A' Medical Design Award

A' Medical Design Award is an international, juried design accolade established to recognize and promote good medical designs.

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What is A' Medical Design Award

A' Medical Design Award

A' Medical Design Award is the materialized form of respect, love and affection for your good medical design.

Good medical design deserves great recognition.

A' Medical Design Award is your tool of choice to advertise, publicize and promote your good medical designs, to make your great medical designs publicly known, appreciated and loved in all countries, in all languages, so that you and your good medical design work gets the righteous attention you truly deserve and entitled to.

A' Medical Design Award ’s media exposure provides victorious designers with the chance to attain national and international fame, to honor them as well as to incentivize them, but most importantly, to help their work reach their true potential.

It is free to sign-up for A' Medical Design Award, it is free to upload your medical design and it is free, anonymous, confidential and obligation-free to obtain a preliminary score, before you nominate your work for A' Medical Design Award consideration.

FAME, PRESTIGE, PUBLICITY
Dominate Medical design Industry by winning a prestigious, respected and coveted award that gets you published and promoted worldwide.


TROPHY, CERTIFICATE, YEARBOOK
Claim your 3D Metal Printed Medical design Award Trophy, your Certificate of Medical design Excellence and Your Yearbook of Award-Winning Projects.


EXHIBITION, PR & GALA-NIGHT
Empower your medical designs with an unmatched, world-class public relations programme. Get exhibited in Italy and internationally. Get invited to the Gala. Get famous.


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CardioGraphe Ct Scanner
Gait Analysis Robot Medical Health Measurement System
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MyLab 9 Ultrasound system
MESO® QuickPlex SQ 120 Multiplex Imager
Technokosmeda 5000X Cosmetic appliances
VINNO Family Compact Ultrasound Scanning Devices
Aquila hematology analyzer
Vibrolith RBST Electro-pneumatic lithotripter
LedMax LED Curing Light
Transformer Powered Surgical Stapler
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SEE THE WINNERS
A' Medical Design Award winner showcase is a source of amazing and unlimited inspiration and creativity, for designers and design lovers alike.


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VEDI I VINCITORI
Affluent customers and design buyers regularly check A' Design Award winner showcase, featuring 16.576 winners in all categories, to find latest, trendsetting products, projects, arts and design.


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YOU TOO CAN BE A WINNER.
Good medical design deserves great recognition, if you have a good medical design, nominate it for A' Medical Design Award, and you too may become a winner and get your design recognized, respected, promoted and advertised worldwide.


Vision

VISION
Highlight, Advertise & Advocate good design, designers and design oriented companies for a better future. A' Medical Design Award aims to channel the attention of press, interactive medias, design critics, distributors and buyers to the award winners.


Mission

MISSION
Provide a fair, ethical and competitive platform for companies, designers and innovators from all fields with different experience levels, different disciplines and market focus to compete on. A' Medical Design Award aims to provide a global audience for award winners to showcase their success and talents to.


Action

ACTION
The A' Medical Design Award is not just an award, it is the indicator of quality and perfection in design, the A' Medical Design Award is recognized worldwide and takes the attention of design oriented companies, professionals and interest groups.


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WHO IS AWARDED?
The A' Medical Design Award is given to best designs; all concept stage, prototype and finished works are considered.


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UNIQUE TROPHY
The A' Medical Design Award Trophy was designed to be realized by the newest production techniques in order to underline the innovative content of winners.


Medical design Innovation

HIGLIGHTING INNOVATION
The A' Medical Design Award Trophies are realized by 3D metal printing of stainless steel. Platinum and Gold Trophies and are electro plated in gold color.


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WHAT IS AWARDED?
You can nominate original and innovative medical design work designed within the last 5 years; including but not limited to medical products, devices and projects, analysis and diagnostics equipment, pharmaceutical products and machinery, scientific instruments and research equipment as well as their packaging and communication.


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WHO IS AWARDED?
The A' Medical Design Award is open to all, especially accepting nominations from industrial designers, scientific instrument manufacturers, medical device producers and research equipment brands.


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WHEN IS AWARDED?
There are six entry periods, First, Early, Standard, Late, Last, Omega. It is recomended to join before the end of Late Entry Deadline, that is on February 28th. Results are announced every year, starting from April 15th.


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THE EXHIBITION
The Museum of Outstanding Design, the moving design museum was founded by A' Design Award & Competition in order to exhibit the award-winning medical designs in Italy and abroad, internationally.


Exhibit of award-winning designs

ARE YOU IN THE MOOD?
Eligible A' Medical Design Award winners are provided free of charge exhibition space in the MOOD. No matter how big or small your medical design, it will be exhibited.


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WE DO IT FOR YOU
If you are unable to send a physical version of your award-winning medical design, A' Medical Design Award will prepare a large poster presentation and exhibit your work on behalf of you.


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Exhibition of award-winning designs in India
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Exhibition of awarded designs in China
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International design exhibition

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION
A' Design Award works hard to exhibit all award-winning medical designs multiple countries each year to ensure your medical design is respectfully and fully exhibited worldwide.


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TRAVELING THE CONTINENTS
For each international design exhibition, as well as for exhibition of your medical designs in Italy, you will be given a certificate of exhibition that may be relevant for your academic progression.


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SHOWCASING YOUR WORKS
We will also provide you with photos of your works from the international medical design exhibitions we organize, and you may find these photos useful in promoting your medical design to your audiences.


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40X40 EXHIBITIONS
40x40 Exhibitions are international good design exhibitions featuring outstanding works of 40 Designers from 40 Countries.


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PROVIDES MORE EXPOSURE
The A' Medical Design Award Winners are invited to take part in 40x40 Exhibitions by sending their works, acceptence is subject to the exhibition curator.


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POWER TO YOU
The A' Medical Design Award laureates are also empowered to host and curate 40x40 Exhibitions, allowing them to take the center stage as the curators.


