Life Sciences & Healthcare

The life sciences and healthcare industries are facing a series of challenges and opportunities, including complex diseases, emerging technologies, and individualized healthcare. As research labs seek scientific breakthroughs and hospitals push to make the most of the latest medical advances, CATI provides support with cutting edge engineering solutions.

  • Using Big Data.

    Telehealth may have accelerated it, but the drive to digitize was already underway within life sciences and healthcare. Networked products are convenient for consumers and providers and make healthcare more accessible, while providing additional streams of data for companies to consume and analyze. The industry can leverage this data to predict trends, optimize production and delivery processes, and refine product design.

  • Optimizing the Patient Experience.

    Today’s patients have access to more health information—and more sophisticated consumer technology—than ever before. Ongoing high-quality competition means that creating a welcoming and effective patient experience is crucial for business growth. PLM software enables integration and collaboration within companies and across the industry, helping organizations create streamlined processes for patients and providers.

  • On the Cutting Edge.

    New challenges face the life sciences and healthcare industry. Patient populations are growing older, and more complex diseases are gaining prevalence. Advances in treatments and technology encourage robust competition in growing fields. CAE software and 3D printing capabilities streamline design and prototyping, bringing innovative products to market faster without compromising quality or safety.

  • Innovation through Collaboration.

    The Herculean effort of the pandemic years demonstrated what manufacturers, healthcare providers, and regulatory bodies can achieve through robust collaboration. Virtual twin capabilities and powerful data analytics streamline approval processes and are reshaping the way researchers conduct clinical trials.

  • Future-Proofing with Sustainability.

    Environmental and social impacts are a rising concern for businesses across industries. Building sustainable business models through the integration of new technologies, the optimization of existing processes, and the pursuit of environmentally conscious sourcing buffers companies against sudden regulatory changes and promotes overall efficiency. CATI provides PLM software that simulates both product and process changes, keeping companies ready for what comes next.

  • Supply Chain Visibility.

    Business success requires agile responses to market changes, and agility requires information. PLM software enables close collaboration between suppliers and OEMs, allowing companies to adjust business models quickly and with confidence. As contract manufacturing becomes more common, virtual twin technology and process transparency will be crucial for success.

Recommended Software for Life Sciences & Healthcare

Inefficiencies in today’s world of research and medicine, compounded with the need for more precise, sustainable patient care, have made the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry ripe for transformation. Shifting the focus to deliver superior, patient-centric, outcome-driven experiences and creating the processes to support them transforms how therapies are discovered, developed, produced, commercialized and used.

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    Dramatically improve the way you develop and manufacture products. As the foundation for the entire SOLIDWORKS suite of product development solutions, SOLIDWORKS CAD packages cover design, simulation, cost estimation, manufacturability checks, CAM, sustainable design, and data management. Cloud design tools and cloud connected tools enahnce the exisitng SOLIDWORKS Desktop solutions by integrating data management and collaboration solutions only found on the cloud.

  • Photorealistic Rendering - SOLIDWORKS Visualize

    SOLIDWORKS Visualize allows you to leverage your 3D CAD data to create photo-quality content in the fastest and easiest way you can–from images to animations, interactive web content, and immersive Virtual Reality. Bring your products to life. SOLIDWORKS Visualize is the “camera” for your CAD data!


    Whether on premise or on the cloud, our solutions allow you to manage your data files and documentation to maximize productivity and improve product quality. SOLIDWORKS PDM and the cloud data management capabilities of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform enables your teams to securely store and index design data for fast retrieval, eliminate concerns over version control and data loss, and collaborate on designs in multiple locations.

  • Simulation – SOLIDWORKS & Abaqus

    Simulation is critical to innovation. CATI’s dedicated and experienced simulation team sells and supports a wide portfolio of Dassault Systèmes tools from structural analysis to electromagnetics and beyond.

Transforming the Healthcare Industry

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3D Printers for Life Sciences & Healthcare

3D printing is transforming the healthcare industry, from additive manufacturing of medical devices to producing functional pre-clinical parts. The technology is enabling rapid medical advancements and paving the way for new applications.

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3D Scanners for Life Sciences & Healthcare

3D scanner applications in life sciences and healthcare include orthotics/orthopedics, cranial scanning, plastic and aethetic surgery, podiatrics, masectomy, mobility assistance and 3D archiving.

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