The award ceremony for the Innovation Awards took place according to tradition with the start of Kind + Jugend. This year, 166 companies from 27 countries in eight categories applied for the coveted distinction of the most innovative, market-ready product of 2016.
The winners received their prizes
The British manufacturer Omnio Innovation Makers Ltd. particularly scored points with the innovative design of the front wheels, which extremely simplify steering, especially on rough terrain. Thanks to the compact folding technology, the pram can be easily stored or carried as a backpack.
It offers comprehensive protection for the child with its integrated airbags. In addition, the seat is i-Size-compatible and can be rotated 360 degrees, thus ensuring easy operation when securing the child.
In addition to the functionality of the suitcase in itself, BedBox® makes it possible to transport children from 0 to 7 years of age while they are sitting on the suitcase. It can also be unfolded to create an airplane bed for children with just a few actions. A comfortable mattress is already integrated into the suitcase.
The product is the newest generation of digital networking in the baby environment and offers the networking of numerous devices, from the camera through a scale to the air humidifier and the music box.
It possesses an integrated loudspeaker that simulates a humming tone similar to that perceived by babies in the womb. The loudspeaker is easy to operate and shuts itself off automatically after around 40 minutes. In addition to this, the Whisbear® can also be affixed to any children's bed or in the car thanks to its magnetic arm.
Thanks to its specially developed material, the Insect Shield Grobag provides optimal protection from insects as a sleeping bag. The textile fibres contain an insect repellent that is unobjectionable for health and repels ticks, mosquitoes, flies or fleas. This function is also retained after washing.
The uniquely formed baby bottle not only warms up mother's milk three times faster than any other baby bottle. In the process it preserves all of the important nutrients of the milk that are indispensable for newborns.