What 5 Kaleidoscope Employees Had to Say About AAO 2018

With Kaleidoscope’s investment and experience in ophthalmic medical devices and pharmaceuticals, we could not pass up the opportunity to attend a professional event this large in the ophthalmology space. Kaleidoscope Innovation’s Staff Biomedical Engineer Ben Ko, Staff Industrial Designer Frank Busch, Design Engineer Stephanie Klunk, Senior Design Engineer Tom Meyer and Business Development Manager Matt Suits all attended this year’s AAO congress in Chicago. Here are some of their collective takeaways:

November 23, 2018

Kaleidoscope Innovation Relocates Headquarters, Refreshes Brand and Reenergizes Capabilities, Taking Product Insights, Design and Development Expertise to New Levels

New look, location and lab spaces, along with expanded human factors engineering capabilities, position the organization’s business partners for success

November 8, 2018

A Case for Onsite Services: The Flexibility and Affordability of Direct Product Development

Kaleidoscope Innovation realized early in its business journey that the individuals, organizations and companies they worked with could benefit from insights, design and development services through one of two different channels: consultancy and onsite services. This case study examines the onsite services side of the business and the benefits it brings to the firm’s partners.

November 2, 2018

Our Take on the 2018 Ohio Bioscience Expo & Showcase

Three of our Kaleidoscope Innovation staff recently connected with other professionals, students and job-seekers at BioOhio’s 2018 Ohio Bioscience Expo and Showcase. Vice President of Research and Development, Medical Mike Clem, DVM, MS; Business Development Manager Matt Suits; and Staff Engineer Daniel Hutchins, PE all represented Kaleidoscope Innovation at the event, hosting a booth and speaking with attendees.

October 10, 2018

Kaleidoscope Innovation Hires New Director of Insights and Human Factors to Promote the Value and Knowledge of User‐Centered Design

With over 30 years of developing powerful and user-centered design, new director brings human‐focused insight and passion to this critical leadership role.

October 4, 2018

How Professionals are Using Design Thinking and Food to Connect Cincinnati’s Diverse Communities

Food is a language in and of itself – one we all share in common. Kaleidoscope Innovation’s New Business Development Manager Matt Suits, in an exciting program called The Shift, worked with his teammates to help develop Cincinnati’s Table. This initiative is dedicated to bridging people of varying cultures, backgrounds and languages in Cincinnati using the dinner table (and design thinking best practices).

August 23, 2018

Amanda Tiffany Joins Kaleidoscope Innovation

New director brings 20 years of project management and business development in medical, healthcare and engineering industries to newly created leadership position

July 19, 2018

Kaleidoscope® Innovation Relocating Headquarters, Refreshing Brand to Support Ambitious Capabilities and Personnel Growth Goals

Kaleidoscope® Innovation is making impressive changes, including moving their Cincinnati headquarters and refreshing their brand, to support their transformational vision and aggressive plans for future growth and capabilities expansion.

April 25, 2018

Kaleidoscope Welcomes New Vice President of Engineering

Kaleidoscope Innovation, a product design and development firm with global headquarters in Cincinnati, hired Robert Gill as the Vice President of Engineering. Gill brings with him 30 years of experience in both engineering and marketing, positioning Kaleidoscope to better serve its business partners from both a technical and market perspective.

August 14, 2017

Innovation Leadership & How to Build the Ideal Innovation Team – Part 2

Building a team for innovation? Wish you could get tips from an experienced innovation leader about how to structure teams for performance and results? In part 2 of this series on building the ideal innovation team, Kaleidoscope VP of R&D, Medical, Michael Clem DVM, MS, shares his insights and best practices. In this article, we’ll look at a “category structure” for lean-type startups. This is a different perspective from the “functional structure” for building the ideal innovation teams covered in part 1. (5-minute read.)

April 7, 2017

Kaleidoscope Launches a Portable VR Demo Lab Experience

Kaleidoscope launches a VR Demo Lab Experience to help customers imagine the possibilities. As a creator of VR applications for top brands in the consumer, industrial, healthcare and automotive industries, Kaleidoscope realized that some teams may have challenges grasping the full potential.

October 18, 2016

Innovation Leadership & How to Build the Ideal Innovation Team – Part 1 of 2

This is part one of a two-part series about innovation leadership and the ideal innovation team, by Kaleidoscope VP of R&D, Medical, Michael Clem DVM, MS. In this article, he examines the functional and cross-functional expertise needed to drive the best innovation resources to turn creative ideas into quality products that benefit consumers.

August 18, 2016

Kaleidoscope and the Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association Launch Ascend

In its mission to innovate through collaboration, Kaleidoscope has launched Ascend Innovations, a unique enterprise that brings together healthcare and military research with Kaleidoscope’s proven design practices. Ascend unites the Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association (GDAHA), the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and other community partners with the goal of combining human-centered design and state-of-the-art technology to produce commercially viable solutions in human health and performance.

June 9, 2015