The AAGBI Prize for Innovation in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain 2017 is open to all Great Britain and Ireland-based anaesthetists, intensivists and pain specialists. The 2017 Prize was presented at the AAGBI Winter Scientific Meeting on Friday 13 January 2017.
Congratulations to "An oxygen reservoir for use in difficult environments" Dr Susan Dorsch, Dr Roger Eltringham, Dr Ylva Konsberg, Mr Robert Neighbour and Dr David Peel Safe Anaesthesia Worldwide the following individuals who won the 2017 Award in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain.
Well done also to the joint runners up:
- The SOLOX TM System: Dr Ylva Konsberg, Safe Anaesthesia Worldwide
- The "Tansen Videolaryngoscope": Dr Chris Lambert Royal Free Hospital, London
The aims of the AAGBI Prize for Innovation
The AAGBI Prize raises awareness among anaesthetists about the importance of inventions and promoting the culture of innovation:
- To promote innovation in anaesthesia and intensive care
- To help individuals in their product development journey' from concept to the finished product
- To facilitate introduction to the medical equipment manufacturers or relevant organisation
- To facilitate testing of new equipment or an idea
- To facilitate marketing of a new product or an idea.
If you are interested in sponsor opportunities relating to the 2017 AAGBI Innovation Award, please contact AAGBI Marketing & Communications Manager, Stephanie Addington, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7631 8854. For more information visit here.
Previous winning entries for the AAGBI Prize for Innovation:
2016 - Relax Anaesthetics by Dr Peter Brooks, Consultant Anaesthetist at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Case study of Relax Anaesthetics, featured in Anaesthesia News, May 2016
2015 - The Non Injectable Arterial Connector (NIC) by Dr Maryanne Mariyaselvam
2014 - 'SAFIRA - Safe Injection System for Regional Anaesthesia by Dr Emad Fawzy.
2013 - 'The Mobile Capnograph' by Safe Anaesthesia Worldwide.
2012 - 'Air-Free Drip Chamber' by Dr James Limb and 'Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anaesthesia with an Optimised Ultrasound Transducer' by Dr Graeme McLeod.