Everything you need to know about medical device creation


Medical Device Handbook creating medical devices medical device creationMedtech development is hard. Medical device creation can require manufacturing know-how in areas as wide-ranging as electrical components, high-performance polymers, molding and machining – and that doesn’t even include the required expertise in design, regulatory requirements and achieving reimbursement.

The good news is that the companies serving the medical device industry have become specialized experts. Through our annual Medical Device Handbook, we harness this expertise for the medical device industry. We request articles from medical device designers, outsourcers and consultants that avoid marketing pitches and instead provide useful information for the medical device development community.

Saying the Handbook has everything is you need to know about creating medical devices – it’s more of an aspirational goal than a reality. However, the wide variety of articles here should hopefully help you dip your toes into the many areas you need to know to make a medical device.

Read on to browse the categories>>

And here’s the full list of categories…



Electrical/electronic components

Fluid power components

High-performance polymers





Motion control components

Needles and syringes

Rapid manufacturing and prototyping 

Regulatory, reimbursement & IP


Sterilization services


Validation and testing

Design services

The opinions expressed in contributed Medical Device Handbook posts are the authors’ only and do not necessarily reflect those of MedicalDesignandOutsourcing.com or its employees.

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