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Making All The Right Noises

Making All The Right Noises

Crux discuss simulation of device acoustics

The acoustic performance of a product can be vital. In consumer goods, the sound of a click or snap can be the difference between perceptions of high-quality and cheap. In medical devices audible feedback is often a requirement to reinforce patient actions and indicate, for example, the completion of drug delivery.   Traditionally device acoustics have...

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It's Awards Season!

It's Awards Season!

Crux shortlisted for Design Week Award

Crux are delighted to be shortlisted for a prestigious Design Week Award, in its 26th year of recognising and celebrating the best of design across numerous disciplines.   Our Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic track cycling helmet has been nominated in the Industrial Product design category – recognising the impact design and engineering...

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Design Foundations Funding Round 2

Design Foundations Funding Round 2

Building on our first round success

At crux, we are always on the look-out for exciting new prospects and creative avenues to offer our design thinking to a growing list of clients and partners. Design Foundations, a £3million funding initiative from Innovate UK, represented a fantastic opportunity to deliver our early-stage thinking to client teams who appreciate but perhaps can’t access...

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Crux Expansion 2017

Crux Expansion 2017

Our growing business

Crux is expanding rapidly. Our ability to innovate and collaborate continues to be recognised by clients new and old. In tandem, exceptionally talented recruits continue to join, attracted by the Crux ethos, working environment and projects. With continued growth, the Crux team is evolving design processes and techniques to enable ideas to be conceived, tested...

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Early Stage Design Foundations Fund

Early Stage Design Foundations Fund

A £3 million investment into design

13th January marked the launch of Innovate UK’s newest funding opportunity, Design Foundations. The £3M grant has been established to encourage early-stage design intervention and is the first investment of its kind to directly promote UK design activities. The launch emphasises the government’s commitment to enhancing British design capability...

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Crux at DDL27

Crux at DDL27

Exhibiting our capabilities

At Crux we work across a range of industry sectors, but our greatest depth of knowledge is in the design of respiratory drug delivery devices. We have worked in this area continuously since our inception in 2003.  Until now most of this work has been under the radar, but this year we are pleased to announce we will be attending DDL27 on the 7th-9th...

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