Awards & Accolades

All of the work our Human Centric Design team does is focused on improving people's lives. We don't do it for the accolades. But it certainly does feel nice when we get recognition for our efforts.

Athletic woman stretching on yoga mat

MDDI Dare to Dream - Grand Prize 2014

Designed to help seniors retain strength for successful aging in place, the Smart Suit is a responsive garment that will improve muscle tone, strength and balance when it is worn.

graphic showing the layers of the conformal battery

Create the Future 2017 - Consumer Product Winner

Battelle received this recognition for its conformal battery, which removes the design constraints imposed from traditional batteries.

Smart Aid

IDEA Bronze Award for Design Strategy

An innovative solution to treating non-life threatening injuries, the SmartAid would help emergency workers treat victims in an event that multiple persons are injured in an accident.


Multiple 2016 R&D 100 Awards

Our NeuroLife™ Neural Bypass Technology received three different R&D 100 Awards. This non-invasive neuromuscular electrical stimulation system allowed a paralyzed patient regain conscious control of his fingers, hand and wrist.

“I am extremely pleased with how you are conducting the studies. It is refreshing to see how well organized and executed everything is compared to other design firms we have worked with.”

Group Head, Human Factors Engineering, Global Pharma

“The product concepts you created have received the most positive customer research results we have ever seen!”

Director, Advanced Development, surgical equipment manufacturer

“It is incredible how you were able to take so much complex information and boil it down to a simple, elegant solution. This is why we keep coming back!”

Vice President, R&D, global medical device manufacturer