developing innovative products reliably™
Design Mentor® believes collaboration is key to success. Our clients work directly with our enthusiastic team of scientists and engineers, which promotes seamless communication and faster development.

Our specialties include:

  • Systems Engineering
  • FDA Design Controls
  • Fluid Dynamics
Our capabilities include:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Hazards Analysis
  • Industrial Design
  • Failure Mode Effect Analysis
  • Biology
  • Software Engineering
  • Physics
  • Plastics Engineering
  • Risk Management
  • ISO Compliance
Clients have worked with our team to launch a variety of medical device and biotech projects, including:

Surgical
  • Extracorporeal blood pump system
  • Organ transport disposable

Diagnostics
  • Portable in vitro diagnostic (IVD) blood analyzer
  • Thermal control system for denaturing DNA
  • Process analysis and conceptual system design for novel cancer diagnostic assay
  • Systems engineering for a chemiluminescent immunoassay diagnostic device

Therapeutics
  • Industrial design for artificial organ manufacturing process
  • Device design for therapeutic protein harvesting and purification

Blood Lab Automation
  • Multi-year/Multi-stage product development effort for transfused blood safety
  • Automated blood collection and separation (aphaeresis)
  • Transfused platelets and plasma safety





Design Mentor also collaborates on non-medical projects. We've worked with clients and applied our expertise to:

  • Improve fluid management and fluid handling subsystems
  • Optimize design of beverage mixing and dispensing machine
  • Perform competitive analysis and expert testimony for patent litigation defense
  • Assess burn patient treatment technology for strategic acquisition
  • Provide project management and quality system services