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Sustainable Design and Manufacture for Medical Devices Training Course

Sustainability in medical technology, as in all industries, is increasingly no longer an option. It’s not a question of “if” – it’s a question of “how”. This seminar will give you an in depth understanding of what sustainability options exist, what the benefits are, what drives them, and how to choose which will work for your company. It will also provide practical advice on how to implement change.

6 Oct 2022

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Overview

Sustainability in medical technology, as in all industries, is increasingly no longer an option. It’s not a question of “if” – it’s a question of “how”.  This seminar will give you an in depth understanding of what sustainability options exist, what the benefits are, what drives them and how to choose which will work for your company.  It will also provide practical advice on how to implement change. 

Benefits in Attending

  • Gain an understanding of how sustainability objectives can be made to fit with YOUR organisation and what you should be aiming to achieve
  • Learn how to assess risk and develop a strategy that delivers worthwhile results in a realistic timeframe
  • Appreciate where to start, how to manage change and how to justify the investment by measuring improvements

Who Should Attend

Medical industry leaders, sustainability leaders, product owners, manufacturing managers and design heads, business development managers and anyone interested in sustainable design and manufacture.

Programme

Part 1 - Background

  • Introduction to the seminar and objectives:
  • What are you aiming to achieve from this seminar?
  • Focus: Where does sustainable design and manufacture fit into the overall “sustainability” picture?
  • What are the drivers for sustainability in YOUR industry / organisation? What are the barriers?
  • What has your organisation done so far and why? Did it work? If not, why not?
  • Takeaways

Part 2 - Understanding How to Move Forward

  • Stakeholders in sustainable design and manufacture
  • Risks – organisational, technical, regulatory and market
  • Understanding the synergy between design, manufacture and remanufacture
  • Q & A 

Part 3 - Planning Change

  • Appetite for change – selling the idea, getting stakeholders on board and assessing future market acceptance / demands
  • Understanding the benefits – how sustainability can add value to your organisation and your products
  • Sharing the vision and getting commitment / support
  • Understanding risk – acknowledging that this is new ground and identifying what you don’t know you don’t know
  • Planning phased implementation – disruptive change and how to manage it
  • Feasibility analysis – the answer to the question “should we adopt sustainable manufacture” - might be no!

Part 4 - Implementing Change

  • Where to start – design, manufacture, remanufacture or all three?
  • How to “do” sustainable design. How have others done it? What can we learn? How suitable is it for medical?
  • How to implement a recovery and remanufacturing loop. What can we learn from other industries?
  • What external forces exist and how do we address them?
  • Where to find support and how to keep the regulators happy
  • Starting small and working up – balancing risk with manageable rates of progress and measuring success
  • Scaling up, managing expectations and finding the optimum rate of change
  • Making the financial case – how does sustainability pay for itself?

Q & A and Key Takeaways

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NEW higher discounts for booking multiple places - bring your colleagues to make your training budget go further:

  • 30% off the 2nd delegate
  • 40% off the 3rd delegate
  • 50% off the 4th delegate
6 Oct 2022
Live webinar
09:30-17:00
UK (London)
6 Oct 2022
Live webinar
09:30-17:00
UK (London)
GBP 599 499
EUR 859 719
USD 970 814
Until 1 Sep*
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This course qualifies for 6 hours for your CPD records.
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