HONG KONG SAR, RIAUGREEN.COM – Media outreach – Since its first outfit, James Dyson Award has given over £1 million to young engineers and scientists around the world and supported over 300 outstanding inventions. This year, Sir James Dyson has selected two global winners, receiving £30,000 each, and one runner-up, receiving £5,000 in prize money, to support the next stage of their invention.
“Each year, the James Dyson Award for design confirms that young people are passionate about improving the environment of the planet, solving environmental and medical problems. Some people talked about problems that interested them, but these young inventors often did something more practical. They work tirelessly to solve problems using smart engineering, science and design,” Sir James Dyson said in his statement, Wednesday (16/11/2022).
international winner – SmartHEAL, created by Tomasz Raczynski, Dominik Baraniecki and Piotr Walter
SmartHEAL is a smart dressing sensor invented by students of Warsaw University of Technology in Poland, which can identify wound healing by measuring the pH value of the dressing.
Sustainability winner – Polyformer, discovered by Swaleh Owais and Reiten Cheng
The Polyformer is a machine invented by students at McMaster University in Canada that can recycle plastic bottles and provide affordable 3D printed materials for developing regions.
International vice-champion – Ivvy, created by Charlotte Blancke
Ivvy is a portable replacement for existing IV pole devices, increasing patient comfort and mobility, invented Charlotte Blancke of the University of Antwerp, Belgium.
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