Stefano Vicenzetto, Systems Engineer, has been working at the Flex Milan medical design centre for more than 12 years. He has broad experience of working with medical companies to identify needs and product requirements. Mr Vicenzetto leads product development for systems requirements throughout the whole development cycle, architecture design and risk control. Within Flex, he is also a lead on design for circularity.
How do you meet environmental and sustainability objectives when designing medical devices? And what design considerations enable the technical cycles, known as the 4R loops of circular economy: reuse, repair, remanufacture and recycle? Stefano Vicenzetto explores the Flex approach to design for environment for medical devices.