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Coral Reef Rescuer / Environmental protection

Coral Reef Rescuer
Coral Reef Rescuer

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2020

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2020

Coral reefs have been severely damaged by overfishing, marine pollution, and ocean warming. A recent UN report states that a third of coral reefs are at risk. This mother-son-style robot is designed to assist in the repair of coral reefs. The jellyfish-like son robot gathers information on the type and degree of damage to the coral reefs, then brings this information back to the Manta Ray-like mother robot which analyses it and decides on a repair strategy. The mother also carries a load of oyster-based bio-cement, which the son robot to perform 3D printing repair operations on the damaged coral.

This is an unbelievable winning news! We are honored to win iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2020, and we will try our best to become better designers!
Winner Statement
University

Nanchang University

Nanchang University
Nanchang, China

Yihan Liu,
Nanchang University

Yang Zhang,
Nanchang University

Qi Li,
Nanchang University