Projects

LESS stand

Product: Stretcher stand
Client: Less
DIP: Funded by DIP, Design-driven Innovation Program

improving first aid provision

Background
 Leaving patients on a stretcher on the ground for extended periods of time increases the risk of hypothermia. Thus, a custom designed stand was needed, also allowing doctors to better perform first aid on the patient prior to them being released, or brought to the hospital by ambulance or helicopter. 

Solution
The stand is built to be flexible and adaptable in use. It is designed to be easy to carry and setup in the disaster area with various use modes: high, low, tilted, ladder and of course also collapses to fit in the same bag as the stretchers. Furthermore four smart hooks are integrated in the stand to quickly secure the stretcher.

In collaboration with K8, LESS stretcher stand project got funded by DIP, Design-driven Innovation Program.

Read more about the project on LESS stand design pilot case
LESS: www.less.no

DIP, Design-Driven Innovation Program:
Design-driven innovation is a systematic and user-driven approach to the ideas stage in the development of new products, services or business processes. Through Design-Driven Innovation Programme, pilot projects are being funded, both in private companies and within the public sector.

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