Medical & Health Care
Discover the latest innovations in Medical & Health Care awarded by the German Design Council.
»Alprep Pad« is a sterile two-in-one cleansing and debridement tool. The open structure of the dark grey foam is for loosening. The light grey softer foam is for absorbing and capturing. Designed for improved absorption. Unique slit design increases the absorption and captures loosened slough, non-viable tissue and biofilms in the foam. The special triangular shape makes for comfortable handling. Coloplast A/S was awarded Special Mention in the German Design Awards 2022.
The »3-in-1 electro therapy device TT 200 / TT 205« stands out with its functional design, as it is compact, portable and designed as a real all-around talent. It can be used with twenty-two preprograms, forty intensity levels in the form of TENS, EMS and massage and in three massage programs. The EMS and TENS therapy is designed for optimal pain therapy and pain relief in nine body regions. medisana GmbH was awarded Special Mention in the German Design Awards 2022.
The design of »Spokar XM« aims to achieve functionality while using a minimum amount of material. The geometric, chamfered X-shape of the handle on these small interdental cleaners is noticeable when viewed in profile. This feature supports the natural position of thumb and index finger when holding the brush. With its compact construction, the plastic shaft also aids a secure grip. Spojené kartáčovny a.s. was awarded Special Mention in the German Design Awards 2022.
»InvaSoft® Hybrid« is an innovative support mattress with advanced hybrid technology to manage the critical factors associated with pressure injuries for patients in healthcare. The product’s unique combination of materials and technologies within its modular construction has a European patent pending. Invacare was awarded Special Mention in the German Design Awards 2022.
The revolutionary »S200« stairlift from TK Home Solutions B.V. is the result of five years of design development. Packed with advances, it brings unrivalled ergonomics. It establishes the patented ASL (Advanced Swivel Levelling) system as unique: seat and footrest rotate together ensuring the closest distance to the staircase and getting on and off without twisting the body. TK Home Solutions was awarded Special Mention in the German Design Awards 2022.
The rearrangement of the assemblies made it possible to develop a closed and therefore sterile rounding machine for production in the pharmaceutical industry. The complexity of the machine has been reduced and the focus has been shifted to the control window for evaluating the rounding result. Maschinenfabrik H. Schlüter GmbH was awarded Special Mention in the German Design Awards 2022.
The new »Modula« Europa ear, nose and throat treatment unit, combines the highest standards of hygiene with an outstanding ergonomic design. Selected high-quality materials and customized design ensure an optimized workflow. Elaborate details like the height-adjustable swivel arm for all instruments and the secretion jar, shaped like a docking station, enhance it. Heinemann Medizintechnik GmbH was awarded Special Mention in the German Design Awards 2022.
The new dental compressor provides higher output power, has a high-end bacteria filter and improved cooling. Dental compressors work oil-free air and demand the highest reliability. The design represents powerful dynamics that need not be noisy and realizes a defined air intake geometry and cooling covers at the cylinders. So heat losses are reduced and the service life of the compressor is increased. Dürr Dental SE was awarded Special Mention in the German Design Awards 2022.
All-in-1 Bluetooth earbud allowing users to make calls, while continuously monitoring the user to check for fever, shortness of breath and fatigue, which are key early symptoms of COVID-19. It can continuously send data to backend servers, to detect COVID-19 risks early for optimal management of the workplace and employees’ health. Actywell Digital Limited was awarded Special Mention in the German Design Awards 2022.
»VOLA RS11«: The new non-contact dispenser for desinfectants, foam and liquid soap is the perfect invitation to disinfect the hands in offices, in retails and in the hospitality industry. The »RS11« is available in three configurations: free-standing, for wall mounting and as a table model. Each model fits perfectly in all environments. It is available in all VOLA colors and surfaces. VOLA A/S was awarded Special Mention in the German Design Awards 2022.
The »CELLCYTE X« is a next-generation solution for live-cell imaging and understanding the kinetic profile of cellular processes. Cells remain undisturbed in the incubator during imaging, and the onboard software automates acquiring, analyzing and quantifying data based on user-defined parameters to take the research a step further. CYTENA was awarded Special Mention in the German Design Awards 2022.
Despite its minimalist aesthetic and compact size, the »UP.SIGHT« encompasses many functions in one, including single-cell dispensing and imaging, making it the ideal benchtop solution for image-based proof of monoclonality during cell line development. Beyond time, space and cost savings, the advanced onboard software seamlessly automates experiment runs for walkaway operation and ensures a clonality probability of >99.99%. CYTENA was awarded Special Mention in the German Design Awards 2022.
