University of Minnesota


Earl E. Bakken
Medical Devices Center

Engineering/CAD Resources


MedWorx™ provides engineering services for early stage medical device development. From concept realization to prototype fabrication, our experienced team is ready to provide consultation specific to your project needs.

Our expertise includes:

  • Product development consultation
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Software development
  • Electronics fabrication
  • Mechanical fabrication

Our resources include:

  • Professional CAD software
  • High-power computing
  • Electronics lab
  • Machine shop
  • Professional quality 3D Printing & VR


Case Study

Bakken MDC MedWorx™ was recently commissioned to construct a variable pressure chamber to provide a test platform for custom balloon catheters. Application of our design process included:

  • Needs Realization and Concept Creation
  • Modeling and CAD
  • Mechanical Fabrication
  • Electronics Fabrication
  • Software Development
  • Verification and Testing

We provided our client with an instrument capable of implementing hundreds of benchtop tests for use in their own design process.



MedWorx™ Engineering/CAD Submission Form

First and Last Name:
Email Address:
Phone Number:
Affiliation (Company or UofMN Department)
Principal Investigator (PI)
EFS String (for UMN Projects ONLY)
Please describe your project need as succinctly as possible
Please provide as much background as possible for your need
Select all services you think you will need from the MedWorx team Product Development Consultation
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Electronics Design
Mechanical Design
Electronics Fabrication
Mechanical Fabrication
Microcontroller Software Development
Provide any relevant personal background.
What is your estimated project budget?
Please provide 3 dates and times you are available to meet in the next 2 weeks to discuss your submission.

You should receive a confirmation email immediately after submitting your form.
If you do not, please send us an email and we will get back to you.


For more information contact the MedWorx™ Workgroup.
Office: (612) 626-0845 | Fax: (612) 625-8741 |

Meet the Medworx™ Team

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