Category Archives: Humanitarian markets

Design without Borders designs a low-cost medical device for administering safe IV-tranfusions


Congratulations on the great example of rapid prototyping for human centred design for development contexts!   From their FB page: Exciting times; the first prototype of the ECGF infusion set, a low-cost medical device for administering safe IV-tranfusions, is ready … Continue reading

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Reflections from human-centered design research in Uganda; by Lina Aspen


I asked Lina Aspen, industrial designer, to write some reflections following her trip to Uganda where she mapped end-user needs for Picterus.┬áHere is what she wrote: Empathy for the end user and who is really the end user? To make … Continue reading

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International energy stakeholder workshop in Addis Abeba


A stakeholder workshop was held at the Jupiter Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia a few weeks back. Participants at the workshop included two researchers from the department of product design at NTNU (including myself), the three master students conducting the … Continue reading

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