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Product Design and Development

Partnering with Orchid Design provides access to two design centers and a team of industry and clinically-experienced engineers, designers and regulatory experts with diverse orthopedics backgrounds.

With comprehensive resources and capabilities to develop complete systems, or provide focused support for limited scope design and engineering challenges, Orchid Design’s finely tuned product development process and on-site prototype facilities allow for rapid iteration and product development, reducing your time to revenue generation and allowing you to expand your capabilities to launch more products.

Design and Development Capabilities

  • Ideation, exploration and discovery
  • Concept generation and rapid prototyping
  • Design it, Build it, Test it - Rapid design iterating through in house design, testing and prototyping capabilities
  • Design risk assessment, and Design for Manufacturing
  • Design and engineer Customs and Specials
  • Verification testing including benchtop, mechanical, animal and cadaveric
  • Finite element simulation capabilities to evaluate design spaces and identify worst-case situations
  • Project management for coordinating all internal and external resources
  • Design transfer for seamless transition to full scale production

Concept Development

Generating new ideas and developing solutions to challenging design problems is at the core of Orchid Design’s capabilities. Whether it is an idea, a partially developed product, or even a clinical problem, we can provide a full range of design development services including initial ideation and visualization to help deliver innovative products to the market.

Our approach to concept development is process-oriented and focuses on our specific orthopedic and surgical knowledge and complementary clinical expertise. We aim to help maximize our clients’ product potential with new technology opportunity identification and alternatives, and this unique blend of market experience enables easy transition to follow-on development phases such as feasibility and detailed design.

Team brainstorming → concept generation → concept background

studies → concept refinement → design solution exploration

IP Protection

Intellectual property (IP) development and protection is part of Orchid Design’s core mission and begins with initial concepts. When clients share their confidential ideas and projects with us, we maintain that confidentiality throughout the project and beyond. As we work through product design and development, all intellectual property developed over the duration of the project is assigned to the customer.