Utilize The Inventive Potential of Paragon Medical's Advanced Surgical Innovation Center

Paragon Medical has established two Innovation Centers: one serving the advanced surgical and drug delivery markets and the other specifically designed to meet the needs of the orthopedic market.

Our Advanced Surgical Innovation Center, located in Southington, Connecticut, provides 4,000 square feet of space dedicated to product innovation, rapid prototyping, process and equipment development, production, and assembly to support MedTech markets including drug delivery, robotic assisted surgery, and minimally invasive surgery.

Both of our facilities provide essential services that include design engineering, iterative rapid prototyping, equipment and process development, and design for production manufacturability. Paragon Medical’s Innovation Centers are uniquely positioned to support your development projects and transfer you to one of our many production sites for qualification and commercialization.

The ideal time to involve your supply chain partners is as soon as you have an idea. If you need components, sub-assemblies, or devices to be manufactured outside your own facility, involving suppliers as quickly as possible is often the best course of action to save time and money down the road.

In this blog post, we delve into the profound impact and boundless potential of Paragon Medical’s Innovation Center, exploring how it harnesses creativity, expertise, and cutting-edge technology to help our customers revolutionize the healthcare field.

Leverage Our Innovation Center's Unique Advantages

Paragon Medical’s Advanced Surgical Innovation Center (ASIC) has the capability to work with our customers in the early ideation stages. ASIC offers design support, design for production manufacturability, iterative rapid prototyping, and equipment and process development.

Quick-Turn Prototyping

Our Innovation Center provides all the benefits of a quick-turn prototyping center, plus a team of experts with more than 30 years of experience that can help you engineer, verify, and validate your designs. Our Innovation Center has dedicated equipment to avoid long queues of trying to prototype utilizing production equipment.

By incorporating prototyping and early development into Paragon Medical’s service offering, it enables our team to align their familiarity with the design alongside our customers so that we can move efficiently into commercialization.

Testing Capabilities

ASIC offers the ability to test out new technology, programs, or tooling, helping minimize risk when transferring products into equipment validations and manufacturing. When you come to Paragon Medical, we will work closely with you on your designs to ensure they are production ready. Our team of highly skilled tool designers and engineers have extensive knowledge of the Paragon Medical production processes.

Collaborative Development Environment

Paragon Medical’s Advanced Surgical Innovation Center offers on-site customer visitation and collaboration. This gives our customers the opportunity to do on-site fit, form, and functional testing and design feature adjustments on the fly. This saves a lot of time and money on both sides. It also gives the customer the ability to walk away with a design that they feel confident in because they have seen it work with their own eyes.

Comprehensive Support

ASIC can design products knowing how Paragon Medical’s production equipment works to prevent delays, miscommunication, and headaches during the commercialization process.

One of the predominant challenges often encountered involves transitioning from a prototyping-centric environment to a full-fledged production manufacturing facility, when the two facilities do not interface. A prototyping-only house is not concerned with production manufacturability, so they will make parts designed without keeping long-term costs in mind.

“Our Innovation Centers are meant to serve all customers looking for; design engineering support, iterative rapid prototyping, equipment and/or process development. All customers are welcome to visit the innovation centers and work through the design concept testing.”

– Nicholas Coburn, Manager of Advanced Surgical Innovation for Paragon Medical

Innovation Center Capabilities

Paragon Medical’s passion for service enables your team to design the next breakthrough innovation. ASIC specifically provides new enterprise innovation and prototyping for our MedTech customers. This process can include:

Quick Turn Rapid Prototyping

  • Customer Design Brainstorming
  • Design for Manufacturability
  • Iterative Prototyping

Process & Equipment Development

  • New Technology Introduction
  • Program Specific Process Development
  • Metrology Development
  • De-Risk for Production Site RFQ Opportunities

Production Site Support

  • Continuous Improvement Activities
  • Operational Excellence Support
  • Production Short Orders
  • Tooling
  • Equipment Training
  • Project Management
Commercialize With Excellence

Paragon Medical enables you to simplify your supply chain with end-to-end solutions from initial concept to final production. We work collaboratively to ensure a seamless transition as your project moves from design to final production in one of our global manufacturing facilities.

Our Innovation Centers equip you to meet customer demand by providing the resources and expertise needed to efficiently bring your product to market.

Discover how you can experience a consistently remarkable partnership through Paragon Medical’s differentiated and personalized solutions designed to exceed your expectations every time.