WFSA Fresenius Kabi Anaesthesia Innovation Awards
The WFSA Fresenius Kabi Anaesthesia Innovation Awards identifies and supports the development of innovations that have the potential to transform the field of anaesthesia and improve patient safety worldwide. One award has been given each year for the duration of this three-year project, and 2019 is the third and final round.
Innovations can relate to anaesthesia, critical care or pain and be:
• A new product/ device
• An IT innovation
• A new techniques or solution of a problem
• An innovation in education or training in anaesthesiology
As part of their award winners receive up to $25,000 to develop and help take the product or technology to market.
2017: SmartBlade: Video laryngoscope by Caroline Corbett and Nick Nevin
2018: RevoCap: A revolution in Global Capnography by Maziar Mohsen Nourian and Michael Lipnick
An affordable and context-appropriate capnography device for use in low and middle income countries. Read the news article
2019: To be announced shortly