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University of Leeds

MedTech: Trends and Product Design

University of Leeds via FutureLearn


Learn how innovative medical devices are designed, produced and regulated

Major advances in technology are driving innovation in healthcare. On this course, you will explore the global landscape of medical device trends by looking at the past, present, and future of medical technology development.

You will be introduced to the key factors driving the development of innovative medical equipment, and learn how medical devices are classified. You will also explore medical device regulation as you follow the product development process of a new medical device, from identifying the clinical need to launching the final product.

This course is appropriate for anyone interested in MedTech and product design.

The course will be of particular interest to undergraduate students studying engineering, product design, and disciplines related to healthcare, and professionals working in the healthcare sector in a medical capacity or as MedTech designers.

Taught by

Mike Raxworthy

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  • Anonymous

    Anonymous completed this course.

    I just audited the course, ( for a number of reasons,) in any event it was the free version, and it was packed full of useful information, and insights. The couse was straight forward, written with clarity so I found the learning process quite enjoyable....
  • Anonymous
    A great course which I thoroughly enjoyed and after many years of working in the medtech sector it has invigorated my appetite for learning again to change direction in my career. I would thoroughly recommend if you are interested in medical science technology and would like to forge a new or change of career within the medtech sector.

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