Medical Products

30 years. 18 MDEA Awards.

 

IDEO has won more Medical Device Excellence Awards (MDEA) than any other company, highlighting a history of delivering impactful, compelling, human-centered design to the world of medical and consumer products.

Our history is deeply rooted in medical device design—dating back to our first project more than 30 years ago. This tradition of excellence has allowed us to create numerous innovations that enable everyone from experts to consumers to gain better control of their health.

Over the years, twenty of these designs have been recognized by the MDEA as finalists, a celebration of “significant advances in medical product design and engineering that improve the quality of healthcare delivery and accessibility.”

Read more about IDEO’s celebration of the MDEA awards here.

Tria Skin Rejuvenating Laser
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Tria Skin Rejuvenating Laser
Tria Skin Rejuvenating Laser
Medtronic POWEREASE™ Surgical Instrument System
Medtronic POWEREASE™ Surgical Instrument System
Contour USB for Bayer
Contour USB for Bayer
Instrument for Reconstituting Human Growth Hormone Product
Instrument for Reconstituting Human Growth Hormone Product
Lantus & You Journal for Sanofi
Lantus & You Journal for Sanofi
Tria Hair Removal Precision Laser
Tria Hair Removal Precision Laser
Industrial Design Language for Baxano
Industrial Design Language for Baxano
Injection Device for Eli Lilly and Company
Injection Device for Eli Lilly and Company
LifePort Kidney Transporter
LifePort Kidney Transporter
HemoSense INRatio2 for
Inverness Medical Innovations
HemoSense INRatio2 for
Inverness Medical Innovations
The StealthStation S7 for Medtronic
The StealthStation S7 for Medtronic
Delta Laser eye surgery machine concept for Alcon
Delta Laser eye surgery machine concept for Alcon
Transcutaneous Immunization Delivery Method for Intercell
Transcutaneous Immunization Delivery Method for Intercell
4D Localization System for Calypso
4D Localization System for Calypso
isposable prefilled insulin injector for Eli Lilly and Company
isposable prefilled insulin injector for Eli Lilly and Company
Diego Powered Dissector System for Gyrus ACMI, ENT Division
Diego Powered Dissector System for Gyrus ACMI, ENT Division

  • Current Projects
  • Capabilities

Clients often ask, "What are you working on right now?" To give you a sense of the breadth and depth of our work in the medical products space, we have provided a partial list below of projects we have tackled in the past year. We’ll update this list periodically as new projects launch.

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IDEO designers are experts in a large range of disciplines. Each core project team is uniquely curated to best fit specific project needs. For our medical products work, core project team designers typically have expertise in the following disciplines:

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People

  • Stacey Chang

    Stacey Chang

    Stacey Chang is an Associate Partner and Director of IDEO’s Health & Wellness practice.


  • Dennis Boyle

    Dennis Boyle

    Dennis Boyle is a Partner and one of the founding members of IDEO. Over the course of his career, Dennis has worked as a design engineer, project leader, business relationship leader, studio leader and practice leader.


  • Brian Mason

    Brian Mason

    Brian Mason is a senior lead within IDEO’s Health & Wellness practice. He leads the Medical Products group in the Bay Area where he is focused on creating positive impact for clients.