The ‘Carestream DRX Revolution Nano’ mobile medical x-ray unit was announced the winner of the inaugural ‘Design for Export’ award for a Product Design developed for international markets, judged by a panel of international design experts from London, Beijing, Seattle, Gothenburg, and Sydney.

Introducing the awards, Dr Brandon Gien, CEO of Good Design Australia, said they were established to help foster a culture of design creativity and innovation and to highlight the value and importance of design-led innovation in Australia. “Behind every successful export business is an innovative product or service” said Dr Gien, “Globally 19 of the top 30 exporting countries attribute their export performance to design and IP-related industries. In the EU alone 42% of total economic activity is generated by design-led industries”