Martine Stillman
Vice President of Engineering

[Download] Sustainable Design: Minimizing the Environmental Impact of a Product’s Materials & Manufacturing

Hey! Since posting this, we created a rad ebook that lays out our entire Sustainable Design Process, which is now available for download here.

At Synapse, we define Sustainable Design as maximizing environmental, social, and economic benefits over the entire product lifecycle. This downloadable guide is an extract from our Sustainable Design Process, detailing the last stage—"“Select & Execute Relevant Strategies”—in particular, the strategies for minimizing the environmental impact of a product’s materials and manufacturing.

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June 25, 2021

[Download] Designing IoT: Data Collection in Harsh Environments

It’s often a significant challenge to collect data in environments where conditions are difficult for electronics to tolerate, like industrial facilities, commercial kitchens, or on the seafloor. But with smart engineering and the right approach, data collected in these harsh environments can provide enormous value.

July 12, 2021

Modularity: The Greatest Product Design Step Towards a Circular Economy

Allan Engelhardt discusses the significant benefits of modular product design as he walks through 4 loops applicable to consumer products when considering a circular economy.

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July 12, 2021

Modularity: The Greatest Product Design Step Towards a Circular Economy

Allan Engelhardt discusses the significant benefits of modular product design as he walks through 4 loops applicable to consumer products when considering a circular economy.

April 21, 2021

[Download] Do Better. Sustainable Product Design Ebook, Spring 2021

Say hello to the Spring Edition of our Sustainable Product Design Ebook! We've made some updates and added more tools and resources. There's a little something for everyone, no matter where you're at on your sustainability journey.

December 28, 2020

In Search of the Sustainable Factory

Efforts to improve product sustainability don’t begin and end with a life cycle assessment. NPI Engineer Ian Hardy surveys the manufacturing industry’s effort to reduce environmental impacts, and walks us through 6 considerations for hardware developers looking to elevate the sustainability of their manufacturing phase.