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Gilero Holds 2021 Make a Difference Day Event

At Gilero, we emphasize the value of making a difference, both as a company and as individuals in our communities. We recently held our 2021 Make a Difference Day event at Jordan Lake in Apex, NC. Our local employees volunteered with Clean Jordan Lake, a nonprofit, community-driven...

23 Oct, 2021

Understanding Medical Device Patents

What is a Medical Device Patent? Medical device patents legally protect inventions and innovations related to the medical field. Having a medical device patent allows the inventor to protect against another person or company from unauthorized use of the invention. Medical devices generally qualify for utility patents...

05 Oct, 2021

An Interview with Gilero’s Vice President of Manufacturing 

Wade Stauffer is the Vice President of Manufacturing at Gilero. Working out of our contract manufacturing facility in Pittsboro, North Carolina, Wade makes sure that all areas of the plant run smoothly while overseeing the manufacturing growth operations across the entire company. What does a typical day...

01 Oct, 2021

An Introduction to Human Factors Engineering

Human factors engineering is a design approach focused on optimizing the interactions between users and devices. Also known as ergonomics or usability engineering, human factors engineering (HFE) can be applied to hardware, software, and a variety of complex systems. This aspect of design development is meant to...

26 Sep, 2021

An Interview with Gilero’s Vice President of Technical Operations

Eli Nichols is the VP of Technical Operations at Gilero, where he uses his extensive engineering background and breadth of medical device knowledge to oversee Gilero’s design transfer team. Learn more about why Gilero has a dedicated team for transferring designs into manufacturing, and Eli’s role in...

15 Aug, 2021

Understanding 21 CFR Part 211

What is 21 CFR Part 211? The Code of Federal Regulations Title 21 Part 211 refers to the current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) set by the FDA for finished pharmaceuticals. These requirements are meant to ensure that finished drug product is handled in a way that does...

10 Aug, 2021

A Guide to Medical Device Risk Management & ISO 14971

Medical device risk management is rightfully an essential component of medical product design and development. When it comes to putting a product on the market, risk analysis is required by law, and regulation checklists must be followed thoroughly. These regulations are carefully outlined in ISO 14971 to...

15 Jul, 2021

Understanding the Role of Drug Delivery Systems in Medicine

The way in which a drug enters the body can have a vast effect on the efficacy of a drug, impacting where it is released, how much can be absorbed, and how long it remains in circulation. Innovations in methods of drug delivery have led many companies...

07 Jul, 2021