2014 Galleries

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Winner - Bronze

Competition: Spark:Health
Designer: Jochen Backs - Principal Industrial Designer
Design Type: Advanced Spinal Repair
Company / Organization / School: Benvenue Medical
Website: http://www.studiobacks.com

KIVA for Advanced Spinal Repair: Complete redesign of external handle and internal mechanism, including new deployment methodology, locking/unlocking safety features, new drive knob, ergonomic grip with overmolding allowing for towards/away facing grip positions, Distal hub, Working cannula and Access tools. Kiva Coil and Kiva Implant can be precisely monitored through a status window providing feedback to the physician minimizing errors and malfunctions. The new deployment handle guides new users as an excellent training tool them step-by-step. The design included development of graphics and icons for Coil and Implant sides, CMF, logo and branding.