Medical Devices

Driven by innovation and new technologies, the medical device industry fuels the healthcare sector. Research suggests the medical devices sector is experiencing phenomenal change in its strategic focus moving from diagnosis to prevention, considering the aging population especially in developed economies.

Aranca had conducted more than 350 research projects, and covered over 500 medical devices and bio-materials. Our analysts have done over 200,000 man-hours of research for more than 40 OEMs, medical inventory suppliers and service providers, and can help our clients to gain technology intelligence and with patent monetization support. 

Track Record

350+ Medical Devices IP Research Projects conducted


Projects conducted.

500+ Medical devices and bio-materials covered


Medical devices and bio-materials covered by our consultants.

40+ Medical Devices Clients


Clients including OEMs, medical inventory suppliers, and services providers.

200,000+ Man hours of Medical Device's IP research experience


Man hours of research experience.

Domain Expertise

Significant breadth and depth of experience across the Medical Devices domain.

Cardio/ Pulmonary Devices

  • Pacemakers/ Defibrillators
  • Ventilators/ Oxygenators
  • Anesthetic units & Gas Supply System
  • Venous Catheters
  • Aortic Grafts


  • Dental Screws/ Interference Screws
  • Soles/ Braces
  • Impression & Cast
  • Restorative Materials
  • Dental Chairs

Orthopaedic Restoration

  • Bone Implants
  • Biological Grafts
  • Surgical Accessories
  • Orthopaedic Cements
  • Traction Devices

Urology & Continence care

  • Dialysis Units
  • Lithotripsy Devices
  • Surgical Grafts/ Mesh
  • Intermittent Catheters
  • Urinary Slings

Critical Care & Nursing

  • Operating Table & Lights
  • Bed Side Monitors
  • Radiant Warmers/ Pediatric Incubators
  • Autoclaves and Disinfection Units
  • Ostomy & Wound Dressing Kits

Surgical Devices

  • Electrocautery/ Cryosurgery Units
  • Radiotherapy Units
  • Particle Therapy Devices
  • Suction/ Irrigation Units
  • Forceps/ Speculum/ Scalpels

Examples of Our Work in Medical Devices

Technology Intelligence

R&D Strategy Roadmaps

  • New material identification for use in dental braces
  • Product intelligence for conceptualizing new product/ ideas related to drug-dilutant flow and mixing in humidifiers
  • Feasibility study for integrating patient models with medical ventilator

White Space Analysis

  • Requirement identification for product related to paediatric warmers/ photo-therapy units
  • Identification of problems and researched solutions related to the externally chargeable implantable devices
  • Feature analysis for a intra-peritoneal dialysis device

Technology Landscape | Innovation Focus

  • Identification of innovation around manufacturing of femur head using additive manufacturing techniques
  • Technology landscape study on MRI compatibility of Pacemakers
  • R&D trends in domain of fenestrated grafts for treatment of TAAA

Monetizing Existing Technical Know-how

  • Valuation of patent portfolio related to a graft for treating degenerative spine conditions
  • Fare market value assessment of a patent portfolio related to dental abutment and screws
  • New application identification for technology related to disinfection & sterilization of medical device

Technology Scouting and Acquisition

  • Scouting of technologies to increase depth of illumination of surgical lights
  • New technologies to address the problems with catheter packaging
  • Feasibility analysis of using selected anti-bacterial coatings over intermittent catheters

Product Design for Emerging Technologies/ Markets

  • New technology identification for reducing design complexity of surgical tables
  • Design support of gas supply units used for emergency patient transfer by stretchers or ambulances

IP Strategy

Prosecution Support

  • Novelty search for an invention related apparatus and method to obtain Calorimetry data
  • Patentability study for technology related GAIT assessment using gyroscopic sensors
  • Patent drafting for a invention related to method of dynamically reducing frequency and current in electro-cautery device

Prior Art Searches

  • FTO study for a product related to stereotactic implants, in the US, Europe, Japan and China jurisdiction
  • FTO study for related to a method of automatic filling lyophilized drug in syringe, in India, Korea, Taiwan and Japan jurisdictions
  • Invalidation study for a patent related to intramedullary nails

Portfolio Analysis

  • Key patents identification for licensing purpose from portfolio implantable Cardioverter defibrillator
  • Patent quality assessment for a portfolio related to modular pipettor
  • Identifying dental abutment products and mapping them with claims of a patent to assess the extent of overlap

Technology/ Patent Landscape

  • Patent landscape study to identify various technologies in drug mixing devices
  • Research activity of select companies manufacturing GAIT rehabilitation apparatus
  • Benchmarking of a portfolio related to insulin pumps

Licensing Program Support

  • Potential targets for out-licensing portfolio related to cryo-storage units
  • Target identification for a patent on additive manufacturing of dental crowns
  • Out licensing support for a portfolio related to the central venous catheters

M&A Support

  • Identification of dialysis fluid manufacturers with specific technical requirements for potential acquisition
  • Synergistic benefits assessment for portfolio of two orthopaedic device manufacturers
  • Due-diligence of IP portfolio of an Medical grade silicone supplier for purpose of M&A

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