The Top Medical Product Design Agencies in the UK in 2022 (Reviews/Ratings)

We meet with many people in the UK who want to get a new medical product developed and designed each year. And because a lot know our thoughts and feelings about all things industrial design, they often ask us who are some of the other more specialised agencies and competitors we have in the UK.

We always tell the truth about our competition. We want our prospective clients to be as informed as possible.

These are some industrial design agencies in the UK that have a lot of experience with designing and developing medical products.

3 Form Design (3FD)

The Chapel, 58 London Street, Whitchurch, Hampshire RG28 7LN, United Kingdom

3FD is a company that specializes in product development and manufacturing, with a focus on medical devices. They are unique in their approach, as they believe that anything is possible and are not constrained by rules or preconceptions. This allows them to explore possibilities and come up with new ideas. They have won awards for their work, and have notable clients in the medical industry. Their team of professionals have experience in both industry and with the Notified Bodies that certify medical devices.

What notable clients have they worked for?

What awards have they achieved?

Winner - World Food Innovation Awards, 2019

AximoMD

Staining Road, Blackpool, Lancashire FY3 0AY, United Kingdom

AximoMD is a medical device design and development agency that specializes in product design, electronics, software, and regulatory affairs. They are able to provide a tailored service that is cost-effective, flexible, personal, and with all core activities provided in-house. Some of the company's notable projects include a dental evacuation device and products for Openezi. AximoMD has also won various awards, including the North West Medical Devices Achievement Award.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Openezi

What awards have they achieved?

Cambridge Design Technology

St John�s Innovation Centre, Cowley Road, Cambridge CB4 0WS, United Kingdom

Cambridge Design Technology is a product design and development company that operates without borders to support clients all over the world. They have a lot of experience in a variety of sectors and use modern collaborative working tools to provide a turnkey service to their clients. Some of their notable projects include work for medical, scientific, industrial, and consumer companies. One of their key areas of focus is renal peritoneal dialysis.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Andy Blears Quadrant Equipment

What awards have they achieved?

Creative Medical Research (CMR)

1 Pegasus, Orion Court, Gt Blakenham, Ipswich IP6 0LW, United Kingdom

Creative Medical Research is a UK-based company that specializes in medical device research and development. They have over 20 years of experience in the field, and offer a variety of services that range from needs analysis to market assessment. Some notable clients they've worked with include Medtronic, Siemens, and BD.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Meditronic

Siemens

BD

What awards have they achieved?

Design Tower

Pierson Road, Windsor SL4 5RQ, United Kingdom

Design Tower is a professional product design company that helps clients make a positive impact on people’s lives and their business with their expertise in medical device design services. Their low fixed costs, single-industry focus, and flexible support network enables them to leverage and grow their skills and cost-effectiveness, making them a highly responsive, low risk, and competitively priced partner.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Bonovate

Scott Bader Co.

Ostomy

What awards have they achieved?

DesignWorks

Windsor Business Centre, 2, Vansittart Estate, Windsor SL4 1SP

DesignWorks is a UK-based design consultancy that specializes in medical product design. Established in 1991, the company has over three decades of experience and has won numerous awards, including the iF Design Award, Red Dot Award, and Innovo. Some of their notable clients include Atlantic Therapeutics, Alesi Surgical, Fusion IP, and Ultra Vision. DesignWorks' focus areas include research, design, engineering, and manufacturing of scientific and medical solutions.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Atlantic Therapeutics

Alesi Surgical

Fusion IP

What awards have they achieved?

iF Design AwardRed Dot Award

EG Technology

Farfield House, Albert Road, Stow-cum-Quy, Cambridge CB25 9AR, United Kingdom

EG Technology is a medical device company that specializes in product development. They have a clear and proven product development programme that helps ensure that products are developed efficiently and correctly. Their clients include some of the biggest names in the medical industry, and they have a number of notable projects and products to their name.


What notable clients have they worked for?

Wessex Medical

Cambridge Temperature Concepts

Vintec Radamec

What awards have they achieved?

Europlaz Technologies

The Maltings Industrial Estate, Southminster CM0 7EQ, United Kingdom

Europlaz Technologies Ltd is a high-quality manufacturer accredited to ISO13485. They are a registered FDA Medical Equipment Manufacturer (Reg. No. 3004180226). Europlaz is a leading Contract Medical Device Manufacturer based just over an hour away by train from Central London. Their vision statement is to be a trusted partner in the global medical market with research and development at the heart of their business. They have a balanced portfolio – proprietary and contract manufacturing within multiple medical market segments.


What notable clients have they worked for?

What awards have they achieved?

Fearsome

The Whisky Bond, 2 Dawson Road, Glasgow G4 9SS, United Kingdom

Fearsome is a company that provides a range of services, from product development to marketing and launch campaigns. They have a team of specialists with complementary skill sets and extensive experience, and their quality systems are mature and audited by LRQA to ISO 13485. Their core strengths are in product strategy, mechanical design, ergonomics, electronics & electrical engineering.

What notable clients have they worked for?

EnteroBiotix

Frontline Safety

Clear Surgical

What awards have they achieved?

