South Dakota Partners: Electronics manufacturing, assembly, and distribution
  • Protoduction Inc.: Product design and prototyping for electronics
  • Velocity Group: Injection molding and machining

“The Medical Device Development Collaborative and the Medical Alley Association share a common goal to improve the quality of health,” said Shaye Mandle, President and CEO at Medical Alley Association. “By providing the breadth of integrated manufacturing capabilities to OEMs, the MD2C is helping to advance this cause by bringing new and innovative medical devices to market.”

For more information on working with MD2C, contact Tim O’Brien at [email protected].


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Andrew Stelmack, 503-701-9115
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