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AURA / Product


AURA is a watertap designed for covering the needs of surgeons and nurses to be able to do a right surgical hand washing. It is meant to be installed both before entering the operation room and around the hospital area.

It is a strong new concept because it helps the actual situation in many ways:
- Allows hands to be higher than elbows. (More hygienic and better ergonomics)
- It is used with no contact need. Nurses or doctors are free of touchpoints where bacteria grows.
- It is also easy to clean and reduces spillage.
- Keeps the doctor informed in a stressful situation through a simple display with information about time (duration of use)


Umeå Institute of Design

Umeå Institute of Design
Umeå, Sweden

Alejandro Mandrión Moreno,
Umeå Institute of Design