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Fully-integrated design and consultancy

Our in-house design team has experience in working on projects of all sizes and offers a fully-integrated design and consultancy service relative to innovative medical technologies.

We can help you to:

  • Rapidly create prototypes in degradable or non-degradable forms using polymers, composites and metals, as well as organic and inorganic blends
  • Engage patients in the design process by working with our NHS partners to ensure your product delivers an exceptional patient experience
  • Design for manufacture so you can address problems early on and keep costs down
  • Design for the environment so your entire product life cycle is optimised for sustainability and efficiency
  • Access our substantial network of contacts across the MedTech sector and other industries in the UK and overseas
  • Access international market insights and opportunities
  • Connect with experts to grow your business and protect your intellectual property

Expertise and Services

Discover the experts and facilities behind our development and innovation offer.

Dr Robert Reisel

Dr Robert Reisel

Technical Director

Dr Robert Reisel is MTIF’s Technical Director and has oversight of all technical activities at MTIF. Robert also has a wealth of experience in product development and guiding innovators from ‘bench to bedside’. Robert’s experience has been developed over many years working with organisations and start-ups in multiple industries.

Professor John Hunt

Professor John Hunt

Academic and Research Lead

Prof John Hunt has extensive experience developing novel medical technologies and treatments and has cultivated strong relationships across the industry and beyond.

John’s own research centres on developing breakthrough therapies, devices and technology to repair, replace, augment and regenerate diseased, infected and damaged tissues in humans and other mammals. John has multiple patents and is available to advise and guide clients from concept to final product.

James Meadwell

James Meadwell

Senior Research Fellow in Product Design

James Meadwell is a Senior Research Fellow in Design and leads a product design and research consultancy which supports businesses of all sizes to develop new products.

James’ primary role is to engage and collaborate with businesses on new product development cases, working as a hands-on product design engineer, design project manager and adviser.

Exterior photograph of the Innovation Centre

Take a look around the Innovation Centre

The MTIF Innovation Centre is located in the heart of Nottingham Trent University’s Clifton Campus. The facility houses multiple scientific departments and labs, and is a hub for collaboration and knowledge across a broad range of industries, sectors and disciplines.

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Clean room manufacturing

Medical device manufacturing

We can help to bring innovative medical devices from concept to market with our comprehensive range of manufacturing services.

Medical Device Prototype

Prototyping and Product Design Services

With our expertise in prototyping and product design, we can support you to create cutting-edge medical devices and products that meet the highest standards of quality and efficacy.

MTIF Boardroom

Commercialisation services

MTIF’s unique mixture of specialist expertise and strong regional, national and international partnerships means we are able to offer robust commercialisation services across a wide variety of industries.