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MUSEO DEL DESIGN
Museo del Design, the super contemporary design museum located in Como, Italy will be accepting select A' Medical Design Award winning works to its permanent collection.


Exhibition of designs in the museum

WINNER'S EXHIBITION
All A' Medical Design Award Winners will also be exhibited at Museo del Design at the annual A' Design Award Winner's Exhibition that is organized at the end of each edition.


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FOR GENERAL AUDIENCES
The A' Medical Design Award Exhibition at Museo del Design, located right behind Villa Olmo, allows the award-winning works to get exposed to affluent design-loving tourists visiting Como, Italy.


Award Certificate

THE CERTIFICATE
Eligibile award-winning medical designs are given a unique framed certificate, printed on heavy paper, featuring the name of the awarded work, achievement status and the designer.


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EXPLAINS THE AWARD
The A' Medical Design Award Winners' Certificate explains type of award won, and is signed by the President, Vice-President and Jury Coordinator of A' Design Award.


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FEATURES A QR CODE
The A' Medical Design Award Certificate features a QR Code which could be scanned by QR Code Readers in order to check the validity of the certificate.


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THE YEARBOOK
Our own publishing house, the DesignerPress was founded by A' Design Award in order to disseminate the award-winning medical designs.


Award-winning designs yearbook

SEND TO PRESS
The Hardcopy version of the A' Design Award Winner Designs Yearbook is distributed to key press members, universities and design associations.


Yearbook of good designs

YOU ARE IN
All A' Medical Design Award Winner Designs are included in the winners' yearbook free of charge, laureates of the A' Medical Design Award are further listed as co-editors of the book.


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HARDCOVER & DIGITAL
The A' Medical Design Award Winners Annual Yearbook are available as hard-copy editions in addition to digital editions, designed, registered, printed and distributed in Italy, in English.


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DIGITAL PRINTING
The A' Medical Design Award books are full color digital printed to acid-free paper to preserve the designs' presentation qualities for long periods of time, and are great additions to any design library.


Co-editors page of the design book

GET & CHECK IT
The Hardcopy versions of the winner's yearbooks are distributed to laureates of the A' Medical Design Award free of charge and are further available for sale at select retailers and museum shops.


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Gala-Night Guests
Gala-Night Music
Gala-Night Ceremony
Gala-Night Celebration
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Gala-Night Venue

THE GALANIGHT
A' Medical Design Award organizes a unique Galanight & Award Ceremony near the beautiful Como Lake in Italy for winner designers.


Gala-Night Location

EVERYONE IS HERE
Press Members, Industry Leads, Prominent Designers and Companies are all invited in order to create networking opportunities for winners.


Gala-Night Reception

YOU ARE INVITED
Eligible A' Medical Design Award winners are able to participate the Gala-Night and Award-Ceremony free of charge, together with a guest of their choice.


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Design Award Ceremony Garden
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Award Ceremony Location
Gala-Night Red Carpet

RED CARPET
A' Medical Design Award Galanight & Award Ceremony is super exclusive, black-tie, red-carpet event.


Gala-Night Stage

BLACK TIE
Very Important People, Ambassadors, Influential Journalists and Industry Juggernauts are provided VIP invitations.


Gala-Night Awarding Ceremony

FULL GLAMOUR
Each and every eligible A' Medical Design Award winners are called to stage to celebrate their success.


Guests of design award ceremony

LA NOTTE PREMIO A'
Celebration occassion exclusively reserved for top A' Medical Design Award winners. Hosted in addition to our Galanight to celebrate the "Designer of the Year" title.


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ARS FUTURA CULTURA
AIBA, ISPM, IBSP, IAD, ICCI and IDC boards meet to discuss strategies and policies to advance the design discipline. A' Medical Design Award winners may reserve their seat to join the meetings.


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ARTS FOR FUTURE
Ars Futura Cultura means arts cultivate the future, that is why A' Design Award & Competition invest heavily in promoting good design, art and architecture every year.


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Designer posing in front of design award gala-night wall
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WORLD DESIGN CONSORTIUM
World Design Consortium is a global design, architecture, innovation and engineering agency, winner of tens of thousands of awards.


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GOOD IN EVERYTHING
World Design Consortium have uniquely specialized members in each and every industry, especially medical design, thanks to its world-class members representing the very brightest in all fields.


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MEMBERS IN ALL COUNTRIES
Winners of the A' Medical Design Award are invited to join the World Design Consortium. WDC Partners rely on each other to expand the range of services and capabilities they offer professionally.


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PATRONS & SPONSORS
Over the years, A' Medical Design Award have earned the patronage of many prestigious institutions. While the sponsors and patrons vary every year, the awards had been previously endorsed by institutions such as: BEDA, Bureau of European Design Associations, Politecnico di Milano University, Como Municipality Culture Department and Ragione Lombardia, among other respectable and reputable organizations.


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INVESTMENT
Taking part in the A' Medical Design Award is almost totally risk free through preliminary checking service which is provided completely free of charge to each entrant, and A' Medical Design Award does not ask further fees from winners. The A' Medical Design Award spends most of its operating income for promoting its winners, creating a collective impacts, equivalent advertisement value worth hundreds of millions of euros each year. Companies and designers use our the A' Medical Design Award Winner Logo to promote themselves and attract new leads.


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AWARD IN NUMBERS
The A' Medical Design Award is gaining significant popularity each year. Currently the A' Design Award has 179.097.146 page views, 179.387 members, 50.462 submissions, 1500 gala-night and exhibition participants, and winners from 122 countries. Updated numbers and statistics could be found at A' Design Award In-Numbers page. We believe numbers are important for designers to understand what it means to be a winner.


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THE A' AWARD JURY
A' Design Award Jury is truly great and powerful, composed of 227 leading professionals, influential press members and academics, each design is given importance and equal consideration during voting.