At-home NightView wrist blood pressure monitor automatically measures nighttime blood pressure as a user sleeps. Nocturnal hypertension is a high-risk factor in developing stroke and heart attack. Previously, nocturnal BP could only be monitored with a prescribed 24-hour ambulatory upper arm monitor. NightView fits the wrist comfortably, reducing the user’s stress and feeling of restraint. OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd. was awarded Special Mention in the German Design Awards 2022.
»Bellabeat Ivy HR« is a health tracker designed for women. Its unique blend of edgy, marble-like surface, diamond-shaped base, glossy stainless-steel details, and soft silicone straps, houses the latest technology and monitors your biometrics and lifestyle data. Connected to the Bellabeat app, it provides a full wellness coaching experience helping women enhance their self-care routines. Bellabeat Inc was awarded Special Mention in the German Design Awards 2022.
The »hm 4000 DC-VI« was developed for the special requirements of the medical sector and the pharmaceutical industry and is ideally suited for use in cleanrooms. The well engineered stainless steel housing is poor in joints or niches and can be cleaned hygienically. The use of low-emission and abrasion-resistant components prevents harmful air pollution. hawo GmbH was awarded Special Mention in the German Design Awards 2022.
The hygienic entrance gate »SAFEGATE« enables a secure access to buildings and events and provides an optimal prevention. Hand disinfection, measuring of the body temperature, check of protective masks, as well as data control (GDPR compliant) and access control are completed automatically and quickly. The modular system is designed to be used intuitively, cleaned easily and build up rapidly. SafeGate GmbH was awarded as winner in the German Design Awards 2022.
»KardiaMobile 6L« device is the first and only six-lead personal ECG that detects more arrhythmias than any other personal ECG device. »KardiaMobile 6L« is the world’s most clinically-validated personal ECG solution and provides instant detection of atrial fibrillation, the most common arrhythmia and one associated with a highly elevated risk of stroke, and other arrhythmias. AliveCor was awarded as winner in the German Design Awards 2022.
MESI mTABLET | MESI – Simplifying Diagnostics
»MESI mTABLET« is a wireless diagnostic solution combining ECG, Ankle-Brachial Index, Toe-Brachial Index, pulse oximetry, spirometry and blood pressure measurements. Due to its portability, modularity and compact design, the system can be effortlessly integrated into all types of healthcare environments, from home care to hospitals. It offers extensive analysis options, patient record database, and secure sharing for a second opinion. MESI, Ltd. was awarded Gold in the German Design Awards 2022.
The Safe Checkpoint Tower offers a safe, hygienic access solution for automated entrances. The door does not open until the person has disinfected their hands or the camera has recognised that the person is wearing the required mask. An increased body temperature can be measured without contact using the integrated optical camera. dormakaba International Holding AG
Tradition. Innovation. Vertrauen.
The market for medical cannabis is still young and characterised by many uncertainties among patients, doctors and pharmacists. We want to change that! In the process of launching the brand, we developed and designed a wide variety of communication tools for imc. In an omnichannel approach, we control analogue and digital channels and position the brand as an expert for all topics related to the use of medical cannabis. Adjupharm GmbH was awarded as winner in the German Brand Awards 2021.
Willkommen - Gesundheitszentrum Fricktal
For the interdisciplinary Breast Centre Rheinfelden, the task was to create a corporate identity that reflects the holistic approach of the Breast Centre. As the central component of the brand, a comprehensive website was implemented with special attention to the community aspect, where readers can expect weekly articles surrounding the topic of breast cancer. Gesundheitszentrum Fricktal AG was awarded as winner in the German Brand Awards 2021.
Erbe is considered as one of the founders of electronic surgery. After 160 years’ experience, the brand was repositioned worldwide with the help of Bartenbach AG. A comprehensive rework of the brand identity was followed by a visual realignment and an all-encompassing, distinctive corporate design. A consistent brand approach across all communication channels online and offline. Erbe Elektromedizin GmbH was awarded as winner in the German Brand Awards 2021.
Bloggerherzen für Füße
A company, mainly focussing on B2B-marketing, a brand with products almost exclusively used by older people and a subject, barely acknowledged in younger generations – that’s all in the past. The campaign »GEHWOL Testerclub« cleverly used unusual influencer marketing to create high and sustainable brand awareness and enthusiastically present the topic of »footcare« to a younger target group. Eduard Gerlach GmbH was awarded as winner in the German Brand Awards 2021.
brainLight für die Helden*innen der Nation
brainLight GmbH helps people around the world to find their personal centre and balance. The respective tools are holistic relaxation systems that help users unwind at the touch of a button. The company views Life Balance as a corporate as well as a societal task. The Corona-CSR-Project »brainLight for the nation’s heroes« was born from this mindset. brainLight GmbH was awarded as winner in the German Brand Awards 2021.