Signifier Medical Technologies Ltd, formerly known as Snoozeal, has won the iF DESIGN AWARD for Design Excellence, in the product category, for Snoozeal, a medical device designed for muscle toning for patients with sleep apnea and snoring that has CE approval in Europe and is working on FDA approval in the United States.

Anshul Sama, BMedSci, BMBS, FRCS (Gen Surg), FRCS (OTOL), says in a release, “Our team is thrilled to have been awarded such a prestigious honor from iF International Forum Design. Snoozeal is a result of a devoted effort by many highly skilled professionals from sleep medicine, maxillofacial surgery, product development, medical engineering, software engineering, and regulatory that led to an easy-to-use, effective product that will be readily available to all and workable through a phone app. We are looking forward to bringing Snoozeal to market and helping more people improve their quality of sleep with this easy-to-use and effective solution.”

Organized by iF International Forum Design GmbH, the iF Design Award contest started in Germany in 1953. Design submissions are subject to comprehensive evaluation for design, innovativeness, functionality, and seven additional categories including product, packaging, communication, and professional concepts.

iF Design Award 2020 winners are announced online through the iF Design Award website and iF Design app and winning designs will be presented at the iF Design Exhibition from May 2-10 during Berlin Design Week 2020.