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EXPERIENCED & BALANCED JURY
A' Design Award Jury although changes every year features a balanced composition of professionals, journalists, scholars and entrepreneurs to ensure each design is voted from different perspectives.


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RESEARCH THROUGH VOTING
During the voting processes, A' Medical Design Award jury members fill a custom criteria survey, and thus indicate how a category should be voted in the future.


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THE A' METHODOLOGY
A' Medical Design Award features a highly developed, ethical methodology for voting with standardised scoring, voting criteria and more.


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STANDARDISED SCORE
A' Medical Design Award Scores are standardised based on the a) The Weights of Criteria, b) Average Score of Jury Members, c) Average Scores of All Years.


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INTUITIVE VOTING
A' Medical Design Award Jury votes online, therefore no one effects others' votes, the vothing panel is easy yet requires a careful analysis of the works to be voted.


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RESEARCH DRIVEN
A' Design Award and Competition was developed as a part of a Ph.D. thesis at Politecnico di Milano after analysis of over 800 Design Competitions.


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MORE RESEARCH
The A' Medical Design Award platform is constantly developed with survey results and through ongoing research in order to provide the most value for the winners.


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FAIR COMPETITION
A' Medical Design Award is not affiliated with any subculture, politic group, interest group or institution, and the jury is equally free during voting, your entry will be judged fairly.


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THE A' WINNERS' KIT
The A' Medical Design Award Winners Kit is separated into two pieces: 1. Public Relations and Reputation Services & 2. Package of Physical Components.


Winner kit box

THE PACKAGE
Eligible A' Medical Design Award Winners will receive their personalized Winners' Kit Package that include printed and framed award certificate, 3D printed metal award trophy, A' Design Award Winners Yearbook, Award-winner's Manual Booklet, A3 Posters and A3 Certificate, and more.


Winner kit package

FREE AT GALA
The A' Medical Design Award Winners' Kit is free and given to all pro-edition winners at the Gala-Night & Exhibition. If you are unable to join the gala-night and award celebration events, you can order shipment service to have your kit shipped to your address.


Highlight Your design value
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Gold Award Winner Logo
Silver Award Winner Logo

THE WINNER LOGO
Winners of the A' Medical Design Award are given the award-winner logo that they could implement in their communications and public relation campaigns.


Bronze Award Winner Logo

MANY FORMATS
The A' Design Award Winners' Logo is available in many formats and can be incorporated into all sorts of advertisements and marketing communications.


Iron Award Winner Logo

LIFETIME USAGE
The Winners' Logo is provided free of charge to all A' Medical Design Award winners, and A' Design Award and Competitions grants unlimited usage to winners, without yearly fees.


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Award Winner Ribbon
Award Winner Black Flag

ADDED VALUE
A' Medical Design Award Winner Logo highlights the additional design value embedded in your work.


Award Winner Red Flag

IN COMMUNICATIONS
To leverage their award-winner status and get further benefits, A' Medical Design Award Winners use the logos in their communications prominently and visibly.


Award Winner Logo

MAKES THE DIFFERENCE
The A' Design Award Winner Logo's is expected to create a positive impact during a client's decision towards you and your work, and is designed to orient consumers and customers towards a purchase.


Selection Badge
Platinum Trophy
Gold Trophy
Silver Trophy

SYMBOL OF EXCELLENCE
The A' Medical Design Award Winner Logo is an excellent symbol to communicate your medical design excellence.


Bronze Trophy

FOR ALL INDUSTRIES
There is a distinct award-winner logo for each industry, based on industry best practices, history and heritage.


Iron Trophy

FREE FOR WINNERS
Most awards require annual payments for logo license. A' Medical Design Award winners are able to use their winner logos free of charge without annual licensing fees.


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THE MEDIATION
Being an A' Medical Design Award winner is just the beginning, eligible laureates are provided with complimentary mediation and brokerage services.


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GENTLEMEN'S AGREEMENT
Designers are kind, polite individuals who might have difficulty in making contracts with businesses, but we will be there to help.


Design Mediator Signature

HELP WITH CONTRACTS
A' Design Award, together with Design Mediators, provides support to eligible designers in order to help form legal contracts with companies.


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SALONE DEL DESIGNER
A' Design Award has founded the Salone del Designer, with the sole purpose to provide a platform for winners to sell their designs.


Salone del Designer Website

THE PLATFORM
A' Medical Design Award Winner Designers can set a sales price and also customize their contracts for selling their award-winning designs through the Salone del Designer.


Salone del Designer Platform

LIST YOUR DESIGNS FOR SALE
The Salone del Designer platform access is provided free of charge to all winners, however only award-winning designs can be listed.


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THE DESIGNMEGASTORE
At DesignMegaStore winner designers and companies can sell any of their designs or products, not only winning entries.


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FREE FOR WINNERS
DesignerMegaStore normally requires a 500 € Registration fee, however the service is provided free of charge to all winners.


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%0 COMMISSION
The DesignMegaStore is not just free for winners, but also does not take any commissions from the sales of designs, products or projects.


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JOIN DESIGN TENDERS
Not just sell designs; but join design tenders to give quote for design and production of custom products, services and more for international buyers.

Sell Your Design

SELL HIGH-LEVEL SERVICES
Are you a manufacturer? Give price quotes to big buyers for turnkey design and manufacturing solutions. Are you a designer? Find high-profile requests.

Buy Design

EXCLUSIVE SERVICE
The BuySellDesign network is exclusive to A' Design Award Winners, who wish to provide services to worldwide clients.


Benefits for Award Winners

A special public relations campaign will be made for the Medical Design Design Award winners. Your design and your details will be communicated to thousands of press contacts, and also we will prepare a pr-kit for you. You can use this professionally prepared pr-kit to reach local press contacts. The winning design and the designer or the design studio will also be featured in the design annual and yearbook which is distributed by Design PR Wire to key figures in the design industry such as high-profile editors, press members and multi-national companies.


