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Key Tech saved CoolTech, a startup MedTech company greater than $1 million in development costs and six months in getting to clinical data. In our newest case study, we outline our expertise in driving speed to clinical data and reducing development costs and time substantially. Here’s how we did it Accelerating your...

Cybersecurity in medtech? You’ve got to have it.  The rising tide of connected medical devices, data collection and the IoT makes cybersecurity the ominous buzzword of the healthcare industry.  Key Tech’s cybersecurity approach is founded in our expertise in designing medical devices. Key Tech’s three-step...

At Key Tech, we are proud to say that we’ve worked on our share of connected devices. We look at the rapidly changing Smartwatch app market as a logical extension of medtech device connectivity and we have established some guidelines and insights for smart app...

Gain Faster Development Times with our Unique, Powerful & Proven Software Key Tech has developed a PC-based software tool, called Key Sharp (Key#).  Key# is built to reduce time to testing for prototypes - The average Key Tech client can save 1-2 months on the front...

Medical and Drug Delivery Device HFES takeaways. A Key Tech Perspective. Last month’s HFES conference (Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare), was a three day deep dive into real-world examples and an exploration of solutions for issues and challenges in healthcare. Representing Key Tech’s product development and design...

It’s been said around Key Tech that ultrasound is my thing. I can’t deny it, I am drawn to ultrasonic applications because they require careful attention to a spectrum of disciplines I enjoy: acoustic, mechanical and materials, electrical and software design. Ignoring just one is likely...

As an Industrial Designer at Key Tech since 2012, I know first-hand how critical a multidisciplinary team is for the success of a product development program.  To create truly beautiful and efficient use-experiences, an Industrial Designer within a team needs to function as a user...

It feels like no matter the project, if fluidics are involved, the topic of bubbles pops back up.  Lab-on-a-chip is a growing industry, and miniaturizing a fluidic system comes with a unique set of bubble challenges.  When down at the microfluidic scale, a bubble has...

Working in medical technology product development, we understand the need to work towards making things better. The universal goal of our team, our clients, and the end users of our products is improvement. Whether it’s relieving pain, making treatment adherence easier to remember, or to...

To say the world moves faster every day seems like the ultimate cliché.  Haven’t generations upon generations made this same observation?  We stand in the present, looking back upon times when the technology felt slower, progress more relatable, and looking forward, we feel an acceleration,...

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