UL Solutions announced the launch of new medical device testing services at its laboratory in Rochester Hills, Michigan. With the new offerings and capabilities, UL Solutions will support Michigan’s growing medical device industry and help manufacturers advance the safety, security, usability, and interoperability of healthcare products.

UL Solutions’ laboratory in Rochester Hills can test to various methods and specifications provided by medical device manufacturers, with services such as accelerated lifespan and environmental testing. The facility features extensive capabilities to quickly reconfigure testing based on manufacturers’ needs and processes that minimize contaminants, such as volatile organic compounds (VOCs), in the environment to support testing accuracy.

“Medical device technology has continued to thrive in Michigan, which is a leader in the United States for talent, workforce and manufacturing in this industry,” said Mary Joyce, vice president and general manager of the Mobility and Critical Systems group at UL Solutions. “Launching medical device testing at our laboratory in Rochester Hills, Michigan, enables us to meet the rising demand for these services and help manufacturers advance the safety, security, usability and interoperability of devices consumers depend on.”

To maintain the pace of innovation and protect medical device users, manufacturers must balance speed and potential risks, including quality, safety and cybersecurity issues. UL Solutions now has the capabilities in Michigan to provide medical device manufacturers with third-party verification and validation, auditing, cybersecurity services, usability testing, and compliance training to help take on these challenges.

“Establishing these capabilities in Rochester Hills brings us closer to customers in Michigan’s growing medical device technology industry, where our safety science expertise will help enable innovation and speed to market,” said Joyce.