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PROOF OF CREATION
Can you prove that you are indeed the original creator of your work? The Proof of Creation certificate given by A' Design Award can help.


Protect Your Design

DULY SIGNED AND TIMESTAMPED
The Proof of Creation document is duly signed and timestamped to help prove that at a given time, you had the design concept in your hands.


Free Design Protection

FREE & EASY
A' Design Award provides an easy way to obtain your proof of creation, free to all participants. Please note that this is not a patent or registration.


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THE PR SERVICES
A' Medical Design Award winners are provided with numerous public relations and promotion services through DesignPRWire to celebrate their success.

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BEHIND THE CURTAINS
It is not just digital, throughout the year, DesignPRWire visits tradefairs and introduces winners to design oriented companies.

Press Kit for Designers

CONNECT WITH PRESS
With services such as press release preparation and distribution, again free of charge, A' Medical Design Award increases your connectivity with the media.


Medical Excellence.

Join A' Medical Design Award and communicate your good medical design values.


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PRESS RELEASE PREPARATION
A' Medical Design Award prepares a press release for all the winner designs, in addition also allows winners to upload their own releases to our platform.


Press Release Preparation

PRESS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION
Both press releases are distributed by DesignPRWire to a wide range of press members including both the traditional and digital media.


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IT IS FREE & HIGH RES.
The press release preparation and distribution services are provided to all A' Medical Design Award winners automatically and without any payments.


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DESIGNER INTERVIEWS
A' Medical Design Award publishes interviews with the winning designers at designerinterviews.com, all winners are eligible for complimentary interviews.


Designer Interviews Website

PICKED BY PRESS
Designer Interviews are also available at A' Design Award Website and are part of the Press Kit that are distributed to media members.


Designer Interviews Platform

RE-USED BY PRESS.
Designer Interviews are provided in a way to encourage usage without attribution to A' Medical Design Award, this helps press members write their articles faster.


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DESIGN INTERVIEWS
A' Medical Design Award publishes interviews regarding award winning medical designs at design-interviews.com, interview service is provided free of charge for all winners.


Design Interviews Website

DESIGNED FOR PRESS
Design Interviews, which are also available at A' Design Award Website, are part of the Electronic Press Kit that are distributed to journalists.


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INTEGRATED BY PRESS.
Design interviews were designed in a way to incentivize coverage without attribution to A' Medical Design Award, this helps journalists write feature stories faster.


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DESIGN LEGENDS
A' Medical Design Award publishes interviews with legendary designers at design-legends.com and as a laureate, we would be honor to feature you as well.


Design Legends Website

LEGENDARY INTERVIEWS
Design Legends interviews help award-winning designers express themselves and explain their medical designs better to their audiences with long format text.


Design Legends Platform

LEGENDARY COMMUNICATION.
Design Legends interviews are included in your Electronic Press Kits that are distributed to media, and are also available for you for your own communication.


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MAGNIFICIENT DESIGNERS
A' Medical Design Award publishes interviews of magnificient designers at magnificentdesigners.com, award-winners are all contacted to schedule for interviews.

Magnificent Designers Website

MAGNIFICIENT MEDIA
Magnificient Designers platform allows laureates to communicate their perspectives on medical designs with easy to follow questions and answers format.

Magnificent Designers Platform

LOVED BY READERS.
Magnificient Designers, along with other interview platforms provide design oriented audiences rich and high quality knowledge and wisdom into philosophy of designers.


Discover Intriguing Design Interviews

Discover intriguing design interviews published by The Medical Design Design Competition at these fine design interview websites : — Magnificent Designers #1 Magnificent DesignersDesign Interviews #2 Design InterviewsDesign Legends #3 Design LegendsDesigner Interviews #4 Designer Interviews


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IDNN NETWORK
International Design News Network helps your medical designs get true international coverage through local publications.


Design News Website

REACHING 99.9%
IDNN Reaches the 99.9% of the World Population in their native language, and helps you communicate your medical designs to audiences far and beyond.


Design News Platform

IN 108 LANGUAGES
IDNN Network publishes award-winning medical design news in 108 languages, in 108 publications, for true global outreach.


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BDCN NETWORK
Best Design Creative Network is all about communicating your excellence in medical design especially to your locality.


BDCN Website

122 SHOWCASES
122 Websites, each specialized in a geographic area showcase the best of the best works from the region.


BDCN Platform

IN ALL REGIONS
When you win the A' Medical Design Award you will be listed in your local BDCN publication aimed to attract clients, consumers, customers and buyers to you.


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BEST NETWORK
Best Designers Platform is all about delivering due respects, recognition and good reputation rightfully deserved by A' Medical Design Award laureates.


Best Website

ACCLAIMED AND BRILLIANT
Get recognized, respected and published among other acclaimed and brilliant medical design masters, and get found when good medical design is searched for.


Best Design Promotion Platform

FAMOUS AND INFLUENTIAL
A' Medical Design Award winners, with their outstanding and excellent designs deserve all the fame and influence, and getting listed as best of the best helps.


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DXGN NETWORK
Design News Exchange Network spotlights, publishes and features good medical designs worldwide.


DXGN Website

GOOD DESIGN
DXGN is composed of 127 amazing magazines that feature award-winning designers and their work.


DXGN Platform

FOR GREAT AUDIENCES
A' Medical Design Award winners are provided free editorial coverage and a free news article that feature their medical designs.


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GOOD NETWORK
Good Design Dissemination Network is composed of 50 publications that feature good design.


Good Website

INDUSTRY SPECIFIC
For each and every industry, there is a distinct publication that will feature, spotlight and highlight your works.


Good Platform

DESIGN SHOWCASE
Good design deserves great recognition, and winners of A' Medical Design Award will be prominently featured and published.


