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Catapult and Smithwise Announce They're Combining Teams

By Daniel Henrich on Apr 4, 2019 9:26:32 AM

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WALTHAM, Mass., Apr. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/

Two medical device development firms, Catapult Product Development, Inc. and Smithwise, Inc. announced today they have agreed to a merger in order to offer expanded medical device development capabilities to their clients.

“I’ve long described us as partner organizations,” said Eric Sugalski, Founder and President of Smithwise, “we share the same values and mission, we serve the same customers, and we offer complementary strengths to device innovators.”

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MedTech Mindset Podcast: Overcoming Pediatric Device Innovation Challenges

By Daniel Henrich on Mar 26, 2019 12:38:56 PM

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EPISODE 7 - Overcoming Pediatric Device Innovation Challenges

In this episode, Matthew Maltese, Executive Director of the PA Pediatric Medical Device Consortium covers why it can be so hard to bring devices to market for kids and what we can do to help fix that. 

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Building a Better BOM

By Eric Sugalski on Mar 7, 2019 12:34:14 PM

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How a detailed bill of materials sets you up for success in manufacturing transfer

How medical device startups should evaluate contract manufacturers is a topic we frequently address with clients. Selecting a manufacturing partner can be an intimidating process and a lot rides on making the right decision. Developing a detailed bill of materials (BOM) will position you to receive a set of high-quality quotes from prospective manufacturers and conduct an apples-to-apples comparison before moving forward.

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