Medical Device Innovation:
Our Expertise

Medical device innovation requires experience, skill and creativity.

What makes Forma unique in its ability to accomplish medical device innovation? We combine all of this:

Beautiful form creation that works for users and can be manufactured economically. We believe in keeping things simple. No superfluous design elements. Nothing that distracts the user.

The creative ability to generate a universe of ideas. Most of our clients come to us looking for innovative solutions. We’re able to generate many different concepts that will inspire your team and help them think in new ways.

We understand engineering and work well with your team. Our focus goes beyond aesthetics and ergonomics. We understand the challenges of designing robust products that can be made without complicated tooling.

Our singular focus is on medical product design. We have over 25 years of experience designing for the medical and life science industries.

Specific service offerings:


  • Mechanical mechanisms
  • New-to-world concepts and processes
  • Creative applications of existing technologies

Medical Device Product Development

  • Requirements specification
  • Feasibility studies
  • Proof-of-concept prototypes
  • Development of design inputs
  • Detailed engineering design
  • Design outputs verification
  • Design Controls administration
  • Project Documentation
  • Coordination with manufacturing

Medical Industrial Design

  • Concept generation
  • Aesthetic design

Ergonomic Design

  • Anthropometrics
  • User interface design, both graphical interfaces and hardware interfaces

User Research

  • Up-front user research studies
  • Usability studies
  • Preference analysis