Unsupported browser

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Sign up for
an Award

Participate with your entry in one of our professional or student awards.

Sign up for an award

Sign up for
a Profile

Create your own profile and publish it in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.

Sign up for a profile

Learn more:

iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE
(free of charge)

Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

Publish your project

airbuddy / CPAP device

airbuddy
airbuddy

airbuddy - A gentle solution for preterm infants undergoing CPAP treatment. More and more premature babies are born in our world, and they need our help to get a fresh start in their lifes. They need our help to be able to breath with their undeveloped lungs. Today’s CPAP - equipment (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) adds constant physical pressure to the body resulting in wounds around the nose and head deformations. Airbuddy addresses all related problems, solving physical issues as well as enhancing bonding with parents and simplifies the daily work of doctors and nurses.

University

Umeå Institute of Design

Umeå Institute of Design
Umeå, Sweden

Anton Hoffman,
Umeå Institute of Design

Malin Andersson,
Umeå Institute of Design

GO TO PROFILE