What to expect when you take part in medical device market research
Market research is so important in the development and continued improvement of a product. It gives a manufacturer the opportunity to hear the true thoughts of the people who are going to use their products day in, day out and make the necessary changes to meet the needs of those users.
There are many different areas of research that you can be invited to share your opinions on from technology to fashion or about food, gaming or health and fitness. The list of products and services really can go on. However, when carrying out market research on a medical device, it’s more than just deciding whether a design looks good, your opinions could truly inspire life changing benefits to a piece of medical equipment. So, whilst there are many people involved in manufacturing a device, you are also a hugely important factor in its development and marketing, because you might just find you share crucial opinions that have not been considered. This could be related to various functional aspects, which could be as small as the location of a switch to how easy it is to use or simply the way instructions for use are written.
It’s easy to think that taking part in medical device market research could be quite daunting, time consuming or boring. However, it may surprise you to discover that it can be quite a simple and fun process. From registering your interest and being matched to a study, right through to taking part in an interview or focus group. Whatever the type of study, whether it’s online or in person, we’ll help you through every step of the way. If the uncertainty of what’s involved has been what’s stopped you from taking part, then scroll down and take a look at this video. It gives you a step by step guide to what’s required of you when you apply and then attend a research study.
So, whether you’re looking to shape the future design and functionality of a device that you or someone you know uses or maybe you’re looking for a fun way to earn some extra cash, you can register to join our panel or apply directly for a specific study. Leave the rest to us and if we find a study that you match with, we’ll let you know where you need to be so that all you need to do is turn up and speak your mind.