Dolmen Design and Innovation

Dolmen Design and Innovation

Dolmen Design and Innovation

Business Description:

We are Ireland’s leading design and innovation consultancy.

For the past 30 years we have worked with clients across the globe, using design thinking to better understand their customers and deliver world class, internationally award-winning products and services. We generate IP for our clients and lean product development underpins everything that we do.

We make ideas work

Products and Services:

We accelerate product development & design for our clients across a number of sectors. Our core team of designers, design engineers, brand specialists & innovation strategists draw on the wide-ranging experience of the company to deliver innovative products that leapfrog competitors in the marketplace.

In the past 30 years, we have developed and refined our front-end Discovery Process into a package that delivers for R&D & Marketing teams globally.


From well-known multinationals with extensive product portfolios to dynamic start-ups with exciting ideas. Our work spans a wide range of industrial sectors.

We help companies innovate and expand their R&D capabilities to gain competitive advantages. We bridge the gap between R&D and Marketing. We make ideas work.

Specific skills of the Dolmen team include:
•    Research
•    Ethnographics
•    Customer Segment, Trends & Competitor Analysis
•    Patent Development
•    Technology Solutions
•    Design, Mechanical & Human Factors Engineering
•    Concept Design
•    Visualisation and Animation
•    Usability Testing
•    3D Animation
•    Mechanical Design
•    Rapid Prototyping
•    DFM

Value Proposition:

We develop world class, award winning products and services that are IP and patent rich through the application of our strategic design thinking process. Our structured process Discovers, Develops and Delivers breakthrough creative and technical solutions that meet end user needs.

We make ideas work

Standards and Certificates:

ISO 13485:2016.

Our design process can be aligned to the client’s QMS documentation for conformity and DHF development.

We employ ANSI/AAMI HE75:2009 HFE principles.

International Design Awards:
•    Red Dot Product Design Awards
•    IF Product Design Awards
•    IFI Product Design Awards
•    IFI Grand Prix Awards
•    Designs of the Year (London Design Museum)
•    A’ Design Award
•    IDEA Award
•    ICAD Award

Sector(s) Served:

Medical; Diagnostics; Life Sciences; Agri-Tech; FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods); Consumer Medical; Healthcare; Wearable Tech; ICT; Industrial Equipment

Key Clients:

Boston Scientific


Cook Medical






ASH Technologies






Key Partners:


Geographical Market(s) Served:

Ireland, United Kingdom, Europe, United States of America

Contact Details:

Tel: +353 (0) 1 879 4000



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