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Consultative Design Analysis

Consultative Design Analysis Prepares Parts for Production

Posted On 05 July 2022 By Nicole Hopper
Our new consultative design service addresses design feedback and gets your parts ready for manufacturability within our automated system.
Medical Device Development

How Metal 3D Printing can be a Game Changer for Medical Device Development

Posted On 03 May 2019 By Annie Cashman
Our original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partners in the medical industry are constantly pushing the limits with metal 3D printing, challenging us and other outsourcing suppliers to advance and innovate within this process.
Safkan product

We love inventors – and inventions – here at Protolabs

Posted On 18 March 2019 By Matt Hatch
Every year, more than 12 million people visit their physicians for impacted earwax removal. Now, this new ear-care medical device has been developed, with help from Protolabs’ Cool Idea Award, which can clean a patient’s ear in just 35 seconds, bringing a much-needed—and fast—solution.
Japet exoskeleton

Innovative medical device combats lumbar pain

Posted On 28 November 2018 By Laura Reeves
Japet Medical Devices is a French start-up specialising in medical robotics, created in 2016 by Antoine Noël and Damien Bratic who had both recently qualified from Centrale Lille University. The company, based in Lille’s Eurasanté park, is preparing to launch Atlas, the first functional rehabilitation exoskeleton designed to relieve lumbar pain.