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PRESS CONTROL PANEL
A' Medical Design Award provides a unique control panel for press members, accredited press members are given a lot of controls and functionality.


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HELPING PRESS
Some of the prominent functions are: requesting interviews with winners, downloading press kits of winners with high-resolution images etc.


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AND THE WINNERS
Press Members could also upload their articles in PDF format, keep track of their likes etc. Designers can see press interests and downloads.


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DESIGNERS.ORG
Designers.org premium portfolio profile is provided to all A' Medical Design Award winners, free of charge, to showcase their award-winning medical designs.


Designers.org Website

PREMIUM PORTFOLIO
Unlike other platforms, the Designers.org is very selective for the sort of projects that are showcased and exhibited, getting included is a privilage.


Designers.org Platform

SHOWCASE AND EXHIBIT
Get your work exhibited and showcased beautifully. By winning the A' Medical Design Award you will get a premium portfolio created for you, without you doing anything, we will list all your award-winning medical designs on your behalf.


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SECURITY COMES FIRST
The Security of your submissions, your personal data and designs is of uttermost importance to A' Medical Design Award.

Electronic data security for design

SECURE HASH ALGORITHM
Your personal data is saved with SHA algorithm and even we do not know your password. Furthermore, connections are secured with SSL.

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PRIVACY LOCK
A' Medical Design Award never shares your personal data with other publishers, let alone selling it. Furthermore you can use privacy locks for your designs.


How to Take Part in Medical Design Competition 2022 - 2023

Participating in the Medical Design Design Competition is easy; first create an account at the A' Design Award and Competition, login to your account and submit your project. When you upload your design, your project will be checked by the preliminary jury for its presentation. Later, your design will be assigned a preliminary score from 10 (best) to 0 (worst), your work may also be marked approved or rejected to take part in the competition. If your entry is approved you can continue nominating your work for Medical Design Awards consideration. If your entry is rejected, you are suggested to update your presentation before nominating your work to Medical Design Award.


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DESIGNER RANKINGS
A' Design Award and Competition publishes Designer Rankings that is easily accessible by public and media.


Designer Rankings Website

TOP 10 DESIGNERS
The Rankings feature the number of awards won by each designer and total rankings. Top 10, Top 100 and Top 1000 Designers can be accessed.


Designer Rankings Platform

YOUR PLACE IS RESERVED
A' Medical Design Award Winners have their spot in the Designer Rankings reserved, to ensure their excellent design skills gain worldwide recognition.


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WORLD DESIGN RANKINGS
A' Design Award and Competition publishes World Designer Rankings that ranks countries and regions based on awarded participants.


World Design Rankings Website

PRESTIGE AND HONOUR
Each country and region further lists the best designers, artists and architects within, and for each award you won, you will be increasing your country score as well.


World Design Rankings Platform

THE FIRST AND ONLY
WDR - World Design Rankings is the first and only inclusive ranking system for design among multiple disciplines, with almost all industries represented.


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AIBA
Alliance of International Business Associations. Free membership for award winning associations, organizations, institutions and clubs.


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ISPM
International Society of Product Manufacturers. Free membership for award winning product manufacturers and companies.


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IBSP
International Bureau of Service Providers. Free membership for award winning businesses and institutions in tertiary sector of the economy.


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IAD
International Association of Designers. Free membership opportunity for A' Medical Design Award laureates.


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ICCI
International Council of Creative Industries. Free membership for award winning businesses and institutions related to creativity.


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IDC
International Design Club. Free membership for award winning creative agencies, architecture offices, artists workshops and designer studios.


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PRELIMINARY JUDGING
Each uploaded design recieves a confidential preliminary score, free of charge, by A' Medical Design Award. Get a score of 0 (worst) to 10 (best) and learn how good your work actually is.


Inspecting designs

THE PROCESS
One of the professional preliminary jury members, apart from the grand jury panel, checks your entries, and provides suggestions on how to improve your design presentation.


Reviewing designs

APPROVED OR REJECTED
Your design will be scored, and further it will be either approved or rejected, if rejected you are suggested to make the required changes before nominating your design.


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A' AWARD @ SOCIAL MEDIA
A' Design Award & Competition actively takes part in the social media and the ongoing conversation in order to relay your message.


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THE PHENOMENON
Social media is great to reach out your prospective customers and to connect with your existing clients. A' Medical Design Award takes it up a notch, presenting you with countless tools and opportunities to relay your success at social media.


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AND WE ARE IN
No matter what the media is, A' Medical Design Award is ready to take your message further by helping you reach a wider audience.


Design of the Day

DESIGN OF THE DAY
Design of the Day initiative aims to create social awareness for a single award-winning medical design work. Promoted not just in social media, but also featured in hundreds of publications.


Designer of the Day

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day initiative aims to create social awareness for a single award-winning physical person. Posted not just in social media, but also published in hundreds of blogs.


Design Interview of the Day

INTERVIEW OF THE DAY
Design Interview of the Day initiative creates social awareness for an award-winning medical design interview. Featured not just in social media, but also published in hundreds of media.


Design Legend of the Day

LEGEND OF THE DAY
Legend of the Day initiative aims to boost a single award-winning physical person in social media and hundreds of syndicated blogs, magazines and publications.


Design Team of the Day

TEAM OF THE DAY
Design Team of the Day initiative aims to boost a group of award-winning physical persons, usually a design team, in new media and hundreds of digital publications.


Design Highlight of the Day

HIGHLIGHT OF THE DAY
Highlight of the Day initiative helps us promote your medical design and your image as an award-winner in social media, as well as blogs, magazines and new media.


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CASE STUDY
As a business, you might already be spending tons of money on the advertisements, you already know the costs & prize for publications, advertorial and editorial placements but most importantly you know it is best when customers find you, when you are the spotlight.


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GET PUBLICITY
Winning the A' Medical Design Award could secure you some editorial space at both the traditional, new and social media and could create free publicity that your medical designs very much deserve, but most importantly, attracting prospective clients and customers to your business.


