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Infographic: Medical Device Development and Time to Market

Infographic: Medical Device Development and Time to Market

On-demand manufacturing companies like Xometry understand exactly what it takes to make a medical device a reality. See our estimated timeline and phases to get from rapid prototypes to FDA submission to scaled-up production.

5 Key Prototyping Phases

5 Key Prototyping Phases

A common misconception about prototyping is that it’s reserved for early in the product development cycle. But the truth is, many engineers use prototyping in several phases, iterating early and often to present, test, and perfect their ideas.