Boulder iQ Names New-Product Specialist Michael Olichney Lead Engineer

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November 15  

BOULDER, COLO. (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 15, 2022 — Boulder iQ has named Michael Olichney lead engineer.

Olichney comes to Boulder iQ with more than 35 years of medical device engineering experience, primarily focused on new-product development. Boulder iQ provides design engineering, development and turnkey manufacturing for consumer, high-technology and medical products, and regulatory, clinical and quality management system services for the medical device and in-vitro diagnostic industries.

The engineering leader’s expertise includes mechanical and disposables design, materials selection, fluids modeling, sensitivity analysis and statistical methods. He is proficient in designing test, and verification and validation, programs, and is well-versed in FDA regulatory issues and programs. Olichney has served as inventor on more than 15 U.S. patents.

Before joining Boulder iQ, Olichney was principal engineer and owner of BOCS LLC (Castle Rock, Colorado), a contract and consulting services firm for medical product design and development. Other positions have included: principal engineer at ConMed Advanced Surgical, Team Medical, LLC, Battelle Medical Products/Larren Corporation and RELA Inc.; engineering specialist at Baxter Healthcare; and project engineer, mechanical engineer and project manager at Valleylab Inc. All of his work has been in the Denver-Boulder metro area.

Olichney holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from Rice University.

“Mike brings a critical mass of medical device experience to Boulder iQ,” says Jim Kasic, chairman and founder of Boulder iQ and its Boulder Sterilization Services division. “His strong supervisory and mentoring skills will complement his project management and technical expertise in leading a progressive engineering team, and in speeding new-product development for our clients.”

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Boulder iQ is an expert contract firm that provides life sciences companies all the services they need to bring products to market. With specialties in regulatory affairs, quality assurance, design, engineering and manufacturing, the company’s single-source program speeds product development. The Boulder Sterilization Services division, providing quick-turn ethylene oxide sterilization, final assembly and packaging services, is the recent recipient of a $250,000 grant from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade’s Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant Program.

Based in Boulder, Colorado, Boulder iQ is ISO 13485:2016 certified through Boulder BioMed. The company’s Boulder Medical Device Accelerator provides equity investment in start-up companies seeking product development services, expert mentoring and infrastructure support.

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