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Park Ridge, IL

Park Ridge, IL (Design Center)

Gilero’s design center in Park Ridge, IL has allowed for us to expand and maintain our presence in the Midwest. Our Park Ridge office provides our Midwest clients access to Gilero’s over 20 years of experience in the medical device design and development, as well as our leading local team of engineers, designers, and project managers. This design center has many advanced machine shop capabilities, test labs, and high- tech equipment to help you bring your medical device to market. 

Our specialties and services through this office:

  • Understand Requirements
  • Research Existing Technologies
  • Understand Patent Landscapes

  • Brainstorming
  • Concept Sketches
  • Early CAD
  • Technical Reviews

  • Early-Stage Development (Phase 0)
  • Design and Development Planning (Phase 1)
  • Design Inputs (Phase 2)
  • Design Outputs (Phase 3)
  • Design Verification & Validation (Phase 4)
  • Transfer Design to Production (Phase 5)

  • Formative and summative human factors studies required for regulatory submission
  • HFE planning
  • Contextual inquiry
  • Focus groups
  • Ethnographic research
  • Participatory design sessions
  • Task analysis
  • Use-related risk analysis (URRA)
  • Use failure modes and effects analysis (uFMEA)
  • Label comprehension studies
  • Comparative analysis
  • Threshold analysis
  • Instructions for use (IFU)
  • HFE/UE summary reports

  • Proof-of-concept
  • Functional prototypes
  • 3D printing
  • Silicone and injection mold tooling
  • PCB (printed circuit boards)
  • Breadboarding
  • IT integration simulation

  • Proof of Concept Testing
  • Design Verification Testing

  • Regulatory AssessmentsMedical Device Classifications
  • US FDA Strategy
  • 510(k) submissions
  • PMA (Pre-market approval) submissions

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