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FST Chemist and team cops Global Innovation Award

Photo caption: Top L-R: Ms. Georgia Crawford-Williams, Dr. Peter Nelson; Bottom: L-R: Ms. Shannon Dacosta.

LifeSavers Wipes cops the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) – Short-Life Product Achievement Award for 2022. The announcement was made on March 30, 2022 at the IDEA Achievement Show. LifeSavers Wipes, is a local product developed by Dr. Georgia Crawford Williams, Dr. Peter Nelson (Dept. of Chemistry, The UWI Mona) and Shannon Dacosta, The line of Lifesavers product, which includes personal hygiene wipes/toilet paper, was designed to indicate to users if they are unwell as it changes in colour in cases where health abnormalities are detected in the urine. The product will now join an exclusive group of past winners that have become game changers in the engineered fabrics industry, including Huggies pull ups, Purex three-in-one laundry sheets, Lysol disinfectant wipes and Procter & Gamble's Swiffers.  The Faculty is proud of their achievement. Well done! 

Click to see the announcement of the winning team, and comments from Dr. Georgia Crawford Williams.




Published on 31 Mar, 2022

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