CATCH collaboration partner, GSPK Design has been accredited and approved for their quality management systems to ISO 13485:2016 - a requirement for the design and manufacture of electronic devices for medical use.

This news comes as CATCH, along with partners GSPK Design, Devices for Dignity and Barnsley Hospital’s Assistive Technology team come to the final design phase and manufacture of a revolutionary new EMG (electromyography) switch which will be classified as a Class I medical device.

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This wearable medical device, Emego, senses muscle activity and has the potential to give people with severe physical disabilities control and independence.

Congratulations, GSPK Design!

You can read more about the Emego project here.