Sung-Joon Kim, a senior at the Department of Industrial Design, KAIST, has won the highest award at the International Forum Design held in Hanover, Germany, university sources said on Monday (April 13).
At the design exhibition held in February under the theme of "life, live, work," Kim presented "Rescue Stick," a portable life saving equipment and "Recovery Arm Sling," a medical treatment device, in cooperation with three students from other Korean universities. Both entries were included among the 15 works selected as the top designs.
The design competition has been organized by iF International Forum Design, known as one of the world"s three leading design exhibitions.
Kim, leader of the team, received the prize at the awarding ceremony held in Nuremberg on March 24. The award-winning designs were on display at the design fair of the Altenpflege + Propflege, a nursing care exhibition, in the same city on March 24-26.