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Engineering Must-Knows: Transitioning from Concept to Market

Kerry McMullen (Senior Program Manager, Operations, Valeritas)

Location: 210B

Date: Wednesday, February 6

Time: 4:00pm - 4:45pm

Track: MD&M West: Product Development & User-Centered Design

Vault Recording: TBD

A number of factors come into play when taking your device from concept to manufacturing. Are the design inputs agreed to by a cross-functional team? What are the expected design outputs? What is the cost of a prototype? How do you avoid being sole sourced? It’s important to take ownership of the process, drive the documentation, and sweat the details.

Topics covered include:
  • Knowing when you are ready for prototyping
  • Detailing the technical design and continuous refinement
  • Overcoming challenges in your design for manufacturing strategy
  • Planning for the transition early

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