Creating highly innovative medical devices and technologies for leading healthcare companies

Medical product development projects have technical challenges that differ from one to the next. Solving these complex R&D challenges cannot be done by following an established route and innovative concept generation is a key to your success.


Plextek provides product design, software development, remote monitoring and wireless communication systems capabilities, coupled with a deep understanding of the life science sector. We hold the ISO 13485 certification for medical devices and when working with Plextek you get access to resources that can deliver tangible benefits for your organisation.

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Case Studies

News and Blogs

“Fake it ‘til you make it” – A salutary lesson for the medical device industry

Nigel Whittle FRSB, Head of Medical & Healthcare at Plextek, looks back at the rise and fall of Theranos and the environment that put business profit above science and patient welfare

Why Tracking a Child’s Sleep is Important for their Health (and Yours!)

Laurence Weir, Medical Technology Lead looks at how the quality of a child’s sleep can have a huge impact on their lives.

Radar For Medical Imaging and Monitoring

8th April 2021: Dr Nigel Whittle, head of medical & healthcare at Plextek explores the potential use of microwaves for medicine in a Med-Tech news article.


Creating Highly Innovative Medical Devices and Technologies

We provide unique solutions to sensing, data collection & communications challenges, solving our clients’ hardest engineering problems and working with them to create market advantage and maximise their potential.

Early Warning Hearing Loss

Noise-induced hearing loss results from exposure to loud sounds, either a single intense impulse or continuous exposure over a period of time, which can seriously damage sensitive structures in the inner ear

The Future Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Medical Practice

Developments in the field are already being felt in sectors where current practices are slow, complex or require highly-trained specialists. Current impact is likely to be dwarfed however by the future promise
of increased accuracy in clinical diagnosis, prognosis and treatment.

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“I’m Nigel Whittle. I would love to talk with you about your health and medical challenges.”