Case Studies

Ocean Harvest – Clinical evaluation of specific seaweed blends for the aquaculture industry

Ocean Harvest Technology (OHT), a global company with headquarters in Galway, produces animal feed solutions incorporating bioactive ingredients derived from seaweed. OceanFeed™ formulations are specially selected for their benefits to animal gut health and nutrient uptake. OceanFeed™ has been proven to provide immune support, improve quality, and reduce or eradicate the need for many chemicals […]

Invention Services Ltd – Design of a prototype for the treatment of Dupuytrens disease

Invention Services ( is a small medical device company located in the Galway Technology Centre. The company has an interest in developing a device for the treatment of Dupuytrens disease.The company sought design expertise to develop a prototype that would allow a Dupuytrens patient to fully extend its finger. The development of a prototype would […]

Neuravi Ltd – Cerebral Vascular Model Generation

Based in Galway, Neuravi has developed an innovative clot-retrieving device designed to treat patients with acute ischaemic stroke. Ischemic stroke is characterised by the sudden loss of blood circulation to an area of the brain, resulting in a corresponding loss of neurologic function. An acute ischemic stroke is caused by thrombotic or embolic occlusion of […]

Adventure Sports – Prototypes Review for optimisation of final prototype design

Adventure Sports designed and patented a new prototype called Wetsuit Buddy which is a wetsuit removal device to facilitate surfers and other wetsuit users to remove their wetsuit with ease. The aim of this project was to review all the functional parameters to optimise the design of the device. The company had already a number […]

Innovation Partnership with 4Tech Cardio

Innovation Partnership with 4Tech Cardio Ltd

4TECH Cardio is a medical device company dedicated to the development of Transcatheter Technologies for the treatment of Tricuspid Regurgitation. The company required an accurate bench top test model to allow the company to accelerate its research and development activities. No beating heart model existed for replicating tricuspid regurgitation and preclinical models were inadequate as […]

Cook Ireland – Design verification analysis of a femoral artery device

Cook Medical had designed a new delivery system which comprised of a new rotating thumbwheel system for the company’s Zilver®PTX drug eluting peripheral stent. The company had completed the testing of the device in-house and sought medical imaging technologies to verify the accuracy and ease of deployment prior to a first in man trial. Using […]