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Erdmann Design hosts Reflexion workshop on Human-centered Design
Brugg, Switzerland:- Award-winning design and engineering agency Erdmann Design will co-host a Reflexion workshop on Human-Centered Design (HCD) aimed at medical and pharma professionals.
The two-hour workshop, organized in collaboration with NeoRescue®, will be staged in Erdmann’s HCD laboratory in Brugg on the afternoon of August 7, 2020, followed by a networking session.
The sessions will focus on HCD theory and methodology and how they can be applied to the life sciences.
Lifebox case study
As a case study, the Reflexion will focus on the fast-track development of NeoRescue’s unique Lifebox infant rescue container that applied Erdmann’s HCD methods and expertise along with support from the Aargau High Tech Center.
Lifebox was inspired by a serious fire in 2015 in a neonatal unit of Aarau Cantonal Hospital in which dozens of babies were placed in peril. The incident highlighted lack of a purpose-designed solution for safely carrying infants out of heat and fume-filled environments. Lifebox is now poised to go into full production with several fire departments and hospitals among prospective customers.
This Reflexion workshop is the latest in an ‘Open House’ series hosted over the years by Erdmann, which regularly invites clients and design-focused students and developers to its Human Centered Design Lab in Brugg, to share insights, latest achievements and build a HCD Network community.
Leaders of the Lifebox project will discuss and show their learnings during the workshop, which will also provide an opportunity to meet leading members of the Erdmann Design team.
Participation in the workshop is free of charge with registration online (see Resources).
About Erdmann Design
Erdmann Design AG (Erdmann) offers award-winning human-centered Design and Engineering services that are particularly applicable to Life Sciences and Med Tech applications. including devices, control systems, delivery, production systems and packaging solutions.
The Erdmann Design Approach are built around Innovation, Human Centric Design underpinned by usability engineering and testing and Branding Expertise, bringing tightly knit and dynamic design teams to focus on innovation and real customer needs, with particular expertise in high-risk in technologies in Medical and Pharmaceutical Procedures.
Erdmann Design was founded in Brugg, in the Swiss canton of Aargau, close to Zurich, in 1978 by industrial designer Raimund Erdmann, who still leads the company. Since then, it has won more than 50 outstanding awards for its work with companies worldwide.
Further information at: https://erdmann.ch/homepage_e.html
About NeoRescue® GmbH
Based at Unterentfelden in the Canton of Aargau in Switzerland, NeoRescue® GmbH is an organisation whose mission is to work for the safety and rescue of infants in emergency situations.
NeoRescue has developed its unique Lifebox® emergency rescue container for infants as a way to evacuate them more securely from fires and toxic environments, as well as in extremes of heat and cold.
The sealable Lifebox can accommodate up to two infants at a time and has an overpressure system to provide breathing air and prevent ingress of smoke or fumes. It can also accommodate monitoring devices.
NeoRescue® also provides training, evacuation planning, expert advice, and other services focused on infants safety and rescue.