• Rely on objectivity. Quantifiable ergonomics evaluations expand the expert-based spectrum of user-centered design efficiently and precisely in the right places.

  • Listening to real users. During a usability test in one of our usability labs, no one evaluates your medical device better than our experts from the clinics.

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  • Beauty meets modern technology. USE-Ing. develops the interaction and interface design of smart emergency call systems including intuitive Companion Apps.

  • The solution often is found in the details. What is the first thing that catches the user's eye? USE-Ing. supports human-centered development of medical technology.

  • From the idea to the functional design. USE-Ing. designs and develops adaptive control elements and handles.

  • How do interaction concepts work? Posture and movement analyses help to create clarity.

  • Human interacts with robots. How is a user-centered human-machine collaboration designed? USE-Ing. provides the necessary requirements and methods.

Usability Engineering

Through the right use of methods, tools and expertise, we help to achieve breakthroughs in usability engineering.

We see ourselves as partners in human factors analysis, design and evaluation of human-centred technology.

An optimal interface not only contributes to a better user experience. It also enhances usability by increasing efficiency, effectiveness and satisfaction. The handling of your products therefore becomes faster and safer.

Selected clients

As part of the B. Braun Group , Aesculap AG is a global leader in the development and manufacture of medical devices and medical technology - especially for surgery. USE-Ing. supports the company in the human-centered development of surgical devices, instruments and applications.

As a high-tech company, TRUMPF Feoffers manufacturing solutions in the fields of machine tools, laser technology, electronics and industry 4.0. USE-Ing. supports TRUMPF Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH in the human-centered development of modern, laser-based cutting and welding technology.

Alber GmbH is a leading manufacturer of innovative mobility aids for wheelchairs. USE-Ing. supports the Alber company by integrating physically handicapped users into the product development process.

BOWA-electronic GmbH & Co. KG is a leader in the development and manufacture of electrosurgical devices, open electrosurgical, laparoscopic instruments and ultrasound scalpels. USE-Ing. supports BOWA in the human-centered development and evaluation of its medical technology products.

The company Interventional Systems GmbH is an innovative developer in the field of robotic surgery and medical intervention. USE-Ing. supports the company Interventional Systems in the user-centered development of innovative robot control.

The company BEBIG Medical GmbH one of the leading manufacturers in the field of brachytherapy. USE-Ing. supports the company BEBIG Medical in optimizing their usability engineering process.

Disco Drives Kirschey GmbH is a developer and manufacturer of innovative mobility products for Seniors. USE-Ing. supports Disco Drives Kirschey GmbH in the human-centered development of modern technology for the 50+ generation.

The Rudolf Riester GmbH is a leading expert in the development of diagnostic medical devices. USE-Ing. supports the usability engineering process of Riester in the areas of human-centered design, formative and summative usability evaluation and standard-compliant usability documentation.

The company RECARO Aircraft Seating GmbH & Co. KG is a globally active manufacturer of premium aircraft seats. USE-Ing. supports the company in optimizing its products to the needs of users in the aviation industry.

Philips Healthcare is a global player in the field of patient monitoring and patient care. USE-Ing. supports the usability engineering process of Philips Healthcare in the areas of human-centered design, user research, usability evaluations during development, and standards-compliant usability documentation.

Dr. Pfleger is one of the experts in the pharmaceutical industry. USE-Ing. supports Dr. Pfleger in the development of user-friendly drug handling by usability evaluations during development as well as usability documentation according to standards.

The Hartmann Group is a leading European provider of system solutions for medicine and care. The UX/UI experts of USE-Ing. support Hartmann in human-centered innovation generation in the field of digital solutions to further facilitate the challenging daily routine of medical professionals.

HASOMED is a medical technology company with an increasing focus on providing digital medical technology solutions in the area of practice software and homecare therapies. USE-Ing.'s usability engineering team supports HASOMED in refining their user-centered processes & activities for designing digital interfaces and the associated user research activities and usability testing.

The HILTI Group is a global leader in the construction industry and development of outstanding tools. USE-Ing. is proud to be a strategic development partner in the field of ergonomics, usability and interface design and to develop the HILTI product portfolio user-centered into the future to further improve safety, health and efficiency in the construction industry.

As a leading medical technology manufacturer in endoscopy, KARL STORZ relies on the expertise of USE-Ing. usability engineering experts. The USE-Ing. usability engineering team supports KARL STORZ in conducting formative and summative usability tests.

As one of the world's leading CDMOs for the pharmaceutical industry, Vetter stands for innovation in the filling of injectable active ingredients. As a strategic partner, USE-Ing. provides support in the areas of user innovation and usability engineering as well as in the development of user-centered combination products.

We develop tech for and with users

„Therefore we design
holistic user experiences“

User experience is tangible.
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The USE-Ing. Network


USE-Ing. is engaged in the Ergonomics Competence Network e.V. (ECN) to actively promote the exchange between ergonomics experts from industry and science.


USE-Ing. is actively involved in the professional association of German Usability and User Experience Professionals. Our experts are active in various working groups, such as medical technology, user research and accessibility.


USE-Ing. is engaged in the Verband Deutscher Industriedesigner e.V., in order to contribute to the active exchange in the fields of human-centered design user interface, interaction and user experience design.


USE-Ing. is engaged in the development and revision of standards and directives. Our experts are active in the DIN Standards Committee Ergonomics (NAErg).


USE-Ing. is engaged in the development and revision of standards and directives. For example, our experts are active in DKE committee 811.4 (ergonomics, usability, instructions for use).

Medical Valley

USE-Ing. is an active member of the Medical Valley Network, one of the leading innovation clusters in the field of medical technology, which promotes the process from the idea to the market through efficient cooperation between the various parties involved in medical technology.


USE-Ing. is official training provider of the international Usability and UX Qualification Board for CPUX certification of professionals in the USE-Ing. Academy.


USE-Ing. is an active member of Stimulate e.V., an initiative of the BMBF Research Campus, which promotes cooperation between partners from industry and research in the field of medical imaging technology.

Uni Stuttgart

With our roots in the Institute for Engineering Design and Industrial Design, SE-Ing. maintains an active exchange with the University of Stuttgart.


USE-Ing. is part of the BioRegio-Stern network, in which medtech, biotech and engineering companies join forces for developments and innovations in the field of medical technology & life sciences.


USE-Ing. is a proud sponsor of Mensch und Computer 2020, the leading conference for scientific and industrial exchange in the field of human-technology interaction in the German-speaking area.


USE-Ing. is a proud exhibitor at MedTecLive 2020, the leading conference for scientific and industrial exchange in the field of medical technology.

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