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Diagnostics

Below is a collection of articles, resources and stories from the Invetech team and industry experts, sharing their knowledge, experiences and advice on product development and market trends.

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The State of Agile Adoption for IVD Instrument Development

Life science and diagnostics instrument developers participated in a blinded survey exploring adoption and usage of agile methodologies.

BENCHMARKING REPORT: Instrument Development Trends Among IVD Manufacturers

Full report summarizing results from a blinded survey distributed by AACC exploring product development methodology trends among IVD manufacturers. 

GUIDE: What is Agile for IVD Product Development?

As advocates for agile practices, we compiled information from around the web into one “Wikipedia-style” resource to help define what agile is for product development.

Applying Rapid Iteration for Agile Product Development

Pierre Vancaillie shares his insights and learnings from applying agile methodologies and rapid iteration to instrument development projects.

Applying Customer-Centered Design for Agile Product Development

Steve Cocks, a Program Manager at Invetech, shares his insights and learnings from applying agile methodologies to instrument development projects.

Becoming Agile at the AACC Annual Meeting & Expo

At this year’s AACC Annual Meeting & Expo, we continued our Lab of the Future Series with discussions on adopting agile principles for product development.

WEBINAR: Why IVD Product Development Needs to Become Agile

Hear from an experienced agile trainer/coach and diagnostics industry leaders using agile principles to streamline and improve their development processes.

Are Lab-Equivalent Results Required for Point of Care Testing?

Best practices for evaluating the design trade-offs that may need to be made to achieve acceptable levels of accuracy, sensitivity, cost, and time to result and best match the needs for a particular test.

Trends and Advances in Molecular Medicine

Senior Scientist Rebecca Newman shares her insights on trends in molecular medicine and diagnostics after attending the Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference.

3D Printing is Transforming IVD Instrument Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing has the possibility to revolutionize the way we approach realizing a product. Associate Principle Engineer Ken Galbraith explains why.

Does IVD Design Need to Be Lean?

Incorporating lean principles into the IVD development process allows design teams to deliver better reliability with greater efficiency.

Six Insights into Navigating the Valley of Death

Brad Phillips articulates the devastating roadblocks inherent to commercializing a new technology, and offers several strategies for hurdling them.