6 common startup mistakes and how to avoid them
6 common startup mistakes and how to avoid them

6 common startup mistakes and how to avoid themReading time 5 minsKey Points Not Defining Your Target Market Not Conducting Market Research Not Creating a Business Plan Not Securing Funding Hiring the Wrong People Not Focusing on Customer Service [dkpdf-button] Ben...

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Is my product a UK medical device?
Is my product a UK medical device?

Is my product a UK medical device?Reading time 8 minsKey Points The WHO estimates that there are currently 2 million types of medical devices on the world market The Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is the executive agency that oversees the regulation of...

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The Ignitec team is growing
The Ignitec team is growing

The Ignitec team is growingReading time 2.5 minsKey Points Ignitec is growing! We are nearly 10 years old! We are very excited to welcome James and Sowmiya who have joined our Bristol team to support with hardware, software and embedded development We are filled with...

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How do wearables fuel big data
How do wearables fuel big data

How do wearables fuel big data?Reading time 9.5 minsKey Points A booming tech market - which includes wearables, e-textiles and other smart devices - results in the collection of massive amounts of data These large data sets can be analysed computationally to reveal a...

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Can smart forests save themselves?
Can smart forests save themselves?

Can smart forests save themselves? Reading time 9 minsKey Points Forests continue to be endangered despite government pledges to decrease deforestation Smart Forests (aka Internet of Trees) are equipped with sensors to monitor their surroundings, detect threats, and...

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The hidden costs behind cloud seeding
The hidden costs behind cloud seeding

The hidden costs behind cloud seedingReading time 10 minsKey Points Countries solving the problems of drought and desertification by using cloud seeding technologies to make it rain It keeps agricultural production steady, provides water security, improves the...

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ISO9001 re-certification
ISO9001 re-certification

ISO9001:2015 re-certificationPosted by Ben Mazur 12.07.2022We are ISO9001:2015 certified for another 3 years ISO9001 is an internationally recognised quality management standard It places all of our processes and performance under the microscope It puts our clients...

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Back to the studio
Back to the studio

Back to the studioPosted by Ben Mazur 25.06.2020Back to the studio After nearly 4 months of remote working, the Ignitec team are returning to the studio We are still following government guidance on social distancing Client meetings will still be virtual Some team...

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Covid-19 status update
Covid-19 status update

Covid-19 status update Posted by Ben Mazur 09.04.2020Covid-19 status update We are working remotely and social distancing Projects are on-going as normal Reach us by phone, email or chat We are supporting any initiatives that need our help Stay home Ben MazurManaging...

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Design thinking
Design thinking

Design thinking – A practical guide to design thinkingPosted by Ben Mazur 15.01.2020Design thinking summary Design thinking is a creative methodology used to identify unmet needs Design thinking is a user-centric design process focussed on designing better products...

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How to reduce your manufacturing costs
How to reduce your manufacturing costs

How to reduce your manufacturing costsPosted by Ben Mazur 12.11.2019How to reduce manufacturing costs Look beyond your first order to how many parts you will order over the next 3 years Keep everything as simple as you can, it will have a big effect on unit costs...

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The importance of test rigs in research and development
The importance of test rigs in research and development

The importance of test rigs in research and developmentPosted by Ben Mazur 24.10.2019What is a test rig? Test rigs are bespoke testing devices Used for lab testing of new ideas Demonstrate key functionality Made of configurable circuits and modules Emphasis is placed...

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Ignitec is now Cyber Essentials certified
Ignitec is now Cyber Essentials certified

Ignitec is now Cyber Essentials certifiedPosted by Ben Mazur 20.08.2019Ben Mazur Managing Director Cybersecurity is becoming a big concern for businesses with hacks, scams, data breaches and ransomware costing billions of pounds each year. And the...

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We’ve moved!
We’ve moved!

We’ve moved!Posted by Ben Mazur 14.08.2019 Ben Mazur Managing Director Ignitec has moved to The Powerhouse in North Bristol [otw_shortcode_dropcap label="A" size="large" border_color_class="otw-no-border-color"...

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What is an IP rating?
What is an IP rating?

What is an IP rating?Posted by Ben Mazur 12.08.2019 Ben MazurManaging Director Designed to meet IP rating standards Some devices we develop at Ignitec must work in the toughest conditions, from icy ocean waters to extremely hot, dusty environments....

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Mi.Mu: Transforming music composition and performance
Mi.Mu: Transforming music composition and performance

Mi.Mu: Transforming music composition and performancePosted by Ben Mazur 04.06.2019 Ben MazurManaging Director The official launch of Mi.Mu gloves After 18 months working with Mi.Mu, Ignitec’s Rob Hall joined musicians and global media in a central...

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Meet our new Objet260 Connex 3 3D printer
Meet our new Objet260 Connex 3 3D printer

Meet our new Objet260 Connex 3 3D printerPosted by Ben Mazur 09.04.2019 Ben Mazur Managing Director To meet ever-mounting demand for super high-quality prototypes and functional materials, we’ve invested in new rapid prototyping technology. Say hello...

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How to select a manufacturer for your product
How to select a manufacturer for your product

How to select a manufacturer for your productPosted by Ben Mazur 10.01.2019Select a manufacturer for your product Speak to several manufacturers and get multiple quotes It can be easier to look in your local country Look for accreditations such as ISO:9001 Ask to see...

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Turn: A prestigious ‘A Design Award’ winner
Turn: A prestigious ‘A Design Award’ winner

Turn: A prestigious 'A Design Award' winnerPosted by Lucy Cripps 29.10.2018 At Ignitec, we love it when the products we develop, design and dream up win awards and gain recognition – it’s a wonderful achievement for both our clients and us. And that’s...

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