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Brainchild Engineering

World-Class

Product Development & Launch Services

What We Do

Physical Product Development

(Design, Engineering, and Prototyping)

From medical devices and consumer products to industrial machinery and military hardware, we've helped countless inventors, startups, and companies build amazing physical products. Learn more

Done-For-You Product Launch

We offer inventors a complete, turnkey solution that takes you all the way from "idea" to successful launch and sales (including every step in-between). The ultimate "sit back and relax" solution. Learn more

Product Creation and Launch Training

Learn how to build and launch your own product business with our world-class online inventor training course. Product Launch Accelerator is the best program for new physical product creators who are interested in manufacturing their own inventions. Learn more

Done-For-You Invention Licensing

Most inventors prefer the licensing approach over the manufacturing / startup approach. If that's your preference, we can handle everything and help get your product idea in front of companies for a potential licensing deal. Learn more

Trusted by

Product Creators Since 2016

Cliff Peters

Brainchild engineering is amazing... Dan is the real deal . I have been through numerous engineering firms and none of them spent the time and put in the effort like Dan and his team . They did a number of iteration using CFD analysis for our project. His results from the simulation were SPOT ON. Our prototype kicked butt and without Dan's team, we would still be guessing .. Forever grateful for your amazing service and help. God bless!

Angie Bailey

"I would like to take a moment and say how happy I am to have joined Product Launch Accelerator (PLA). This self-paced program helps aspiring inventors (like yourselves), build on your concept and product without spending tens of thousands of dollars. The course lessons direct and assist you with how to, step-by-step instructions, that you apply, which helps you transform your idea from concept into an actual money generating product. This program is actually a paint-by-numbers process that you apply to your idea."

Mel Duckenfield

"I purchased the Product Launch Accelerator (PLA) course to begin the process of bringing my product idea to the marketplace. With the very first lesson, I realized that PLA was just what I needed. The presentations are clear, methodical, and easy to comprehend. The visual aids and document templates are exceptionally well done. What I need is right at my fingertips. As I have followed the lessons and directions step by step, I am seeing results and I intend to stay the course and follow it through to the end. My dreams won’t work unless I do. PLA will help me get there. Brainchild Engineering is the real deal!"

Dave McEwan

"Dan is brutally honest, he tells it like it is and does not try to sugarcoat the Product market, or the work involved in taking a Product to market. His training course Product Launch Accelerator is excellent. I know I would have sat on my invention a while longer if I had not come across Dan's site. He is a great leader which of course means, he leads by example. Keep up the great work Dan!"

Teresa Harrat

"Dan's program is phenomenal! Not only does his Product Launch Accelerator program cover ever topic you will ever need to get your invention/product luanched but he also does weekly fb lives. You can literally ask any question during the fb lives. The personal attention you get from Dan is unmatched. I will be launching my sports bra this year and couldn't be happier that I bought Dan's program. Such a small investment to watch your dreams come to fruition."

Some of our Medical Devices

Blood Collection Mixer

For: Boekel Scientific

Tasked with full product mechanical design and engineering, Brainchild Engineers helped Boekel Scientific create an innovative medical device that’s beautiful – inside and out. The unit incorporates the functionality needed for the busiest donor stations with new-to-the-industry features to improve efficiency and operation ease. Learn more

Surgical Wire Torque Device

For: Emory University

Heart surgery... no big deal, right? Brainchild Engineering worked with Emory inventors to develop and refine a universal wire torque device that helps make procedures safer and quicker for both the patient and staff. The insertion of the guide wire is controlled by a torque device, which allows a surgeon to advance, rotate and grip the wet hydrophilic coating of the guidewire. Learn more

From inventors and startups to businesses and the military, we help people create amazing products.