Design Award Gala-Night Host

GET ADVERTISED
With Exceptional PR Services, Electronic and Traditional Press Release Preparation and Distribution, Mass Media Syndication and the Advertisement Network, winning the A' Medical Design Award you may expect a great return on your investment and advertise your medical designs efficiently.


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JOIN FOR FREE
A' Design Award and Competition offers many programs that provide opportunity for students and young designers to take part in the competition free of charge.


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SUGGEST A TALENT PROGRAM
By taking part in this program, you can earn free entry tickets and t-shirts of A' Design Award and Competition by suggesting other designers.


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DESIGN AMBASSADOR PROGRAM
Students can also apply for becoming a Design Ambassador, by performing simple tasks, students can win free entry tickets to nominate their medical designs.


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DESIGN TRANSLATIONS
A' Medical Design Award winner designs are translated to almost all major languages free of charge, and each award-winning work is published in each and every language.


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TRANSLATION PLATFORM
In addition to the free of charge translation service provided by A' Medical Design Award, winners could further provide translations in their native languages.


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UNIVERSAL REACH
Reach 99% of the world population in their native language; reach non-English speaking world of buyers, press members, businesses and design enthusiasts.


Bullet + Stone Collection Architectural Hardware
The Majestic Watch Timepiece
Exxeo Luxury Hybrid Piano
DC 3 Stool
Float Rower Indoor Rowing Machine
180º North East Novel
Illusion Website
Unream Voxel Printed Lamp
Dab Ecg holter patch
Leaf Pendant Light
Ideal Combine Harvester
PepsiCo NSPIRE Mobile Kitchen
Insect Sculptures Advertising
Bugaboo Ant Travel Stroller
Miracle of Birth Choker
The Language of Flowers Print Design Collection
k-haler Inhaler
Lougang City CBD for Taihu
Petri dish under blue light

COMPETITION CATEGORIES
A' Design Award & Competition features many distinct design competition categories in order to reach the widest audience and to allow designers to compete in a truly international multi-disciplinary platform.

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WHY SO MANY CATEGORIES?
Research indicate that the worth and value of any award increases proportionally to its reach through network effects.

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CONCEPT OR FINISHED WORKS
A' Medical Design Award is open to all concept stage works, prototypes, finished and realized projects, services and products that are already in market.


Organized by A' Design Awards.

A' Design Award has over 100+ competition categories. — Urban Planning #63 District Design AwardsService #23 Business Design AwardsHome Appliance #11 White Good AwardsVehicle #9 Mobility Design AwardsAircraft #69 Drone Design AwardsKitchen Furniture #27 Kitchen Fixture AwardsFurniture #1 Japanese Product AwardsArchitecture #3 College Building AwardsFurniture #1 Student Furniture AwardsArchitecture #3 Residential Building Architecture AwardsFurniture #1 Plastic Furniture AwardsService #23 Business Strategy Design Awards are some of the accolades organized by the A' Design Awards.


Arrangement of XXL Trophies

RESPECT DESIGN
A' Medical Design Award respects designers and design oriented companies. The winners kit, logo and publicity services are all given and provided free of charge to all eligible winners.


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WINNERS' PACK
A' Design Award winners receive an exclusive and inclusive package of items, services and benefits to celebrate their victory, at no additional cost, without any further fees.


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NO FURTHER FEES
There are no extra fees for A' Medical Design Award winners for claiming the A' Design Prize. Gala-night and exhibition participation is free to eligible laureates. There are no annual fees for logo usage. There is only pure respect.


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PRESTIGE SYSTEM
The A' Medical Design Award grants you access the unique A' Prestige System that provides ultra exclusive intangible and tangible benefits.


Prestige Token

PRESTIGE TOKENS
Winners of the A' Medical Design Award are able to accumulate A' Prestige Tokens that could be exchanged for a plethora of privileged benefits and super exclusive services.


Prestigious designer

GOLDEN TICKETS
Having your name written and showcased on the walls of a contemporary design museum in large gold letters, and to have your works accepted to a permanent collection of a design museum are only some of the perks that may be obtained by using your A' Prestige.


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A' DESIGN STAR
The A' Design Star is a unique design recognition programme that is aimed to recognize and reward time-proven design capabilities.


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A' STAR EMBLEM
A' Design Star Emblem is a very special symbol awarded to select top designers, innovators and agencies that are able to repeatedly and consistently create good designs.


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A' STAR GUIDE
The A' Design Star guide lists the A' Design Star recognized 8-Star, 7-Star and 6-Star designers, and is aimed to help large enterprises and brands to find reliable design solution providers.


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WORLD DESIGN RATINGS
A' Medical Design Award winners will be listed at World Design Ratings, together with their WDC-Rank, Designer Title and Designer Honorifics.


World Design Ratings Website

DESIGNER HONORIFICS
A' Medical Design Award winners will be able to obtain respectable honorific titles based on their creative merits and tenets, including but not limited to Master and Grand-Master designations.


World Design Ratings Platform

HONOURING DESIGNERS
Your designer honorific title serves more than just to praise your excellent skills, they serve to signal your auidences to treat you with the uttermost respect you deserve as an outstanding designer.


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4K/8K VIDEO INTERVIEWS
Select A' Medical Design Award winners will be eligible to obtain a video interview published about their profile and award-winning medical designs.


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4K/8K SPOTLIGHT VIDEOS
Eligibile laureates will also have the opportunity to get their award-winning medical designs professionally spotlighted and video-captured.


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VIDEO CHANNELS
Your Video Interviews and Spotlight Videos, will be published and actively promoted at our video channels to help you reach new and younger audiences.


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RESOLUTE MOTTO
The motto of the A' Medical Design Award is "Ars Futura Cultura" i.e. Arts Cultivate the Future, Arts for the Culture of Future. We believe that the future is shaped by arts, design and technology, thus there is need of good medical design for a better future.

