GLADSTONE, NJ – 08/25/2017 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — HS Design, Inc. (HSD), a leading full-service design and product development firm specializing in medical, healthcare, and life sciences, is excited to announce the promotion of Michael Quinn to the position of Vice President of Design and Engineering. In his expanded leadership role, Mike is positioned to direct the capabilities of both the engineering and design team resulting in expanded collaboration and teamwork between the disciplines.
Michael Quinn holds a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology and brings years of experience designing and developing medical devices. In his previous role as Director of Engineering at HS Design, Mike helped HSD develop several award-winning devices, including HSD’s newest venture, the Sympfiny™ multiparticulate delivery system. His leadership lead the team to win the Pediatric Open Innovation Challenge for the development of the system for dosing and dispensing multiparticulate formulations of pediatric drugs leading to the launch of the product with Röchling Group, a global Medical Plastics Manufacturer. Additionally, for the last several years Mike has been the quality manager at HSD, managing the company through two BSI audits, leading to the successful transition to the newest revision of ISO 13485.
Prior to his time at HS Design, Mike was a member of the R&D team at Becton Dickinson. At BD, Mike led the engineering teams in the development of the BD VystraTM, a disposable liquid pen injection device, and the BD LibertasTMPatch Injector, along with numerous other devices. In addition, Mike has over 24 patents for medical and other devices. Mike is also a Design for Six Sigma certified Expert and sits on the External Advisory Board for Stevens Institute of Technology.
Tor Alden, Principal and CEO of HSD further commented, “All of us at HSD are extremely excited about Mike’s new leadership role within HSD. Mike’s strong leadership will allow us to grow our capabilities and drive our talented team of designers and engineers to create innovative products for our clients.”
About HS Design:
HS Design is one of the nation’s premier ISO 13485 certified product development firms specializing in user research, HFE, industrial design, UI/UX, engineering, and prototype verification leading to manufacturing.
For over 39 years, HSD has been integrating insight, experience and innovation with user needs and client core competencies to develop products with a strategic advantage in the marketplace. Our combination of talented research, human factors, industrial design and engineering experts allows us to design award winning medical devices, and life science instrumentation. Our resources and alliances within the device manufacturing community allow us to turn ideas into reality.
For more information about HS Design, visit us at www.hs-design.com or call 908-234-2331.