Kunovus Technologies

Biomedical Engineering Intern

Sep 2023 - Present

Biomedical Engineering Internship at Kunovus

At Kunovus Technologies, a pioneering Sydney-based MedTech startup, I was deeply involved in addressing the worldwide issue of chronic low back pain. My multifaceted position required both technical aptitude and effective communication, as I worked towards advancing innovative diagnostic and treatment solutions tailored to individual patient needs.

Harnessing Technical Prowess: My Role in Design, Validation, and Manufacturing
At Kunovus, my focus was on developing cutting-edge spinal implant technology, ensuring it not only met but exceeded industry standards. I was directly involved in verification, validation, 3D modeling, test development, and even the manufacturing processes, providing a holistic experience that sharpened my technical and regulatory competencies.

Regulatory & Stakeholder Engagement: Ensuring Compliance and Effective Communication
A significant portion of my role at Kunovus was dedicated to understanding and complying with biomedical regulatory standards, such as ISO 13485, ISO 10993, and USP Class VI. My interaction with stakeholders was crucial, ensuring open communication and anticipating challenges, fostering collaborative problem-solving and innovation.

Essential Takeaways from Kunovus: A Glimpse into My Contributions

  • Direct involvement in the development and verification of spinal implant technology, ensuring alignment with both internal specifications and industry standards.
  • A hands-on approach to the manufacturing process, preparing for vital clinical trial phases.
  • Utilized 3D modeling software, especially Solidworks, to design specific solutions for stakeholder needs.
  • Maintained rigorous adherence to regulatory standards, emphasizing product quality and patient safety.

Deep Dive: My Core Responsibilities at Kunovus
My role as a Biomedical Engineering Intern at Kunovus Technologies was multi-dimensional, including:

  1. Verification & Validation: Ensured spinal implant tech met internal specifications and industry standards.
  2. Regulatory Compliance: Mastered and adhered to standards like ISO 13485, ISO 10993, and USP Class VI.
  3. Stakeholder Communication: Maintained transparent communication, ensuring collaborative problem-solving.
  4. Test Development: Designed methods for new device testing.
  5. Design & 3D Modelling: Utilized software like Solidworks for patient-centric design.
  6. Manufacturing: Participated actively in the spinal implant manufacturing processes.

Spotlight on Achievements: Key Milestones at Kunovus
During my tenure at Kunovus:
• Drove Verification & Validation: Played a critical role in ensuring spinal implants were up to the mark, safeguarding patient outcomes.
• Mastery over Regulatory Compliance: Ensured products consistently adhered to global regulatory standards.
• Advanced Design Skills: Used advanced 3D modeling software to develop stakeholder-specific designs.
• Collaborative Communication: Fostered open dialogues, anticipating and navigating challenges.

Reflecting on Kunovus: Personal Growth and Advancements
Being a part of Kunovus Technologies' mission to alleviate chronic low back pain has been an enlightening journey. The passion and dedication to patient-centric innovations were palpable, and it was a privilege to contribute in meaningful ways. Proudly reflecting on my journey, I am grateful for the myriad experiences and skills acquired. This invaluable stint at Kunovus has certainly laid a robust foundation for my future endeavors in the realm of biomedical engineering.