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DESIGNED FOR DESIGNERS
The A' Medical Design Award is created to act as blender; to bring together designers, companies, the audience and the press. A' Medical Design Award aims to highlight good products and services to design oriented audiences.

Design award symbolism

THE MYTH, THE LEGEND
Winning the A' Medical Design Award is a certificate of excellence for designers, a proof of quality for companies. Having the A' Medical Design Award attracts the eyes of design oriented audiences worldwide.


Best Medical Design Design Competition

In a world where vast number of designs communicated every year, The Medical Design Design Award aims to draw out the prime qualifications of foremost Medical Design designs and Medical Design design concepts by presenting them with PR and promotion. A' Medical Design Award is an annual juried design award organized by A' Design Award & Competitions. The award aims to emphasize, advance & spur good design, designers and design oriented companies by funneling the attention of press, interactive media, design critics, distributers and buyers to the winner.


Red trophy
Black trophy
Gold trophy
Silver trophy

5 TIERS OF HEAVEN
A' Medical Design Award is always awarded in five tiers: Platinum A' Medical Design Award, Gold A' Medical Design Award, Silver A' Medical Design Award, Bronze A' Medical Design Award and Iron A' Medical Design Award. These tiers are reserved for winner medical designs.


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5 LEVELS OF HELL
There is also honorable A' Medical Design Award Runner-up and A' Medical Design Award Participant status, the A' Medical Design Award Nominee tag, together with A' Medical Design Award Withdrawn and the A' Medical Design Award Disqualified status.


Iron trophy

FORESIGHT TO YOU
When you sign-up and upload your medical design to the A' Medical Design Award you gain divine insight; preliminary jurors will score your work from ten (10) "best" to zero (0) "worst" free of charge and confidential, so you know well in advance what to expect if you nominate your work.


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CATEGORY DEFINING
You will see that the A' Medical Design Award is an achievement like no other, much more than an accolade for good medical design, more than a medical design prize, completely redefining what a medical design award and medical design competition is all about.


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ENGINEERED
Every single element that makes the A' Design Prize for Good Medical design was synthetically designed and engineered to help your award-winning medical design reach its true maximum potential, to help you find new markets and audiences.


Premium winner kit package

COVETED PRIZE
Medical design award winner logo, medical design award trophy, medical design award winners book, medical design award winners certificate, medical design award gala-night, medical design award exhibition, and marketing services for good medical design. You can have it all.


All-Plus trophy
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Young Design Pioneer logo

YOUNG DESIGN PIONEER
Young Design Pioneer is a special recognition granted by International Design Club to a young yet highly professional and creative designer under the age of 40.


Young Design Pioneer recipient

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Young A' Medical Design Award laureates are eligible to be nominated for the Young Design Pioneer title and obtain their special certificate and trophy to celebrate the occassion.


Young Design Pioneer laureate

HIGHLIGHTING POTENTIAL
Young Design Pioneer recipients are also given the All-Plus Trophy, featuring a plus sign in all six perspectives, highlighting the immense, multi-dimensional creative and professional growth capacity.


All-Star Trophy
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Innovator of the Year logo

INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR
Innovator of the Year title is a special recognition granted by Alliance of International Business Associations to a select A' Medical Design Award winner enterprise that implements good design as a core value in their business.


Innovator of the Year recipient

RECOGNIZING GOOD DESIGN
Innovator of the Year title recognizes the use of good design in business to create superior products and projects that benefit the society, customers, clients as well as employees.


Innovator of the Year laureates

ALL STAR
Innovator of the Year recipients are given the All-Star Trophy, to highlight, recognize and celebrate their stellar innovation, creativity and expansional growth, as well as to thank them for making the World a better place with their good design.


Pi-Head Trophy
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Designer of the Year Logo on red background

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Designer of the Year is title the highest achievement granted by International Association of Designers, to award-winning designers to celebrate their success. Every year, only one Designer of the Year title is granted.


Signing the Designer of the Year certificate

SIGNED BY MASTERS
Designer of the Year Certificate is signed by 40 world-class master designers. Obtaining the Designer of the Year title is a great honour like no other.


Designer of the Year recipients taking their certificate from the gala-night host

PI-HEAD TROPHY
Designer of the Year are also given the special Pi-Head trophy to celebrate their success. A' Medical Design Award winners have a chance to get elected as the Designer of the Year.


Omega Particle trophy corner view

OMEGA PARTICLE
Omega Particle is the name of the trophy given to A' Medical Design Award winners. The Trophy represent infinite possibilities of a design process.


Omega Particle trophy middle view

SOFT ORGANIC INTERIOR
The soft organic curves within the trophy signify our emotions, the emotional content that is implemented in design process.


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HARD GEOMETRIC EXTERIOR
The hard geometric edges of the trophy signify logic, the scientific content that is embedded in design process.


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MEDIA PARTNERS
A' Medical Design Award has 46 media partners this year, when we talk about Media Partners, these are different from the list of publications we reach via pr campaigns or press releases; these are the list of publications that will definetely publish a selection of our winners.


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DIRECT EXPOSURE
By taking part and nominating your work, you gain direct exposure to our Media Partners, which combined, have more than hundred million page views annually, you will have a chance to tap on their audiences, and get your work seen by the millions. We had already provided 30.517 media placements for our laureates.


Design award promotion in New York Times Square

INDIRECT EXPOSURE
In addition to getting your work seen by 46 Media Partners, you will also get an opportunity to be discovered by 500.000+ journalists, editors and media members that receive our press releases.


