Food is one of the basic needs of a human. If the ingestion of food on the natural way is not possible an enteral feeding pump is inserted as a device. Thomas developed an enteral metering pump as an innovativ medical product. The pump is characterised through innovative spirit, know-how and suggestions for improvement from users during the process of development. Result: a product that is easy to handle, safe, robust and reliable. The product differs clearly from competitor products in its quality and function.