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SureShot / Smart medical supply chain

SureShot
SureShot

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2020

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2020

This product helps government bodies and pharmaceutical manufacturers monitor the use of vaccines in developing countries. The system uses machine learning to identify geolocation, other details related to the recipient, and information on the medical provider. A thermochromic material layer in the syringe also helps determine if an individual product is likely to fail in cold-chain. The adhesive layer on the label lets it double as a bandage after injection. The SureShot mobile app allows consumers to scan the vaccine syringe before injection to quickly acquire relevant information.

When we designed SureShot, we were thinking of the millions of people who are deprived of basic health care and safe medicine. We believe design has a huge role to play in alleviating some of the most critical humanitarian crises. In times such as these, we would like to express our deep gratitude to all medical professionals for their hard work in making our world safe and healthy.
Winner Statement
University

MIT

MIT
Cambridge MA, United States

Yujie Wang,
MIT School of Architecture and Planning

Adolphus Yik Chun Lau,
Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong

Rachel Smith,
MIT Media Lab

Xiaoyue Gong,
MIT Operations Research Center