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At Umeå Institute of Design, this engagement is the core of our philosophy. Our heartfelt passion for being in dialogue with people and with the world, stems from our Scandinavian tradition.

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Projects

Algae Harvester

Algae Harvester

Water and Sanitation

An algae-eating drone that cleans polluted water

Ubuntu

Ubuntu

Health and Well-being

Lightweight, disposable beds for disaster areas

Asha

Asha

Health and Well-being

A portable system for pediatric care in remote places

Aeo

Aeo

Health and Well-being

An asthma inhaler that treats and teaches you

Verify

Verify

Health and Well-being

This tool treats the biggest problems in emergency medical care

Scentimo

Scentimo

Health and Well-being

Make a scrapbook of smells

Connected Play

Connected Play

Robotic Technology

Internet of Things meets lego

Nina

Nina

Health and Well-being

The future of Mammography

Kanga – Mobile Resuscitation Kit

Kanga – Mobile Resuscitation Kit

Health and Well-being

A Mobile Resuscitation Kit for Newborns

CRSQ

CRSQ

Health and Well-being

A tracking system for mass rescue operations at sea

Waveband – Hearing through haptics

Waveband – Hearing through haptics

Health and Well-being

A wearable device to communicate through touch

Animo

Animo

Health and Well-being

An interactive game to support stroke survivors’ rehab

Wonder-LAND

Wonder-LAND

Education

Mixed reality AR book system for explorative learning

TreeSense

TreeSense

Education

A sensory VR system that transforms a person into a tree, from a seedling to its full-size