We develop products that improve the human experience.
Imaginative + Solution Oriented + Agile +
From concept to next generation, we’re here to provide you with the quickest path to real-world use.
Mechanical Engineering
Our team of Mechanical Engineers have over two decades of mechanical design experience. The combination of their skills and our robust onsite facilities allows Cito to rapidly iterate designs, providing our clients with a shorter path to production and cost savings.

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Featured Work
Mechanical Engineering
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
  • Materials Selection
  • Reliability engineering
  • Mechanism invention
  • Rapid design iteration
  • Design of assembly tools & equipment
  • Documentation (ISO 13485 compliant)
  • Pneumatics & hydraulics
  • Surgical Tool Design
  • Thermal systems design & testing
  • Validation testing
  • DFM
  • FMEA
  • Rapid Prototype Models
  • Quick Implementation of Design Iterations
  • 5 Axis CNC Machining
Electrical Engineering
Our electrical engineers have over 20 years of experience designing electrical circuits and developing complete solutions to advance from prototype to production board.

Our onsite prototyping facilities allow us to test and rapidly iterate before full development, saving clients time and money.

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Featured Work
Electrical Engineering
  • Printed Circuit Board layout
  • Embedded system design
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, RFID, wireless design
  • Analog and RF circuit design
  • Power electronics
  • Optoelectronics
  • Ultrasonic driver development
  • Switching power supply design
  • Brushless DC motor control
  • Power Electronics
  • Signal Processing
  • Controls
  • Electronics
  • Circuit Design
  • Telecommunication
  • PCB Layout (schematics + gerber files)
  • Rigid-flex and all-flex
Software + Firmware
  • Software Architecture Design
  • Embedded Systems Firmware Development
  • Ethernet, USB, SPI, I²C, CAN, RFID, NFC Communication Protocols
  • Embedded OS: FreeRTOS, PikeOS, pSOS, ThreadX, uC-OS, Embedded Linux, ARM-based Linux
  • Programming languages: C, C++, Python, Shell, Perl, C#, Java, WIN32, BASH, Assembly
  • Expertise in Latest Software Tools: Eclipse, Matlab, Code Composer, Xilinx-ISE, Vivado, Altera-Quartus, IAR-ARM composer, PSoC creator
  • Software Integration/Validation
  • GUI Development Using Java and Python
  • USB type-C with PD
  • TCP/IP Network programming – TCP/UDP, Serve
  • Android Application Development
Laser + Optics
  • Single-frequency, Single-mode Solid-state Lasers
  • High Power Nd:YAG Lasers
  • Optical Amplifiers
  • Frequency Conversion Modules
  • Ultra-low Expansion Glass (ULE) Cavities
  • Pound-Drever-Hall (PDH) Locking Modules
  • Advanced Clocks for Space Applications
  • Advanced Interferometer Configurations
  • Custom Design of Laser & Optical Systems
Industrial Design + Human Factors
Our team has been helping companies design and develop devices that are ergonomic, safe, and easy to use for over 20 years. We leverage insights from user observation to create solutions that optimize comfort and minimize repetitive strain injuries. Cito's usability and human factors analysis work are the foundation for inspired, aesthetically balanced solutions for today's demanding medical market.

Featured Work
Industrial Design + Human Factors
  • Rapid Prototype Models
  • Housings & Enclosure Design
  • Human Factors Analysis
  • GUI Design and Development
  • Photorealistic renderings
  • Use related risk assessment
  • Formative usability studies
  • Summative usability validation studies
  • Instructions for use
  • Machining
  • Labeling
Rapid Prototyping
Our robust onsite facilities allow the Cito team to rapidly design, prototype and iterate, unfettered by corporate red tape or vendor schedules. Unlike with other companies, clients are delivered solutions in days, not weeks or months.

Once the solution is achieved, Cito has the capacity to manufacture products onsite, providing a full end-to-end service for our clients.

Featured Work
In-House Facilities
  • Haas CNC Milling Machine, Model: VF-3 with 4th and 5th Axis Trunion Table
  • Roland CNC Milling Machine, Model MDX-540 with 4th Axis
  • Millport Manual Mill
  • Morgan Press G-100T Injection Molding Machine
  • 3-D Printer, Stratasys Objet 500, PolyJet
  • 3-D Printer, Stratasys Objet 250, PolyJet
  • 3-D Printer, Stratasys FDM Titan
  • FullSpectrum 20″x12″ Laser Cutter
  • Eaton 7.5 HP Screw Air Compressor
  • SeeBrez, Video / CMM inspection system
Regulatory + Quality Assurance
Our team has over 20 years of experience helping clients navigate ever-changing regulations for Biotech and Medical product design. Cito is ISO 13485 certified, covering both US and EU regulations from concept through FDA clearance. Whether you need help with specific steps or end-to-end guidance, you can be confident that your product will meet the most rigorous standards.

Featured Work
QMS Development
  • Quality Strategy Plan
  • Design
  • Implementation
  • Training
QMS Maintenance
  • Internal + Supplier Audits
  • Document Control
  • DHF Compilation
  • CAPA
  • Remediation
  • Regulatory Submissions
  • Mock Inspections
  • FDA CFR 820
  • European MDR Strategy
We don’t just design, we can build it too. At Cito Medical, we design for manufacturability from the start, ensuring a seamless transition from design to production. Our engineers support clients through initial builds and pilot production runs in our ISO 13485 certified Santa Cruz facility. We have experience manufacturing everything from complex instruments to consumables and ultrasonic transducers!

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Featured Work
  • Design for Manufacturing
  • Process Automation
  • Prototype to Production volume
  • ISO 13485 certified + IEC 60601 compliant
  • QMS full traceability
  • Logistics services
  • Box build
  • Repair and Replace Service
  • 3D Printing
  • Consignment and JIT to end customers
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