An Introduction to Human-Centred Product Design and Development

Date: 11/11/2020 | Time: 09:00 - 13:00
Location: Online event
Organised by: West of England AHSN and Triteq

Event summary

Through a combination of online presentations and interactive group activities led by Triteq, the West of England AHSN Academy brings you two half day workshops (11 & 18 November) aimed at those who are interested in learning more about what it takes to develop a healthcare innovation product, and the importance of considering your end users throughout the process. Supported by a resource pack that will be sent in the post delegates will benefit from online discussions and close supervision from facilitators.

The course has limited availability and is open to people from the West of England region with a focus on developing innovations to benefit the healthcare system. Those wishing to attend should commit to attending both days, 11th and 18th November.

We request that only one person per project team registers for the event, this is to maximise the benefits of the course across the West of England region.

Day 1 – 9am-1pm (11 November)

  • Overview of the Human Centred Design Process
  • Understanding your user and their individual needs
  • Identifying the market need
  • Concept generation and prototyping methods overview

Homework / Activity

A short activity expanding on what has been learnt in Day 1 and putting it into action

Day 2 – 9am-1pm (18 November)

  • Translating user needs into product requirements
  • Iterative Prototyping and refinement
  • Considering the end product – Design for Manufacture, Verification and Validation and Regulatory hurdles

About Triteq

Triteq is a product design and development consultancy at the leading edge of technology, developing innovative ideas through human centred design. They have almost three decades of experience bringing medical, health and wellbeing and energy and environmental products to market. They assist start ups, entrepreneurs and established companies at any stage of product development from initial concept through to CE marking and FDA approval.

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