Another advantage is the potential for faster regulatory approvals. Regulatory requirements for medical devices can be complex and time-consuming, requiring significant expertise and resources. Collaborative partnerships that involve stakeholders with regulatory knowledge and experience can navigate these requirements more effectively and streamline the approval process. By leveraging the combined expertise of the partners, medical devices can move through the regulatory pathway more efficiently, leading to faster market entry and patient access to innovative technologies.
Haughton Design frequently partner with local universities to undertake research and for access to state of the art facilities, such as healthcare centres or simulated environments. These partnerships also allow us access to participants for human factors engineering studies.
In addition to this, we have developed a network of expert consultants, who’s specialist areas include the likes of, but are not limited to, electronic engineering, software engineering, regulatory affairs, human factors engineering and materials specialists. Throughout design projects, we make full use of a roster of trusted partners and consultants in addition to our in-house cross-functional expertise, in order for our clients to benefit from a truly collaborative approach. We offer a full supply chain without the cost, time and political implications commonly associated with in house solutions, whilst maintaining our agility and ability to adapt to unforeseen changes of direction.