Ottobock Genium Wins red dot Design Award


Ottobock, Duderstadt, Germany, has won a 2012 red dot Product Design Award, life sciences and medicine category, for its Genium leg prosthesis system.

According to the red dot website, there were more than 14,000 submissions from 58 countries for this year's competition. The 4,515 entries that made it before the international jurors were assessed live and on site. The experts take various criteria in to the decision, such as the degree of innovation, functionality, or the ecological compatibility.

The awards will be presented at a gala awards ceremony on July 2, in Essen, Germany.