GX Group

The Mayfield, Usk, Monmouthshire NP15 1SY, United Kingdom"

GX Group is a UK-based company that works with medical and healthcare professionals, academics, researchers, product designers, product owners, research and development teams and lone inventors to help turn their brilliant ideas into commercial realities. They have been in business since 1987 and have offices in an idyllic rural setting. The company has a multidisciplinary team that collaborates to see projects through from start to finish. GX Group has been involved in some notable projects, such as the Mediwales Innovation Awards, 2020.


What notable clients have they worked for?

Bayer

Morecare

Energist

What awards have they achieved?

Haughton Design

The Business Innovation Centre, Staffordshire Technology Park, Beaconside, Stafford ST18 0AR, United Kingdom

Haughton Design is a company that specializes in design and development solutions for businesses. They have a global client base and are respected in the medical device industry. Some of their notable projects include a wearable medical device and an auto-injector. Their approach blends their systems and processes with a world-class network of expert consultants, manufacturers, and suppliers to create one seamless solution. This allows them to provide their clients with innovative design and timely engineering solutions that build long-term relationships.

What notable clients have they worked for?

What awards have they achieved?

Asbestos Award at the Contamination Expo Awards 2017

Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce Business Awards, 2021

IDC

The Portland Business Centre Manor House Lane, Datchet, Berkshire SL3 9EG, United Kingdom

IDC is a company that specializes in design and development for highly regulated and patented industries. With ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certification, they maintain the highest standards for best practice in their field. They were established in 1972 by Mike Woodhall and continue to be a family-owned business. Some of their notable clients include Garrison, China Red Star Design Award, Gecko Biomedical, XFT, Deltadot, Morphy Richards, Cotswold Dairy Equipment, Van Guard Accessories, and Challis Water Controls.

What notable clients have they worked for?

Morphy Richards

Garrison

Challis Water Controls

Cotswold Dairy Equipment

Van Guard Accessories

What awards have they achieved?

China Red Star Design Award

Iterate Product Design

Unit 2 Severn Link Distribution Centre, Newhouse Farm Industrial Estate, Chepstow NP16 6UN, United Kingdom

Iterate is a company that specializes in medical product design. They use a stage-by-stage process to create exciting product experiences within a compressed timeframe, helping their clients to better manage risk. Their team of Design Engineers blend creative and technical expertise in order to develop new products from a design concept to production.

What notable clients have they worked for?

SpinSafe

Ministry of Masks

Brandrefinery

What awards have they achieved?

InnovateUK Investment Accelerator Award

Meddev Solutions UK

River House, Home Avenue, Newry BT34 2DL, United Kingdom

Meddev Solutions are a team of QA/RA professionals, working in the medical device industry for both manufacturers and notified bodies. Their team brings confidence to their clients, streamlining their processes and raising their ambitions. They educate, engage and motivate, multiplying ROI through effective processes, systems, and tools. Their expert team has been widely recognised and voted the 'Best-In-Class' Medical Device Regulatory Consultancy company of 2020 by MedTech Outlook magazine

What notable clients have they worked for?

Convatec

MediMark

RB Medical

What awards have they achieved?

OxDevice

Unit 21, The Quadrant, Abingdon OX14 3YS, United Kingdom

OxDevice is a company that specializes in product design and development solutions, with a particular focus on medical devices. They have over three decades of experience in the industry and are led by a team of veterans with years of hands-on experience. OxDevice is committed to providing high-quality products and services to its clients, which include companies from various backgrounds. Some of their notable products include a fibre-optic sensor catheter and coatings for medical devices.

What notable clients have they worked for?

What awards have they achieved?

Renfrew Group International

Rocket Studios, Waterside Road, Leicester LE5 1TL, United Kingdom

Renfrew Group International (RGi) is a product design company that has been in business for over 30 years. They work with good ideas and great people to deliver products that sell well in their clients' target markets. Some of their notable awards include the RedDot Design Award, The Icon Awards, and the Building Better Healthcare Awards. Additionally, they have developed products such as the C4L Blood Donor Chair, the InSmart Artificial Pancreas, and the NHS National Innovation Centre.

What notable clients have they worked for?

NHS National Innovation Centre

NHS Blood and Transplant Services

De Montfort University

What awards have they achieved?

The company has won quite a few awards. Some of them are:

RedDot Design Award, 2013

The Icon Awards, 2014

Building Better Healthcare Awards, 2017

Gadget Show British Inventor of the Year

UPC Cambridge

Unit 23, Park Farm Business Centre, Fornham St Genevieve, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP28 6TS, United Kingdom

UPC Cambridge is a product design company that specializes in developing medical devices. They have been in business for over 20 years and are certified to ISO 13485:2016 and EN ISO 13485:2016. Some of their notable clients include Teva, Vectura, and Astra Zeneca. UPC has also been nominated for a few awards in the past.


What notable clients have they worked for?

Teva

Vectura

AstraZeneca

What awards have they achieved?

Warwick Design

12 Waterloo Park, Bidford on Avon, Warwickshire B50 4JG, United Kingdom

Warwick Design is a design consultancy that helps its clients establish clear objectives and devise strategies to achieve them. They provide hands-on guidance through every facet of innovation management, from ensuring you meet the industrial designers who will work on your project, to building enduring relationships with their partners. They are highly effective communicators and have over 25 years of experience in the industry, which brings cost and time-efficient projects.

What notable clients have they worked for?

NHS

Teva Pharmaceuticals

Euro Plaz

What awards have they achieved?