Design for Medical Device Startups.


Lincoln Black partners with medtech and orthopaedic startups to help them find clarity in their vision through outstanding Industrial Design.

It takes a village to raise a [brain]child.


Medical device design and development is hard. I work with passionate medtech innovators to create devices that improve the lives of patients, carers, and clinicians.

My process is pragmatic and proven. Honed over 20 years in the design industry. I work to understand stakeholder needs and uncover opportunities for innovation. Help give clarity to difficult human problems. Reduce risk and streamline commercialisation.

My method is lean and agile, dedicated to providing exceptional value to my clients. I have a passion for sublime design with outstanding attention to detail. Perfectly suited to the challenges of bringing beautiful devices to market.



> Design and development strategy

> Concept development

> Usability and ergonomics

> Prototyping and POC

> Product visualisation

> Design for manufacture

> Quality and regulatory support

What others say.


Lincoln is one of the best consultants we have ever worked with. Deftly balancing the aesthetics of design with the practicalities of use and manufacture, Lincoln has added a huge amount of value to the formation of our device – we cannot commend him and his work highly enough.

> Nick Buckley - CEO, VeinTech


We consider Lincoln’s design prowess as one of our companies "unfair advantages". His skills and expertise were exactly what our company needed in the early stages of development. He brings a wealth of experience and operates with agility in our fast-paced start-up environment. Lincoln has done an amazing job of balancing the design of the Earflo product with challenging usability and manufacturing needs and we routinely recommend him to other medtech founders.

> Matthew and Intan Oldakowski - Founders, Earflo


Lincoln is an expert in orthopaedic device design. He consistently delivers quickly, to a very high quality, and with exceptional attention to detail. Lincoln’s contribution to our implant systems and instrumentation allows us to provide greater value to our customers. The nurses love his instruments.

> Brett Spence - Managing Director, Prism Surgical


Lincoln has been a fantastic partner for Rex Ortho. He has been responsive and flexible throughout development and has strived to ensure we can realise maximum value from our IP. Lincoln has been excellent to work with, and we would highly recommend him to anyone developing a medical device.

> Ian Brown - CEO, REX Ortho

Match leading innovation with elegant design.

ⓒ Lincoln Black 2024

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