PRODUCT DESIGN

COVID-19 DESIGN INNOVATION GRANT

The International Design Awards, in collaboration with the European Product Design Awards, recently issued a call for entries to the Covid-19 Design Innovation Grant, as a way to find and support those who were working to provide innovative solutions to tackle some of the most pressing problems and needs during the Coronavirus Pandemic. The response was overwhelming, with hundreds of creative designs submitted from all over the world.

Our thanks appreciation go out to all of those who used their time and skill and passion to help meet the needs of their community and the world during this truly challenging time.

Below are the Top 10 picks in the category of Product Design, which invite product designers to design ventilators or other life-saving equipment that can be affordably produced and distributed.

The Winner of the $5,000 Grant is David Bassetti - Positive Air Pressure Respirator. Congratulations!

Top 10 Product Design Entries:

Daniela Hazel Ruiz López

Product Design

It was decided to design a low-cost mechanical ventilator that could be manufactured in a short time. The objective is that every time a ventilator is delivered, two people can ... Read more

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Federica Marrella Cecilia Polonara

Product Design

With the project Airwal , the team wants to take advatage of sterile and sanitised air flow in such a manner that can create an invisible pod and act ... Read more

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Kirk Wilhelmsen

Product Design

The APOGEE (mAss-PrOduced Gravity drivE vEntilator) prototype design will cost no more than $1,000 to produce and requires only a source of 12V power, compressed air, compressed oxygen, and tap ... Read more

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Rron Cena

Product Design

VentCore is an open source ventilator project designed and developed by Formon in Prishtina, Kosovo. The purpose of this ventilator is automate the operation of BVM (bag-valve-mask) in a simple, inexpensive ... Read more

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Thomas Kilmar

Product Design

Venti. Open source ventilator design for mass production. The design is based on the requirements released by MHRA regulatory agency. A prototype video is available at https://venti.builders along with all technical documentation. The ... Read more

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Daniil Frants

Product Design

We are a team of university students, engineers, and medical professionals designing a cost-effective ventilator that can be mass-produced in order to address the impending shortage due to the spread ... Read more

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Michal Swoboda

Product Design

Y-Vent is a pressure-triggered, 3D printable, disposable, emergency ventilator. The device has no moving parts and consists of 2 pieces of plastic. It can be powered from standard hospital compressed ... Read more

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Genie Anggita

Product Design

PortaVen is the compact and simpler version of general ventilators, a collaborative development by inter-discipline parties between industrial designers, bio-medical expertises, and public hospital in Surabaya City, Indonesia. This device is ... Read more

David Bassetti

Product Design

This is a Positive Air Pressure Respirator( PAPR ) designed with off the shelf parts. Initially we started making molds for the silicon mask..then found a supplier, bought the silicon ... Read more

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Curtis Kline

Product Design

There are not enough ventilators for COVID-19 patients in any country, let alone in developing countries that lack the capital resources of the developed world. These countries too often depend ... Read more

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