The award has been bagged by an Indian healthcare company for the first time
NOIDA-based startup venture, Innovation Meditech Pvt Ltd has won the prestigious international iF Design Award 2016 from Germany for Vertex Mammography Medical Device in Discipline Professional Concept.
The award has been bagged by an Indian healthcare company for the first time. It shares the award with design firm Universal Designovation Lab LLP.
These Indian companies were chosen for this award from 5,295 entries sent by 2,458 participants from 53 countries and evaluated by a jury comprising 58 international experts. The Design firm Universal Designovation Lab LLP is led by Indian designers, Bhavin R Dabhi (Head-Machine Design) and Bhagvanji M Sonagra (Head – Product Design). Manufacturing of the product is taken care of by GP Singh Shekhawat (Director) and Rajiv Agarwal (Director) from Innovation Meditech. The awards are a true acknowledgement of excellence, innovation and originality of Indian design. The iF Design Award Winner Logo signifies outstanding achievements in design.
The iF Product Design Award was introduced in 1954 and is annually conferred by the iF International Forum Design. Every year iF attracts more than 2,000 product entries from around 37 nations, which are judged by renowned experts, with the best of them receiving an iF seal of outstanding design quality. The best of the best are awarded with an iF award, known as the ‘Design Oscar’.
Singh collected the award at the iF design award night held on February 26, at BMW Welt in Munich, Germany.
Jury statement about Vertex Mammography
Vertex Mammography is a specific type of imaging that uses a low-dose X-ray system to examine breasts. Doctors can use this device easily and effectively. This product is designed for all women so it has the best height adjustment features. The product’s aesthetics are rich and trendy. The device colour is a blend of lime green and white. The intention of using these colours in a medical device is to provide a feeling in the female users that they are healthy and lively. The USP of the product is its ability to adapt to its own dimensions.
About the product
What is Vertex Mammography used for?
Vertex Digital mammography, is a mammography system in which the X-ray film is replaced by solid-state detectors that convert X-rays into electrical signals. These detectors are similar to those found in digital cameras. The electrical signals are used to produce images of the breast that can be seen on a computer screen or printed on special film.
What problem does it solve?
Vertex Mammography is a specific type of imaging system that uses a low-dose X-ray method to examine breasts. A mammography exam also known as a mammogram is used to aid in the early detection and diagnosis of breast diseases in women with symptoms such as a lump, pain or nipple discharge.
What are the benefit for the users?
Vertex Mammography provides accuracy in detection of breast cancers alongwith comfort. The device easy-to-use and is highly effective. The product is designed for all women so it has the best height adjustment features and offers ease-of-movement. High grade ergonomics has been used to give maximum comfort to the user.
What makes it special compared to its counterparts?
Vertex Mammography has been designed for the use of all women. The product aesthetics are rich and trendy. The colour of the device is a combination of lime green and white. The intention of use of lime green colour in medical device is to giving feeling to the women user that they are healthy and lively. The product has an ability to become smaller or larger to suit its dimensions. So it offers space advantage. Its ability to compress and go up to its full length can be a vital design difference compared to the standard available for mammography.
About the company
Innovation Meditech has a team of highly qualified and competent professionals that are headed by an adroit management. The organisation has high quality manpower with expertise and skills. It organises internal induction programs and training sessions, which facilitate the process of job rotation and quick career growth. The company’s dynamic, highly skilled and enthusiastic workforce toil hard to maintain excellence in the services they offer. A motivated team focuses on ensuring that each engagement meets the high standards of the company. The company plans to manufacture Vertex X-Ray Mammography at its facility in Delhi/ NCR. The product will be available by in the Indian market by the end of 2017.