Team expertise

Transfer to Manufacture

Engineering and management creating a seamless transition from prototype to mass production for rapid launch

  • Manufacturing process development
  • Process risk assessment and Quality Control planning
  • Global supplier selection & management
  • Cost of goods estimation & reduction
  • Assembly & test design and automation
  • Tooling and equipment qualification
  • Pilot manufacture under ISO 13485 and ISO 9001
  • Manufacturing scale up
  • Packaging, labelling, and instructions for use
  • Root cause analysis
  • Sterilization

CDP is an end-to-end innovation partner – a business optimized for breakthrough innovation. But end-to-end also means our process is streamlined: from the very beginning, we know where we’re headed. This pays off in a concrete way when it comes to one of the trickiest points in the development process: transferring the finished product to manufacturing.

We embed manufacturing engineering principles early on, ensuring ideal design for manufacture. As the design shapes up, we develop the appropriate manufacturing processes, supply chains, and automation solutions in parallel. Our ISO 13485 certification includes short-run manufacturing, enabling us to manufacture pre-production devices for extended testing, market, or clinical trials. We provide our clients with much more than the product IP: we make sure you have complete manufacturing information, so you have the flexibility to source the most competitive supply chains.

For clients who have already made development progress, we can help with manufacturing challenges through analyzing and solving problems and building supply chains and assembly and inspection systems. At CDP, we don’t just help clients to realize breakthrough products; we support them every step of the way.

Kind Consumer

Bringing a complex drug delivery device to market

We were asked to resolve the difficult engineering and manufacturing issues that were jeopardising this novel inhaler’s launch. Our team identified and resolved the problems, validated the design and production tooling so Voke could gain CE approval and enter volume manufacture.


Groundbreaking sustainability project addresses plastic waste

We’re proud to announce our work with Pulpex. A truly groundbreaking sustainability project addressing plastic waste, one of the most pressing challenges of our era.

Pulpex is a patented, first-of-its-kind pulp packaging innovation. Renewable, recyclable and biodegradable, Pulpex enables brands to completely rethink their packaging proposition. Chris Houghton and Wade Tipton describe our collaboration.

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Short-run manufacturing facilities enable hands-on assessment of assembly processes

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Development of novel manufacturing processes

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Pilot manufacturing of medical consumables under ISO 13485

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Development of bespoke production test systems

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Breaking the Mould: Digital tooling to reduce time to market

Getting new products to market efficiently is crucial to maximising your return on investment.

“Efficient and reliable manufacture is a prerequisite for profitable innovation. Our capability in both regulated and consumer products will shorten time to market and reduce launch costs.”

Jon Powell

Senior Consultant

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