Stratos Product Development of Seattle has abruptly shut down. The design firm had worked with some of the biggest names in tech and healthcare, and its closing leaves other design firms and medtech industry watchers in shock.
E-mailed inquiries to the company returned with this message: “This response serves to notify you of the closing of our business as of April 28, 2017. Thank you for your patronage and support over the past years of operation. Stratos Product Development wishes to apologize for any inconvenience caused by this closing notification.”
The company was founded in 1987. Microsoft, Apple and Nike can all be counted among its clients. In medtech, the company gained headlines for the work it did to help develop the Proteus Digital Health device.