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David Howarth

Managing Director / Principle Contractor

David is a 20+ year veteran in medical device R&D, Quality and Regulatory and is the founder and Director of iDE8, in addition to his management and business development service. David is a principal consultant within both development and quality management for our clients. In this role he assists in the continuous improvement projects and device product support.

Prior to founding iDE8 in 2015, David worked in corporate R&D within J&J as a development manager within a medical device start-up. David is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt with a wealth of experience in quality management, concept generation and device verification and validation.

“iDE8 would be nothing without our team and its commitment to helping our clients and patients around the world.
The pride they feel for working in this industry drives us to never stop striving for excellence across quality and development because it is a blessing that few others can experience.
I am grateful beyond measure to work in this industry.”

David Howarth


Development, Quality


Design Validation, Development Engineering, Quality Management

Software Validation

Audit Support

Providing you with an independent view of how you are performing as a business.

Colorful Notebooks

Document Control Services

Whether you need a few updates or an entire overhaul of your Quality systems, we can do it all - from managing change requests to reference checking and everything in between.

Our document control team is a natural extension of your Quality department - after all, you know we care about every little detail just as much as you do.

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