The aging society, growing patient and customer awareness, demands and the possibilities of emerging technology and digitization are only a few of the driving forces that change the healthcare market drastically.
New materials, micro sensors and innovative rapid prototyping methods like 3D printing offer complete new R&D approaches.
At the same time strategies for tele-health, prevention, patient monitoring and self-medication create new forms of self-determined patient involvement and patient management.
The digitization in healthcare offers new possibilities for connectivity, management of patient data-and diagnostic results.
In this context, design has to play a key role in developing future healthcare products and services that place the patient at the center of our attention.
Designing an intuitive drug delivery device range to empower patients in self-injection.