A statement of the project’s aims and objectives.
A design is only as good as the Brief.
The Brief should describe the end user and the market.
Design is dynamic and exciting. But, it requires careful planning.
The Proposal includes work to be done and a budget for time and costs.
Projects are done in Stages (Design, Development, Prototyping, Production Engineering, etc). Work start on receipt of a Purchase Order.
Feasibility Study and Concept Designs
Some ideas, are they feasible to make and sell at a profit?
Design for Materials, Process, Finish and Assembly (DMPFA) Detailed design study including function, appearance, assembly, tool and component costs, timescales, etc.
Models, Mock-ups and Prototypes
Models, mock-ups, test rigs, bucks, rapid prototypes, prototypes, immaculate prototypes, etc.
Engineering development and testing.
Field Trials, Compliance Testing.
Source suppliers, evaluate, cost ramp up to production. Engineering drawings, BoM, Specification.
Log IPR Claims
IPA reverts to client on payment of all fees, expenses and taxes.
Packaging, Manuals, MarComs, Product Launch Events.
Design Studio, Model Shop, Conferencing, Solidworks 2017, Ergonomics. Design Project Management. CE and IPR. Prototyping, Field Trials. Taking ideas from concepts to the market place.
We do not work for free. But, we are as generous in sharing resources, information and experiences with our clients and guests as we can be. If you feel we can help, please ask.
A well designed product is an intelligent mix of science, engineering, technology and marketing.