Product Development and Design Firm
 

CDC: Counterfeit Drug Indicator

Productizing Laboratory research

 
 
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Client

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

UNMET NEED

Translate a $12,000 piece of laboratory equipment into a $50 portable handheld field unit.

Scope

The CDC approached Slingshot Product Development Group to redesign a Counterfeit Drug Indicator device to provide optimum and consistent results under various environmental conditions while maintaining cost control.

Accomplishments

  • 25 field-ready prototypes.

  • Additional intellectual property for the CDC.

 
Breakthrough

Understanding the science behind the product

Light ingress management

Inexpensive laser procurement

Ruggedized aesthetics

Simple user operation

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