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An Interview with Gilero’s Director of Integrated Systems

The Integrated Systems team at Gilero is dedicated to designing, developing and manufacturing electromechanical medical devices and electromechanical drug delivery systems. While Gilero has been providing design & development services since its inception in 2002, and later added manufacturing services, the addition of a dedicated team for...

02 Jul, 2020

Drug Delivery Systems: An Overview

For centuries, drugs have been used to treat ailments, improve health and extend the lives of both humans and animals. The substances used as drugs have evolved greatly from the mixtures of medicinal plants and other ingredients found in ancient times. As the science of drugs and...

25 Jun, 2020

Gilero Scales Up Face Shield Production

Since the World Health Organization characterized COVID-19 as a pandemic in March 2020, Gilero has been working on a number of initiatives to help alleviate shortages of necessary medical equipment. Utilizing our experienced team of design engineers and deep knowledge of the medical device industry, we began...

14 May, 2020

North Carolina Working with Local Manufacturers to Make Critical Supplies

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina is working with local manufacturers to shift their production to make critical medical supplies.   In March, Governor Roy Cooper established the state’s Task Force for Emergency Repurposing of Manufacturing (TFERM) to increase the amount of protective gear made here at home....

13 May, 2020

Charles Barkley Invests in Cary Medtech Startup NeuroVice

This is an excerpt from the article NBA legend Charles Barkley invests in Cary medtech startup, written by Chantal Allam and published by WRAL TechWire.  The full article can be found here. CARY, NC – NeuroVice, a fledgling startup that’s developed a tongue protector for seizure sufferers,...

17 Apr, 2020

Gilero’s Pittsboro, NC Facility Shifts to Face Shield Manufacturing

This article was written by Zachary Horner, Chatham News + Record Staff, and published in Chatham News + Record. The full article can be found here. PITTSBORO — As companies and businesses around the world shift their production focus to making products designed to help fight the...

15 Apr, 2020

The Importance of Human Factors for Medical & Drug Delivery Devices

As medical and drug delivery devices grow increasingly complex, regulatory agencies continue to place a greater emphasis on ensuring the safety and effectiveness of these devices through user research and human factors testing.  Anyone using a medical device, whether clinician or patient, should be able to do...

10 Apr, 2020

Improvised Cotton Facemask and 3D Printed Face Shield: Step-by-Step Instructions

As COVID-19 continues to overwhelm communities on a global scale, PPE for healthcare workers and caregivers is in short supply.  Gilero has developed designs for an improvised cotton facemask and a 3D printed face shield that can be used when medical grade PPE is not available.  We...

26 Mar, 2020