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Timesco Callisto / Laryngoscope handle

Timesco Callisto
Timesco Callisto

Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

Stainless steel, laryngoscopes, unchanged for 50 years are disposed of after use and in developing countries cost and energy source are significant issues. The challenge was to improve access and availability of laryngoscopes by significantly reducing costs whilst improving functionality and ergonomics and reducing cross infection. Creating a new esthetic, appropriate to the nature of its innovation, ensured greater acceptance by a market notoriously traditional in its response to new forms and in particular the use of polymers over more traditional metals and a disposable in-built power supply.

  • ASSESMENT CRITERIA Aesthetics, Usability + Ergonomics, Environmental impact

  • TARGET GROUPS Trade / Industry

  • TARGET REGIONS Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, North America, South America

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME up to 12 months


Client / Manufacturer

Timesco Ltd.

Timesco Ltd.
Basildon, United Kingdom



Cardiff, United Kingdom

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