We act as a portal to provide medical device developers and manufacturers with the advice, technical expertise, and facilities essential for companies that are seeking to translate medical device concepts to commercial products. Our mission is to provide expert advice on manufacturing, engineering, regulatory issues and funding, coupled with technically supported access to manufacturing facilities. We aim to assist small and medium sized companies in the translation of medical device concepts through to small batch commercial prototypes. This service is free for Scottish SMEs only.
We have wide ranging manufacturing expertise and facilities, including:
The MDMC business development strategy:
The MDMC can offer engineering expertise which includes:
We will offer the following help to SMEs:
We are a highly experienced inter-disciplinary team composed of engineers, scientists and clinicians across the 4 universities.
Sally Bowie (Chair) – Albany Business Consultant
Liz Adamson – Napier University
Gary Beale – Emblation
Dan Clarke – Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering Nottingham
Edward Clifton – NHS Healthcare Improvement Scotland
Eddie Clutton – Edinburgh University Professor
Graham Cumming – Strategic Programme Manager NHS Lothian
Kev Dhaliwal – Edinburgh University Professor
Stuart Fancey – Scottish Funding Council
Edwin Lindsay – Compliance Solutions Lifesciences Ltd
Graeme McLeod – Consultant Anaesthetist, NHS Tayside
John Norrie – Chair of Medical Statistics and Trial Methodology Edinburgh
Malcolm Phillips – Department of Medical Physics Edinburgh
Russell Overend – Wideblue
Graham Watson – Scottish Health Innovations
John Wilkinson – Medical Device Regulation
Our Technology Specialists work with SMEs on our state-of-the-art facilities to demonstrate manufacturing approaches suitable for their product concepts.