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DESIGN X SOCIAL

Global Innovation Challenge 2020

Design X Social is UMO Design Foundation’s core event which reflects its founding philosophy of ‘good design for better living’. This social innovation challenge aims to create a positive impact in the lives of people by identifying urgent social issues and addressing them by design, progressively.

Design X Social 2020 Winners

Best Design – Citizens & Professionals

Mobile Medicals

Here people neither have to travel long to get medicine, nor spend lot of money in private medicals shops.

Team: By Design

Best Design – Educational Institutes

Zoori

The application aims at giving the customers a chance to shop for essentials while maintaining a safe distance.

Team: YOU.EYE

Best Design – Businesses & Enterprises

Humans Of Chennai

This app will make sure that no one is left alone and they can always look forward to get help.

Team: D5 (DISRUPTIVE)

Special Jury Award

Seekho

One stop platform for teachers to manage students and take their assessment and to get trained for the new education mode.

Team: Prayaas

People Choice Award

Aatmanirbh.Ar

The application we designed will help people resolve their problems and avail contactless repair assistance.

Team: Revive

THE URGENT PROBLEM

Life In Lockdown

What if we are in a lockdown situation for more than a year?

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250 Teams, 1200 Participants, 170 Mentors, 70 Jury Members, 10 Countries, and 5 Awards

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Waste Management

ECOVEND

The existing production cycle of protective wearables has not been sustainable. As a result, the…

Team: ASAP
Design Schools
India
Finalist
Wellness

Adios Hunger – Khwaish

Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, vulnerable communities around the world have been sending a clear,…

Team: Mosaic
Design Schools
India
Finalist
Education

Innovate 2 Infinity

Schools across India have remained closed throughout the academic year 2020-21. This has contributed to…

Team: Lead by Design
Enterprises
India
Finalist
Health Care

Remocare

A new normal has descended upon us wherein we have learned to connect with the…

Team: You - I - You - Ex
Citizens
India
Finalist
Wellness

Tithlee

With the COVID-19 pandemic at large, long-distance caregivers working overseas are facing challenges in caring…

Team: Butterfly Team
Citizens
Singapore
Finalist
Wellness

Community Light-Hub (Braving Pandemic in times…

Local communities are powering the system: 1. Localized activation hubs which are Info/ resources -…

Team: Changethinkers
Citizens
India
Finalist
Health Care

Fighting Quarantine Blues: Mental Health Support

Mental Health is a rising concern among many age-group. Battling the fears, stress, and insecurities…

Team: TheNextSolution
Citizens
Switzerland
Finalist
Health Care

RVRT

Coronavirus engulfed our nation into a 2nd wave, with the daily cases reaching up to…

Team: Avant Garde Inc.
Citizens
India
Finalist
Health Care

UVfy

Hospital-acquired infections are the fifth leading cause of mortality in critical care hospitals. The threat…

Team: dVerse Labs
Enterprises
India
Finalist
Health Care

#GiveBack

How might we sustain a high level of medical care during future waves of Covid-19…

Team: Freethinking
Enterprises
South Africa
Finalist
Health Care

Help children who lost their parents…

More than 1 million children experienced the death of one or both parents during the…

Team: Intergalactic Surfers
Enterprises
India
Finalist
Health Care

Kiran

India’s grinding national coronavirus lockdown complicated life for women trying to access safe abortions. With…

Team: Girl Power
Enterprises
US