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Build Products Of Tomorrow:
Product Design and Development

Our product design and development service is tailored to innovators, entrepreneurs, and businesses ready to revolutionize the market. 

Whether you’re aiming to disrupt existing markets or create entirely new categories, our team is committed to providing the expertise, resources, and support you need to succeed.

Product Design, Enginuity Product Prototype and Development Projects

From initial sketches to creating products that solves big problems, we’re with you at every step. Remember, hardware is hard, but leverage our 20+ years of product design and development experience to your advantage.

From Idea to Building Your First Prototype 

We can help you at any stage of the product development.

We transform your initial sketches into product prototype design that capture the world’s attention. Our product development team can guide you from refining your concept to building your first prototype.

When you work with us you get the product that not only stands out from your competitors but is also a source of pride.

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From First Batch To Mass Production 

Seamlessly Transitioning Your first prototype to Consumer’s Hand

Navigating from your first prototype to mass production is only one piece of the puzzle. Protecting your innovation through strategic patenting and carving out a successful launch strategy are critical steps that we meticulously plan and execute together.

Our product design process takes care of everything from the smallest of details to the biggest challenges. But, we ensure you’re well-informed and involved at every step.

Entrepreneurs

Turning an invention from concept to a market-ready product involves intricate design, prototyping, and patenting challenges. We’ve been collaborating with entrepreneurs from the spark of an idea to the development of successful prototypes.

As a part of the vibrant hardware startup ecosystem, we have a wealth of experience in mentoring and guiding startups towards successful outcomes.

Early Stage Startup

Launching a hardware startup amidst market uncertainties can be daunting. We can help in navigating product design complexities, minimizing risks, and swiftly validating your concept to secure a competitive edge.

Our services are designed to offer clarity, accelerate your journey, and pave a strategic path toward market.

 

Scale Up

For businesses at the brink of scaling, the challenge lies in efficiently expanding your product line without losing sight of quality or market fit.  As one of Canada’s leadering product design firm, we streamline the design-to-production process and opening doors to a broader market network.

Our agile approach ensures your growth is sustainable and sets the stage for maximized ROI.

Our Core Product Development Specialty

With a 20+ years legacy of product development that spans Canada, the USA, Europe, and Asia, our expertise has touched every corner of the industry. We have been making prototype for the biomedical, marine, pharmaceutical, and aerospace sectors, showcasing our wide-ranging capabilities.

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Product, Market, and Business Analysis

When your brilliant idea takes shape, our first step is to validate your vision and implement early risk management strategies. We conduct a thorough analysis of market trends, assess product feasibility, and devise strategic plans for market entry and positioning.

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Concept Development and Prototyping

During product concept development, we navigate ideation, sketching, and feasibility. Then, we transform sketches into tangible models, enabling early feedback and iterative refinement, ensuring the final prototype resonates with your target audience.

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Electronics and Embedded Systems Prototyping

We seamlessly integrate electronics and embedded systems in your product prototype. We seamlessly integrate technology into your designs, from simple circuits to complex systems, ensuring your product is innovative and user-friendly.

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Advanced Rapid Prototyping

Techniques like high-resolution 3D printing, selective laser sintering (SLS), and direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) allow for complex geometries and robust prototypes suitable for functional testing, user feedback, and design validation in shorter time frames.

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Material Selection for Prototypes

Selecting the perfect materials for your prototype is crucial, and our experts are here to guide you. We balance aesthetics, functionality, and cost, ensuring your prototype not only looks and feels right but also aligns with your production goals and budget.

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Human Machine Interface (HMI)

When we design prototype, we focus on intuitive user experiences. Your prototype are refined through user testing, ensuring every touchpoint is thoughtful, accessible, and impactful, making your product intuitive and loved.

Clients We’ve Worked With

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Industrial & Marine

Helping you develop reliable engineering solutions for harsh environment offshore operations.

Industry 4.0 & Robotics

Integrating traditional manufacturing and industrial platforms and practices with the latest smart technology.

Aerospace & Defence

Providing safe, controlled and reliable engineering for Aerospace and Defence projects.

Our Product Design and Development Team’s Strength

Our team has experience in transforming complex challenges into innovative solutions across industries. Specializing in sophisticated product designs, from advanced medical devices to breakthrough consumer electronics, we build products that makes you proud. 

Aerospace and Defense Program Manager at Enginuity

Alicia Ingraham

Program Manager – Product Design and Development

Alicia seamlessly combines the technical and the creative into every aspect of product development. An experienced Industrial Designer, Alicia has spearheaded projects arising from the vaguest ideation to products ready for high-volume production and commercialization.

As a Program Manager, she ensures your product is examined and analyzed from every angle well before prototyping. Her keen attention to detail is akin to a crystal ball, addressing issues before they arise – a talent that can’t be taught.

Upon graduation from Carleton University in 2018 with a degree in Industrial Design, Alicia embarked on a career at firms Swave Studios and Water Ranger. Her work involved product innovation for both new and existing products, as well as graphic design and market research.

At Enginuity, Alicia is a key member of the management team. Her expertise in identifying and refining integral components of design including usability, aesthetic, and target demographic are key factors that ensure all Enginuity clients and partners are developing the right product for the right people.

Having Alicia on the Enginuity team provides an incredible value that many other firms cannot offer their clients, consistently taking product development and relationships to another level.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why Should I work with Enginuity?

We are first and formost engineering design company that has multidisciplinary approach and comprehensive capabilities in product development. From the moment you bring us your idea, you gain access to our specialized teams in electronics, mechanical, industrial design, automation robotics, manufacturing, and safety engineering.

Drawing upon decades of knowledge across new product design, development and prototyping for Canadian market and international clients, we guarantee enhanced product performance and superior market competitiveness.

2. Does Enginuity invest in new hardware startup?

While direct investment in hardware startups isn’t our model, Enginuity acts as a catalyst, connecting you with a vibrant network of investors, accelerators, and incubators. We try our best to ensure you have the financial and mentorship support necessary to turn your idea into market-ready product.

Moreover, our extensive network includes connections to large-scale prototype manufacturers and specialists in product development and commercialization.

3. How much does it cost to build a prototype?

Creating your prototype with Enginuity is an investment in your product’s future. While costs vary based on the project’s scope and the sophistication of prototyping techniques used, we’re committed to provide solution that is right for you

From budget-friendly mock-up prototypes to sophisticated additive manufacturing options, we tailor our services to your specific needs and financial parameters, ensuring a viable path from concept to market.

4. Can you connect me with the supply chain network and other vendors?

Absolutely. Enginuity provides comprehensive support beyond prototyping, including connecting you with an extensive network of supply chain partners and specialized vendors to meet your production and distribution needs.

5. Can you help me file a patent or connect me with product patent lawyers?

Yes, we can guide you through the patent process and connect you with experienced product patent lawyers to protect your innovation and secure your intellectual property rights.

6. Do I need a prototype for a patent?

While not a requirement, a prototype is highly advantageous for patent applications, adding clarity and strength to your claim. Enginuity specializes in crafting prototypes that supports your patent strategy and increase your chances to raise investments.

7. Can you connect me with funding and grants opportunities?

Enginuity serves as your bridge to essential funding and grant opportunities, facilitating connections with influential entities in the ecosystem.

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