Donatello Series 2 Automatic Tissue Processor
Naviswiss Navigation Camera
Unica Surgical light
Inyna Chic Intermittent Urinary Catheter
Robot Knee Replacement Surgery
IC100 Mobile 3D X-Ray Fluoroscope Medical Device
Alpha Biological Printer Machine
Luna Ultrasound Device
iHearty Biomedical Device
PUVA Chamber Whole Body Phototherapy
Thera Oral Teeth whitening device
Self Smear Test Kit Self Smear Test Kit
VisioFocus thermometer
Non Contact Thermometer Body Temperature Monitor
Kidney Assist Transporter Preservation and Transport of Organs
Zino Ultrasound Device
The Optimized Positioning System Personalized Hip Replacement Technology
Magic Jelly Swallowing Aid
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BIG BRANDS
The A' Medical Design Award is for everybody, but big brands know better how to use the medical design award efficiently for their benefits.


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FAMOUS COMPANIES
Enterprises especially use the medical design award logo, medical design award-winning status to promote sales, and further use the medical design award to celebrate success of their R&D teams.


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MAKE USE OF A' AWARD.
Companies also benefit from the international publicity, advertising and marketing services provided to medical design award-winners. You too can enjoy all these benefits.


Primary image example

MAIN IMAGE
To take part in A' Medical Design Award you need one primary main image that represents your medical design. This image shall be placed in a canvas that is 3600 x 3600 pixels, 72 dpi, jpeg file.


Optional image example

OPTIONAL IMAGES
If you wish to represent your medical design better, we would further recommend that you upload 4 optional images, each placed on a 1800 x 1800 pixel canvas, again 72 dpi jpeg files.


Optional data

SUPPORT FILES
Finally, and very optionally, depending on your work, you you may also desire to support your medical design presentation with video or pdf documents, or provide a private link to more data.


Designer registering an account for awards consideration

TAKE PART STEP #1
Register to A' Design Award & Competition for taking part in A' Medical Design Award. Make a quick registration with just your name, surname and email, or provide a full-registration with your complete profile details. Remember to confirm your e-mail address after registration to fully activate your profile.

Designer uploading a design to awards website

TAKE PART STEP #2
Login to A' Design Award & Competition. Upload your medical design from your control panel which is displayed and made available to you after your login. You can upload as many medical designs as you like, indeed seasoned laureates often upload multiple projects to get preliminary scores for all their recent works and portfolio.

Designer nominating a work for awards consideration

TAKE PART STEP #3
Nominate your medical design for A' Design Award & Competition, especially if you have a preliminary score of six (6) or higher, you got a good chance. If there are jury suggestions, follow them. That's it. It is free to sign-up for an account and you also get a free preliminary score for your uploaded designs.


Join A' Medical Design Award today for fame, prestige and publicity as well as to promote and advertise your name and your excellency in medical design. Position and market yourself as a leader in medical design industry.


References and Sources.

Lists of award-winning projects featured, from first row to last row, from left to right, in order of appearance: — 1 #61400 k-haler Inhaler2 #86300 Ion Endoluminal System Robotic Platform/Minimally Invasive Care3 #100998 AdaptDx Pro Measures Dark Adaptation4 #79284 daVinci SP Surgical System5 #123036 Sterilized Band-aids Disinfection and Dressing6 #40126 SMRT IMAGE Lumica MRI AV System7 #62735 Neuro 2 Hearing Aid8 #62853 CardioGraphe Ct Scanner9 #120933 Gait Analysis Robot Medical Health Measurement System10 #27947 VINNO 80 high end ultrasound scanner11 #65609 MyLab 9 Ultrasound system12 #46735 MESO® QuickPlex SQ 120 Multiplex Imager13 #55533 Technokosmeda 5000X Cosmetic appliances14 #27951 VINNO Family Compact Ultrasound Scanning Devices15 #49375 Aquila hematology analyzer16 #25662 Vibrolith RBST Electro-pneumatic lithotripter17 #28082 LedMax LED Curing Light18 #59489 Transformer Powered Surgical Stapler19 #77404 k-haler Inhaler20 #117296 Ion Endoluminal System Robotic Platform/Minimally Invasive Care21 #58984 AdaptDx Pro Measures Dark Adaptation22 #136965 daVinci SP Surgical System23 #53571 Sterilized Band-aids Disinfection and Dressing24 #29456 SMRT IMAGE Lumica MRI AV System25 #31501 Neuro 2 Hearing Aid26 #104797 CardioGraphe Ct Scanner27 #65254 Gait Analysis Robot Medical Health Measurement System28 #78042 VINNO 80 high end ultrasound scanner29 #75776 MyLab 9 Ultrasound system30 #46104 MESO® QuickPlex SQ 120 Multiplex Imager31 #63001 Technokosmeda 5000X Cosmetic appliances32 #99264 VINNO Family Compact Ultrasound Scanning Devices33 #136443 Aquila hematology analyzer34 #60913 Vibrolith RBST Electro-pneumatic lithotripter35 #61514 LedMax LED Curing Light36 #92952 Transformer Powered Surgical Stapler37 #68691 Donatello Series 2 Automatic Tissue Processor38 #54053 Naviswiss Navigation Camera39 #65562 Unica Surgical light40 #83253 Inyna Chic Intermittent Urinary Catheter41 #122818 Robot Knee Replacement Surgery42 #140668 IC100 Mobile 3D X-Ray Fluoroscope Medical Device43 #67618 Alpha Biological Printer Machine44 #130731 Luna Ultrasound Device45 #37519 iHearty Biomedical Device46 #41610 PUVA Chamber Whole Body Phototherapy47 #52286 Thera Oral Teeth whitening device48 #25349 Self Smear Test Kit Self Smear Test Kit49 #46631 VisioFocus thermometer50 #49196 Non Contact Thermometer Body Temperature Monitor51 #120987 Kidney Assist Transporter Preservation and Transport of Organs52 #131536 Zino Ultrasound Device53 #49213 The Optimized Positioning System Personalized Hip Replacement Technology54 #52625 Magic Jelly Swallowing Aid.