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Our Process

5-Phase Development Planning

At Zewski, we employ a 5-Phase Development process that will take your designs completely through all or any phases required for you to complete your development project (pre-production). Our specialty is all-inclusive design services. 

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Phase Milestones
  • Execute
    NDA
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  • Idea
    Discussion
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  • Discovery
    Meeting
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  • Project
    Schedule
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  • Project
    Budget
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  • Design
    Proposal
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Phase Milestones
  • Intellectual
    Property
    Review
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  • Regulatory
    Review
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  • Product
    Requirements
    Document
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  • Initial
    Industrial
    Design
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  • Evaluation
    of
    Risk
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  • Inputs
    Document
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Phase Milestones
  • Feasibility
    CAD
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  • Output
    Document
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  • Proof of
    Concept
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  • Design for
    Production
    Proposal
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  • Risk vs
    Cost Benefits
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  • Build vs
    License
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Phase Milestones
  • Design for
    Production
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  • Production
    Tooling
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  • Production
    Prototypes
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  • Testing
    Protocols
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  • Verification
    Testing
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Phase Milestones
  • Packaging &
    Labeling
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  • Final
    Production
    Sampling
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  • Clinical
    Validation
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  • Finalize Risk &
    Design Documents
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  • Complete
    Design
    File
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  • Regulatory
    Filing
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Design Services

  • Product Development Consulting
  • Discovery Packages
  • Patent Drawings
  • Industrial Design
  • Project Cost and Schedule Planning
  • Preliminary 3D CAD for Visual Presentations
  • Animations
  • Verification Testing
  • Mechanical Design
  • In-house Prototyping (SLA, Polyjet, FDM)
  • Verification and Validation Planning
  • Risk Assessments
  • Manufacturing Drawings
  • Technical Document Preparation
  • Design Control per ISO 13485 and 21 CFR 82.30
  • Design History File Preparation

Design Resources

  • SolidWorks Design Automation Software
  • Rhino Computer Aided Graphics Software
  • Finite Element Analysis Software (for SolidWorks)
  • Computational Flow Dynamics Software (for SolidWorks)
  • Visualize Rendering Software
  • V-Ray Rendering Software
  • PDM Software (for SolidWorks)
  • PoserPro Human Modeling Software
  • Premiere Pro by Adobe
  • Photoshop CC by Adobe
  • Animate by Adobe
  • Audition by Adobe
  • Wrike Collaboration Software
  • Wrike Project Management Software

3D Printing and Evaluation Services

In-house printing capabilities*

  • Polyjet digital ABS
  • Polyjet polypropylene-like
  • Polyjet ABS-like with colors
  • Polyjet acrylic-like
  • Polyjet multi-shore hardness
  • Polyjet biocompatible (medical grade)
  • Polyjet multi-color, multi-material prints**
  • SLA silicone-like
  • SLA biocompatible (medical grade)
  • SLA single print colors
  • FDM ABS

*Large format and other 3D printing material and prototyping services available though external resources

**Limited colors and material options

In-house evaluation capabilities

  • Leak testing
  • Flow testing
  • Adhesive testing
  • Force testing
  • Cycle testing
  • Custom testing setups

External testing available

  • Cytotoxicity testing
  • Extractable and leachable testing
  • Sterilization verification
  • Other external testing available
  • Electrical engineering
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Rates

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Hourly Work

$250
/hr
flat rate
For-profit clients services under 40 hours
  • :45 Discovery call - No Charge.
  • No-charge or reduced-fee work available on a limited bases to non-profit clinical inventors and institutions seeking discovery and feasibility work in order to assist in raising project awareness and development capital.
  • Paid or Granted hourly work includes use of all in-house resources required to complete work including 3D printers and lab equipment.
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Discovery Session

$500-$1500
Preliminary meeting to determine scope and costs
  • Pre-meeting research and ideation for meeting.
  • Up to 2-hour Discovery meeting with multiple disciplines as required.
  • Post-meeting project plan and cost outline for potential investors discussions.
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Project Work

By Proposal
(typically over 40 hours)
  • May require a Discovery Session.
  • NRE costs including time, prototyping and lab fees.
  • Estimates for development capitol costs and external resources (i.e. regulatory and specialty consultant fees).
  • Proposals provided with time-line estimates and proposed development milestones.
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