The Basics

Find resources and information to help start-up medical device companies get their business moving.

Read this article to determine which legal structure option meets the needs of your start-up business.

DeviceLab is a contract medical device design and product development firm. We are a full service company for mechanical engineering, electronics, software, industrial design, prototyping, manufacturing, FDA regulatory consulting and product testing services.

DevicePharm is a provider of marketing strategy and communications for medical device, biotech, and life sciences companies. We have been helping brands develop valuable connections with consumers and professionals for over 22 years.

This site is a companion to our textbook, Biodesign: The Process of Innovating Medical Technology. There is useful information there for innovators who are interested in inventing medical devices.

Ehrlich Consulting Group (ECG), Inc., is a consulting provider of product marketing, sales and distribution expertise  for medical device, diagnostic and life sciences companies. Email Allen | Phone: 858-231-3332

Read this article to learn about the arguments for benefits of venture lending versus venture capital.

The goal of this partnership between the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the U.S. Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration is to advance economic growth worldwide.

Find out how distribution strategies help entrepreneurs meet customer demands and increase sales.

Find official statistical information produced by the federal government by searching this website. It links to more than 100 agencies that provide data and trend information on a variety of topics.

This business research and consulting firm offers market analysis, market research, and reports, helping its clients grow.

This website educates physicians and clinicians about medical device development and includes a blog and forum for discussions with experts and other physician inventors.

HSP is the leader in international business services. Our mission is to simplify the management and control of existing international operations and any planned international expansion, so our clients can capitalize on their overseas growth opportunities. We are focused on extending the capabilities of headquarters-based Finance, HR and Legal executives, and their teams, by offering a […]

ImageIQ is an imaging contract research, development and service organization that deploys experts and technology to solve imaging challenges, resulting in unique scientific insight, improved speed, accuracy and reproducibility. Unlike traditional imaging core labs or contract software companies, ImageIQ combines powerful software engineering, biomedical expertise and imaging experience for the full life cycle of your […]

IMARC Research has been in business for over a decade and has emerged as a well-respected, high-quality clinical monitoring company. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, the contract research organization serves to ensure the protection of research participants through clinical monitoring and auditing.

In today’s medical device world, compliance is critical to ensure your product development efforts can withstand the scrutiny of legal, regulatory, and quality audits. The days of undocumented competitive sample procurement are a thing of the past.

An Intellectual Property Checklist includes items necessary for safeguarding intellectual property. Categories include employee issues, trade secrets, patents, trademarks and copyright.

This quick reference for protecting intellectual property guides entrepreneurs through the process step-by-step. It discusses patents, trademarks, copyrights and other protection methods.

For more than 127 years, companies around the world have depended on Intertek to ensure the quality and safety of their products, processes and systems. We go beyond testing, inspecting and certifying products; we help customers improve performance, gain efficiencies in manufacturing and logistics, overcome market constraints, and reduce risk. We’ve earned a reputation for […]

For more than 30 years Invetech has been at the forefront of breakthrough product development and automation, helping companies get new products to market through innovative design, engineering and manufacturing.

Trademarks, copyrights and patents are important elements of your business. Without protecting them, your ideas may be stolen, your products may be copied, and you may even lose your business. This booklet not only provides useful basic information about trademarks, copyrights and patents, but outlines answers to frequently asked questions about litigation should that ever […]