Some of our Consumer Products

Dialtune Snare Drum

For: Dialtune

Dialtune is a truly game-changing approach to drum tuning and head replacement, transforming a 5+ minute hassle into about 30 seconds. In addition to saving time, the Dialtune system achieves pitch-perfect tone consistency every time due to the balanced and symmetrical product layout. Brainchild was able to take the project to successful production launch where multiple other PD firms couldn't. Learn more

GoBout Multi-dispenser

For: GoBout

GoBout is a personal hygiene product which stores many different liquids (shampoo, body wash, lotion, conditioner, etc.) in one simple container rather than many. GoBout hired Brainchild Engineering to design their product from scratch, working closely together to develop and refined product that is as simple as can be. Learn more

E-Z Leaf Yard Tool

For: E-Z Leaf

Raking leaves can be a pain. But with the E-Z Leaf, at least that pain won’t be in your back! Inventor Charles Richison approached Brainchild with a novel idea and a hand-made prototype. What he got in return was a production-ready design that’s optimized for low-cost manufacturing.We take the most direct route possible to bring our customers to efficient mass production.

Softball Pitch Trainer

For: Spin Dr.

Invented by 4-time All-American USA Softball National team member Jamie Southern, the Spin Dr. training ball helps pitchers visualize and correct their pitches. We precisely engineered this product to mimic the feel and spin of a real ball while maintaining a geometric center of gravity (despite having a non-uniform shape). Learn more

SparkPod Handheld Showerhead

For: SparkPod

Leading premium showerhead manufacturer SparkPod approached Brainchild Engineering to create a super high-quality handheld showering experience without the super high price tag. We were able to cut down development time and cost using computational fluid dynamic simulations. We were able to design an extremely low-cost product thanks to manufacturing process optimization. Learn more

Design for Manufacturing Optimization

For: Detroit Audio Lab

Detroit Audio Lab offers a truly unique product: Premium speakers made with reclaimed wood from Detroit homes. Brainchild Engineering helped DAL scale their operation with efficient design-for-manufacturing, working together through concept and in-house rapid physical prototyping on a 3-axis CNC wood mill. Learn more

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Some of our Heavy Industrial Equipment

Folding Truck Stairs

For: Jack Doheny Companies

The JDC folding staircase offers improved job site safety to truck-based pipeline inspection crews. Starting with only a handful of measurements, Brainchild engineers designed, refined, and prototyped the industrial staircase to perfection. 3D CAD, FEA simulation, DFMA, and extensive in-house prototyping were all employed to launch the customer into successful production.

CFT Vermicomposter

For: Michigan Soilworks

Michigan Soilworks is breaking new ground in the vermicomposting industry with their new CFT (continuous flow-through) blade module. Creating the most efficient motorized rig in the industry requires precision engineering. Working closely with MSW, we developed, prototyped, and optimized their cutting edge automatic drivetrain, offering cost-effective solutions for soil life operations. Learn more

Frequently Asked Questions

How are we different from other "invention companies"?


Sadly, the invention industry has earned a reputation for taking advantage of inventors. Our philosophy is to educate inventors before they become our clients - and only provide solutions that provide the full picture, not just bits and pieces. Learn more about our team here.


Do I need to get a patent before I tell anyone about my idea?


Most inventors massively misunderstand how patents work, and waste huge amounts of money as a result. Click here to learn more about patents and secrecy!


How do I know you won't steal my idea?


We'll never ask you to disclose your idea to us unless you yourself want to. Legally, we're bound by a non-disclosure agreement when we work with you. But practically, our company would be done for the moment we stole anyone's idea.


When should I make a prototype?


It depends on your approach to inventing. If you want to license your idea, you most likely don't need a prototype at all. If you're going the manufacturing route, you'll eventually need a prototype, but we highly recommend getting market validation first!


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Let us Help You Build and Launch Your First Physical Product

"After spending years helping inventors and startups design and launch products into mass production, I finally realized why mastering the product development and launch process is the difference between success and failure."

DAN ENGERER

Director | Brainchild Engineering



B.S. Mechanical Engineering

M.S. Mechatronic Systems


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215 E. Main St. Suite B

Northville, MI 48167

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215 E. Main St. Suite B

Northville, MI 48167

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