Bringing a new medical device to market involves much more than having a good idea. Does the product infringe on existing patents? Can it clear regulatory hurdles? Can it be economically mass produced? With the explosive growth of the life sciences industry in Indiana, answering these questions has become increasingly important.
Access the Ventures Talent Pipeline. Rose-Hulman Ventures is best known for bringing imaginative solutions to product development. But we are increasingly known for filling another equally important role for our clients: establishing an effective pipeline into the Rose-Hulman talent pool.
Minimum Viable Products. At Rose-Hulman Ventures, we build solutions to make our clients’ dreams become reality. These solutions can take many forms, from a quick and dirty prototype to a bells-and-whistles finished product. However, often the format of the final deliverable is up for debate.
Schedule and Budget, Quality Management, Project Planning, and Communication. Traditionally, schedule and budget are the two metrics by which project managers are measured. However, with highly innovative projects—involving what we call the “innovation space,”—it’s very difficult to predict how long things will take or how much they’ll cost.
Limiting Scope Creep and Managing Risk. In a traditional project, scope creep must be managed tightly to keep things on schedule and within budget. Each change in scope must be analyzed to predict its impact on the project, then the various stakeholders can decide if the change is worth the cost.
Entering the “Innovation Space.” Not all engineering projects are the same! Think about building a new stretch of highway – it’s a huge project requiring lots of expertise including everything from materials science to structural engineering.
At Rose-Hulman Ventures, we drive value for our clients by providing solutions to engineering problems across a wide range of disciplines and domains. Surprisingly, we accomplish this while placing Rose-Hulman students in key roles for project success.
Creating a new product or prototype almost always requires a variety of specialists with different engineering backgrounds. At Rose-Hulman Ventures, we have mechanical, electrical, and software engineers equipped to handle most any task.
Medical professionals are often frustrated with the status quo. They imagine a better way of doing things and have great ideas. At Rose-Hulman Ventures, we’re excited to help.
The application world is changing; companies today want an “app” more than they want traditional desktop applications. An “app” is a mobile application designed to run on iPhone, Android, or Windows Mobile. Many new companies even forgo a full web presence and launch solely in the mobile space.
Cloud Computing Amazon Web Services – IT in the Cloud Perhaps one of the more costly and difficult problems facing small software businesses is the need to provide and maintain computing infrastructure for their services in an era of increasing dependence on network-connected, mobile technologies. These applications require network resources such as web servers,
3D Printing – Panacea or Pandora’s Box? Much has been said about 3D printing in recent years with some claiming that the technology will become so pervasive that we will all have printers at home for kids’ crafts, and will be able to run by the corner health center for a replacement organ or