Certificate of Achievement

Rifat Najmi

has completed the following course:

MedTech: Trends and Product Design

University of Leeds

This online course explored the product design process of MedTech devices and examined future trends in healthcare technology and the MedTech industry.

2 weeks, 5 hours per week


Mike Raxworthy

Visiting Professor in Medical Technology Innovation & Translation and Operations Director of Regener8,

University of Leeds

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Learning outcomes

  • Discuss the impact of medical technologies (MedTech) on anticipated future demands for improved healthcare.
  • Explain the opportunities and challenges encountered during the medical device product development process.
  • Describe the medical device development process, from clinical need through to regulatory approval and product introduction.
  • Apply a medical device development process to an exemplar MedTech product.


  • History of MedTech and how MedTech products have been developed.
  • The forces driving innovation in the MedTech sector.
  • Challenges for MedTech products to overcome.
  • How do we make sure MedTech products are safe?
  • Establishing a patient and clinical need for a product.
  • Designing products with regulations in mind.
  • Bringing a product to market.


This course has been certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional development principles.

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Issued on 10th February 2021

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Free online course:

MedTech: Trends and Product Design

University of Leeds