Finite Element Analysis for Medical Devices & Biomaterials

Exponent employs Finite Element Analysis, FEA, to analyze medical devices.

Enhance medical device performance and analyze potential product failures

Exponent combines expertise in FEA with our long-standing expertise in mechanical engineering, metallurgy, polymer science, and failure analysis to provide clients with a unique perspective for addressing complex computational projects required in the medical device industry.

Overcome complex computational challenges for medical device development.

Exponent conducts finite element analysis (FEA) for a variety of medical device and biomaterial applications, including:

  • Orthopaedics and spine 

  • Cardiovascular and neurovascular 

  • Biologics 

  • Drug delivery systems, including injectors, implants, and pumps
  • Catheter systems
  • Containers, vials, and other packaging systems
  • Medical device components/subassemblies 

Our team specializes in developing and validating detailed computational models for regulation design evaluation, optimization, and failure analysis. We also generate design output elements for verification, risk management, and regulatory submissions.

Medical Device Experience

Our team has extensive experience performing FEA for the following medical device categories. 

Our Capabilities Are Unparalleled

With expertise in over 90 disciplines and hundreds of capabilities, tools, and methodologies — we get to the root of even the most complex challenges and give you the objective answers you need.


Our global and comprehensive expertise across industries gives us a deep understanding of current challenges, best industry practices, and the implications of emerging technologies.