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Use-Lab: More than just usability testing!

Our portfolio comprises the continuous support of product development in accordance with current usability standards. From the very first start, we involve typical user groups in field observations, focus groups and usability tests. We offer:

Our expertise

As an independent service provider, Use-Lab has been offering tailor-made consultancy on medical devices, laboratory equipment and in vitro diagnostics since 2001. We offer our clients targeted and objective support in the development of:

  • Medical technical products
  • Disposables
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Medication applicators
  • In vitro diagnostics (IVDs) and laboratory equipment
  • Home-care devices and products
  • Rehabilitation devices and products

Reliable experience

Together, our interdisciplinary team has extensive expertise in clinical, design and development-specific processes – which has been proven in numerous projects. With this experience, we offer our clients security and reliability on the path to create a finished product. In recent years, for example, our tasks included:

  • Examining medical technical products from various fields (for example: OR, intensive care medicine, home care) from an expert’s point of view, and demonstrating optimization potentials,
  • Evaluating medical devices and IVDs in iterative processes within formative and summative usability tests and in focus group discussions,
  • Processing logistical and organizational tasks for the international realization of usability studies of domestic and international clients,
  • Recruiting test participants worldwide,
  • Developing user interfaces and product designs,
  • Preparing usability documentation for certification worldwide (CE certification, FDA approval),
  • Providing developmental support to manufacturers of medical devices on various issues regarding ergonomics and risk analysis within the framework of training and consultancy agreements,
  • Conducting studies on the development and validation of marketing arguments for positioning medical devices on the international market.

International requirements

Our offer covers all valid regulative requirements stipulated by the Medical Devices Act (MPG), European directives (2007/47/EC, 93/42/EEC, 98/79/EC), international usability standards (IEC 62366-1:2015, IEC 62366:2007, IEC 60601-1-6, ANSI/AAMI HE74 and ANSI/AAMI HE75) as well as additional requirements by the FDA.

Partnership on equal terms

We see our clients as partners – to this day we maintain strategic cooperation with many of them, including both SMEs and key global players.

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